The voting period for the Sections and Working Groups heads election has ended. We would like to thank all of the candidates who expressed their willingness to serve as a section and working group officer by running for a position. And thanks to all who voted. See the results here.
IAMCR 2020 began Sunday 12 July with an Opening Ceremony, including three short keynotes, and the launch of 680 Online Papers grouped into 153 virtual panels.
IAMCR 2020, the association’s first global online conference, launches this Sunday in Tampere, Finland and wherever you are. With 6 plenary sessions, 26 video sessions produced by IAMCR’s sections and working groups, and 680 online papers, there will be lots to read and watch.
The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The June newsletter includes information about the upcoming section heads elections and the IAMCR 2020 online conference. Read it here.
The submission site for Online Conference Papers is now closed. We want to thank all of the authors who submitted a total of 680 papers. The final programme will be published soon.
From the IAMCR June 2020 newsletter: As Covid-19 made its way around the world in the first few months of the year Kaarle Nordenstreng suddenly became a central actor as Tampere University in Finland became the host, first of a face-to-face and then an online conference. What follows is an account from his perspective of how things developed.
The voting period for the Sections and Working Groups heads election has ended. We would like to thank all of the candidates who expressed their willingness to serve as a section and working group officer by running for a position. And thanks to all who voted. See the results here.
IAMCR 2020 began Sunday 12 July with an Opening Ceremony, including three short keynotes, and the launch of 680 Online Papers grouped into 153 virtual panels.
IAMCR 2020, the association’s first global online conference, launches this Sunday in Tampere, Finland and wherever you are. With 6 plenary sessions, 26 video sessions produced by IAMCR’s sections and working groups, and 680 online papers, there will be lots to read and watch.
The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The June newsletter includes information about the upcoming section heads elections and the IAMCR 2020 online conference. Read it here.
The submission site for Online Conference Papers is now closed. We want to thank all of the authors who submitted a total of 680 papers. The final programme will be published soon.
From the IAMCR June 2020 newsletter: As Covid-19 made its way around the world in the first few months of the year Kaarle Nordenstreng suddenly became a central actor as Tampere University in Finland became the host, first of a face-to-face and then an online conference. What follows is an account from his perspective of how things developed.

IAMCR books

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.

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.

Members' books

The Rise and Fall of the International Organization of Journalists Based in Prague 1946–2016

In this book, Finnish scholar Kaarle Nordenstreng provides a unique account of the Prague-based International Organization of Journalists, a group that was at one time the world’s largest media association.

COVID-19 from the Margins. Pandemic Invisibilities, Policies and Resistance in the Datafied Society

Edited by Stefania Milan, Emiliano Treré and Silvia Masiero, this book is a multilingual conversation that celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity but also de-centers dominant ways of being and knowing while contributing a decolonial approach to the narration of the COVID-19 crisis.

Digital contention in a divided society

By Paul Reilly, this book explores how platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are used by citizens to frame contentious parades and protests in 'post-conflict' Northern Ireland.

Free Speech and Hate Speech in the United States

Drawing on Axel Honneth’s theory of recognition, Chris Demaske develops in this book a two-tiered framework for free speech analysis that will promote a strategy for combating hate speech.