IAMCR calls on the Nigerian government to drop proposed restrictive legislation regulating the media and to lift its suspension of Twitter.
The July newsletter of the Participatory Communication Research Section includes all the details about the section's participation at IAMCR 2021: Online Conference Papers programme, online video session, interactive forums and more.
IAMCR endorses the recently-launched Public Service Media and Public Service Internet Manifesto, a collective work of communication scholars and practitioners that calls for the safeguarding of the existence, funding, and independence of Public Service Media and the creation of a Public Service Internet.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Kelsey Whipple (U of Massachusetts) for her project "Welcome to the neighborhood: Examining hyper-local information-sharing and community development on NextDoor". An honorable mention goes to Ratan Naga Deepika (U of Hyderabad).
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship will be awarded to Anne Leitch and Bridget Backhaus of Griffith University, Queensland, Australia for their project: Warming Up: Exploring creative audio production for climate change communication on community radio.
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is profoundly saddened by the death of Jesús Martín-Barbero, a leading communication scholar who made his home in Colombia since 1963. Our 2017 conference in Cartagena featured a plenary session dedicated to his work. Our condolences to his friends, family and colleagues.
IAMCR calls on the Nigerian government to drop proposed restrictive legislation regulating the media and to lift its suspension of Twitter.
The July newsletter of the Participatory Communication Research Section includes all the details about the section's participation at IAMCR 2021: Online Conference Papers programme, online video session, interactive forums and more.
IAMCR endorses the recently-launched Public Service Media and Public Service Internet Manifesto, a collective work of communication scholars and practitioners that calls for the safeguarding of the existence, funding, and independence of Public Service Media and the creation of a Public Service Internet.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Kelsey Whipple (U of Massachusetts) for her project "Welcome to the neighborhood: Examining hyper-local information-sharing and community development on NextDoor". An honorable mention goes to Ratan Naga Deepika (U of Hyderabad).
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship will be awarded to Anne Leitch and Bridget Backhaus of Griffith University, Queensland, Australia for their project: Warming Up: Exploring creative audio production for climate change communication on community radio.
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is profoundly saddened by the death of Jesús Martín-Barbero, a leading communication scholar who made his home in Colombia since 1963. Our 2017 conference in Cartagena featured a plenary session dedicated to his work. Our condolences to his friends, family and colleagues.

IAMCR books

Edited by Loïc Ballarini, this is the 15th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Using numerous case studies, this book helps to define how complex the question of independence is today.

The Handbook of Media Education Research

Edited by Divina Frau-Meigs, Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat, Michael Hoechsmann and Stuart R. Poyntz, 2020

This timely volume discusses recent developments in the field in the context of related scholarship, public policy, formal and non-formal teaching and learning, and DIY and community practice.

Members' books

Branded Content: The Fateful Merging of Media and Marketing

By Jonathan Hardy, this book is a critical study of the changing relationship between media and marketing communications in the digital age.

 Communicating COVID-19: Everyday Life, Digital Capitalism, and Conspiracy Theories in Pandemic Times

By Christian Fuchs, this book analyses the changes of everyday communication in the COVID-19 crisis and how misinformation has spread online throughout the pandemic.

The House That Zee Built

By Surbhi Dahiya, this book is as much a telling of the legacy of India’s pioneering media enterprise as it is about the people and the strategies behind it.

Olympic and Paralympic Analysis 2020: Mega events, media, and the politics of sport

Edited by Daniel Jackson, Alina Bernstein, Michael Butterworth, Younghan Cho, Danielle Sarver Coombs, Michael Devlin and Chuka Onwumechili, this publication captures the immediate thoughts, reflections, and insights from the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games from the cutting edge of sport, communication and media research.