Camila Garcia Kieling is a PhD candidate in Social Communication at the Pontifical Catholic University in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In this note she reflects on the multilingual nature of IAMCR 2017 and volunteers to help ensure that future IAMCR conferences are at least bilingual.
Willemien Calitz is a PhD student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa currently researching China-Africa and the media. She was awarded an IAMCR travel grant to present two papers: "Influences on South African and Chinese journalists covering China’s human rights and sustainable development record" to the Emerging Scholars Network and "...
Trang Pham is a resident of Vietnam and PhD candidate at the University of Calgary. She received a travel grant to present her paper, "Vietnam’s Broadband Internet - Farmers’ Agency vs. Public Discourse: A Case Study to Extend Social Construction of Technology Theories in the South" to the Communication Policy and Technology Section at IAMCR's...
The International Forum for Communication Law and Ethics (Foro Internacional de Ética y Derecho de la Información - FIEDI) has published an ebook, Cross-border Journalism and Human Dignity, with the proceedings of its 2017 conference, organised in Cartagena, Colombia as an IAMCR pre-conference in cooperation with IAMCR's Law Section.
With only a few days to go, this message, with last-minute tips for travel to Cartagena and preparations for IAMCR 2017, was sent to all registered participants of IAMCR 2017 on Wednesday 12 July. Se envió tambien en español.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the award committee for the 2017 prize in memory of Dallas Smythe has declared a tie, with the prize to be shared jointly by two authors: Hannah Spyksma (PhD Candidate, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia) and Lee McGuigan (PhD student University of Pennsylvania).
Camila Garcia Kieling is a PhD candidate in Social Communication at the Pontifical Catholic University in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In this note she reflects on the multilingual nature of IAMCR 2017 and volunteers to help ensure that future IAMCR conferences are at least bilingual.
Willemien Calitz is a PhD student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa currently researching China-Africa and the media. She was awarded an IAMCR travel grant to present two papers: "Influences on South African and Chinese journalists covering China’s human rights and sustainable development record" to the Emerging Scholars Network and "...
Trang Pham is a resident of Vietnam and PhD candidate at the University of Calgary. She received a travel grant to present her paper, "Vietnam’s Broadband Internet - Farmers’ Agency vs. Public Discourse: A Case Study to Extend Social Construction of Technology Theories in the South" to the Communication Policy and Technology Section at IAMCR's...
The International Forum for Communication Law and Ethics (Foro Internacional de Ética y Derecho de la Información - FIEDI) has published an ebook, Cross-border Journalism and Human Dignity, with the proceedings of its 2017 conference, organised in Cartagena, Colombia as an IAMCR pre-conference in cooperation with IAMCR's Law Section.
With only a few days to go, this message, with last-minute tips for travel to Cartagena and preparations for IAMCR 2017, was sent to all registered participants of IAMCR 2017 on Wednesday 12 July. Se envió tambien en español.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the award committee for the 2017 prize in memory of Dallas Smythe has declared a tie, with the prize to be shared jointly by two authors: Hannah Spyksma (PhD Candidate, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia) and Lee McGuigan (PhD student University of Pennsylvania).

IAMCR books

Networks, Movements and Technopolitics in Latin America Edited by Francisco Sierra and Tommaso Gravante, this is the 7th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores the impact of digital culture on politics, participation and social movement and presents original research about contemporary experiences of Latin American movements and politics in several different countries.

Edited by Sergio Sparviero, Corinna Peil and Gabriele Balbi, this is the 6th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores different meanings of media convergence and deconvergence, and reconsiders them in critical and innovative ways.

Members' books

Edited by Monroe Price and Nicole Stremlau

- The essays on this book seek to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global information society.

By Christian Fuchs

- This book delves into new political-economic structures as expressed through political communication to explain the rise of authoritarian capitalism, nationalism and right-wing ideology throughout the world.

By Renée Barnes

- Drawing on a broad range of research including that from media and cultural studies, psychology and anthropology, this book provides a method for interpreting online comments’ role in society.

By Steven Harkins and Jairo Lugo-Ocando

- Examining news media in Britain since the industrial revolution, this book produces a historical account of how media discourses of poverty came into play.