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 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 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 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 books

Media Governance: A Cosmopolitan Critique

Edited by Sarah Anne Ganter and Hanan Badr, Media Governance: A Cosmopolitan Critique is the 19th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. The book offers a critical map to navigate the field of media governance.

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.

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.