The Gender and Communication section has issued its February 2023 newsletter including information about events and publications that might be of interest to its members. Read it here.

The Political Communication Research Section issued its February newsletter with the latest calls for papers, jobs and networking opportunities, publications, and events that might be of interest to the section's members.

03 March, 2023 - IAMCR's Journalism Research and Education Section sponsored the webinar titled "Empowering Women Journalists in the Global South", reflecting upon the diverse issues that impinge on women journalists’ professional lives and thus rendering them less empowered to perform their journalistic roles. 

21 February, 2023 - IAMCR will host a preconference to UNESCO’s Global Conference “Internet for Trust - Towards Guidelines for Regulating Digital Platforms for Information as a Public Good” at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The preconference is titled "Governing the Internet for Democracy: Lessons from Research Embracing a Multicentred World".

The Environment, Science & Risk Communication Working Group issued its latest newsletter with a reminder of the IAMCR 2023 abstract submission deadline, a call for reviewers and information about the Climate Communication Awards. Download it in PDF format.

The Participatory Communication Research Section regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The January 2023 issue includes a reminder of the IAMCR 2023 abstract submission deadline and a call for reviewers.

IAMCR books

The Global Media Policy Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of Global Communication Governance at the Crossroads, the 20th title in the IAMCR/Palgrave series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Edited by Claudia Padovani, Véronique Wavre, Arne Hintz, Gerard Goggin and Petros Iosifidis.

Edited by Margaret Gallagher and Aimee Vega Montiel (2023)

This book engages contemporary debates on women’s rights, democracy, and neoliberalism through the lens of feminist communication scholarship.

Members' books

By Yerkebulan Sairambay, "New Media and Political Participation in Russia and Kazakhstan: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Young People in Eurasia" confronts the sociological problem of the usage of new media by young people in political participation, particularly in Eurasian countries.

Edited By Paul Reilly and Virpi Salojärvi, heads of IAMCR's Crisis Security and Conflict Communication Working Group, the this book explores how both elite and non-elite actors frame societal threats such as the refugee crisis and COVID-19 using both digital and traditional media.

Centered around Mexico as a case study, this book explores the production of political entertainment in post-authoritarian legacy media and how political and economic conditions constrain the range and edge of discourse. By Martin Echeverría and Frida V. Rodelo.

Questioning what it means to ‘grow up digital’ in twenty-first century India, "Childscape, Mediascape: Children and Media in India" explores a variety of themes relating to children and the media landscape. Edited by IAMCR co-Vice president Usha Raman, and Sumana Kasturi.