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 is pleased to announce that the 2021 Prize in memory of Stuart Hall will be awarded to Hanna E. Morris for her paper Constructing ‘Rights’ and ‘Wrongs’ in Climate Media Discourse Through the Prism of American Exceptionalism. An honourable mention was also granted to Dr Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed.
IAMCR emphatically rejects threats that unknown persons have made publicly in Barranquilla, Colombia to various individuals and their families committed to building peace and coexistence, and working with people and communities to reach social agreements and promote the development of their city and region.
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 is pleased to announce that the 2021 Prize in memory of Stuart Hall will be awarded to Hanna E. Morris for her paper Constructing ‘Rights’ and ‘Wrongs’ in Climate Media Discourse Through the Prism of American Exceptionalism. An honourable mention was also granted to Dr Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed.
IAMCR emphatically rejects threats that unknown persons have made publicly in Barranquilla, Colombia to various individuals and their families committed to building peace and coexistence, and working with people and communities to reach social agreements and promote the development of their city and region.

IAMCR books

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research offers systematic and comprehensive opportunities for the publication of key research and intellectual debates, to reflect the intellectual capital of IAMCR. Read this article for general information about the series and the Advisory Board.

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

The Handbook of Communication Rights, Law, and Ethics

Edited by Loreto Corredoira, Ignacio Bel Mallen and Rodrigo Cetina Presuel, this book delivers an extensive review of the challenges facing modern communication rights.

African Communication Systems and the Digital Age

By Eno Akpabio, this book covers African communication systems, discussing modes and forms of communication across West, East and Southern Africa and comparing them with traditional and new media.

African Language Media

Edited By Abiodun Salawu, this volume considers why the African language press is unstable and what can be done to develop quality African language journalism into a sustainable business.

Critical Incidents in Journalism

Edited by Edson C. Tandoc Jr., Joy Jenkins, Ryan J Thomas and Oscar Westlund, this collection examines critical incidents journalists have faced across different media contexts, exploring how journalists and other key actors negotiate various aspects of their work.