The Participatory Communication Research Section regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The August issue invites the section members to keep digging into IAMCR 2021 and its contents which remain accessible until September.
IAMCR is saddened by the news of the death of Yassen Zassoursky, President of the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, who died on 1 August 2021 at the age of 91. He was a leading figure in media and journalism studies and education in the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation, and served many years as vice-president of...
On 3 July, the Gender and Communication Section sponsored the online symposium "Being Marginal- Performing Raced and Gendered Labour", organised by Dr. Maha Bashri of United Arab Emirates University and Dr. Shobha Avadhani of National University of Singapore.
The Visual Culture Working Group is pleased to announce the launch of VIC Dossier Cultural & Technological Images, featuring texts by authors from ten different countries who discuss contemporary aspects that deal with images in their cultural environments and/or in their technological productions.
IAMCR calls on the Nigerian government to drop proposed restrictive legislation regulating the media and to lift its suspension of Twitter.
The July newsletter of the Participatory Communication Research Section includes all the details about the section's participation at IAMCR 2021: Online Conference Papers programme, online video session, interactive forums and more.
The Participatory Communication Research Section regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The August issue invites the section members to keep digging into IAMCR 2021 and its contents which remain accessible until September.
IAMCR is saddened by the news of the death of Yassen Zassoursky, President of the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, who died on 1 August 2021 at the age of 91. He was a leading figure in media and journalism studies and education in the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation, and served many years as vice-president of...
On 3 July, the Gender and Communication Section sponsored the online symposium "Being Marginal- Performing Raced and Gendered Labour", organised by Dr. Maha Bashri of United Arab Emirates University and Dr. Shobha Avadhani of National University of Singapore.
The Visual Culture Working Group is pleased to announce the launch of VIC Dossier Cultural & Technological Images, featuring texts by authors from ten different countries who discuss contemporary aspects that deal with images in their cultural environments and/or in their technological productions.
IAMCR calls on the Nigerian government to drop proposed restrictive legislation regulating the media and to lift its suspension of Twitter.
The July newsletter of the Participatory Communication Research Section includes all the details about the section's participation at IAMCR 2021: Online Conference Papers programme, online video session, interactive forums and more.

IAMCR books

Communicology of the South

Edited by Carlos F. Del Valle Rojas and Francisco Sierra Caballero, this is the 18th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. The book explores how communication confronts power, property and the market in Latin American cultures.

Media and the Dissemination of Fear

Edited by Nelson Ribeiro and Christian Schwarzenegger, this is the 17th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research.

Members' books

Creating Chaos Online

By Asta Zelenkauskaite, this open access book argues that affect-instilled arguments used in public deliberation in times of uncertainty, along with whataboutism constitute a playbook for chaos online. 

The Algorithmic Distribution of News

Edited by James Meese and Sara Bannerman, this volume explores how governments, policymakers and newsrooms have responded to the algorithmic distribution of the news. 

Environment, Media, and Popular Culture in Southeast Asia

Edited by Jason Paolo Telles, John Charles Ryan and Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach, this book addresses the increasingly important subject of ecomedia by critically examining the interconnections between environment, ecology, media forms, and popular culture in the Southeast Asian region.

Manufacturing Government Communication on Covid-19

Edited by Philippe J. Maarek, this book presents a comparative perspective on different government communication strategies to COVID-19 around the globe.