A record number of 27 travel grants worth almost US$40,000 have been offered to early-stage scholars who are members of IAMCR from low and middle income countries. The winners include 19 women and 8 men from 13 different countries. The list of winners is published on the IAMCR website.
By Mehita Iqani - This book looks at the media representation of consumer culture in Africa, China, Brazil and India through case studies ranging from celebrity selfies, to travel websites, news reports and documentary film.
May 3-4, 2016 - IAMCR will co-sponsor Knowledge is key: The Contribution of Research to Securing the Safety of Journalism, a UNESCO Research Conference to be held in Helsinki, Finland to mark World Press Freedom Day.
Elections for IAMCR's Executive Board and International Council are taking place from 23 May to 12 June. The Election Committee distributed a bulletin to give IAMCR members the opportunity to endorse candidates, and make comments and questions. The bulletin was sent by email to all members and also published on the website. All five editions of...
IAMCR co-sponsored What is Media?, a conference organised by the University of Oregon that addressed questions such as: What is media today? How is media studies defined? How have media technologies transformed media theory and practice? What are the futures of media and how are they evolving?
IAMCR is co-sponsoring Knowledge is key: the contribution of research to securing the safety of journalism, a UNESCO Research Conference on Safety of Journalists to be held on 3-4 May 2016 in connection with World Press Freedom Day in Helsinki, Finland.