The voting period for the Sections and Working Groups heads election has ended. We would like to thank all of the candidates who expressed their willingness to serve as a section or working group office also to all who voted. See the results here.
The Gender and Communication Section has released its September 2021 newsletter including information about forthcoming events and publications that might be of interest to the section's members.
15 September, 2021 - The Political Communication Research Section will be holding an online seminar on the German Parliamentary Election 2021, with guest speaker Prof. Dr. Ursula Münch (Academy for Political Education Tutzing). After a short lecture the online audience will be able to ask questions and discuss the recent campaign.
IAMCR will host a special session at the annual conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA). The "Roundtable on Arts-based Research in Communication and Media Studies: Strategies and Experiences" will be live online on 9 September from 09h00 to 10h30.
We are pleased to announce that IAMCR, together with the Department of Media and Communication of School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), and Tsinghua University, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to host IAMCR 2022 in Bejing, China. 
Fourteen universities in 7 countries held "no travel" events during the week of the main IAMCR 2021 conference. At these events, groups of colleagues met to watch one or more IAMCR 2021 video sessions, presented papers included in the conference OCP programme, invited guest speakers, and engaged in group discussions.
The voting period for the Sections and Working Groups heads election has ended. We would like to thank all of the candidates who expressed their willingness to serve as a section or working group office also to all who voted. See the results here.
The Gender and Communication Section has released its September 2021 newsletter including information about forthcoming events and publications that might be of interest to the section's members.
15 September, 2021 - The Political Communication Research Section will be holding an online seminar on the German Parliamentary Election 2021, with guest speaker Prof. Dr. Ursula Münch (Academy for Political Education Tutzing). After a short lecture the online audience will be able to ask questions and discuss the recent campaign.
IAMCR will host a special session at the annual conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA). The "Roundtable on Arts-based Research in Communication and Media Studies: Strategies and Experiences" will be live online on 9 September from 09h00 to 10h30.
We are pleased to announce that IAMCR, together with the Department of Media and Communication of School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), and Tsinghua University, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to host IAMCR 2022 in Bejing, China. 
Fourteen universities in 7 countries held "no travel" events during the week of the main IAMCR 2021 conference. At these events, groups of colleagues met to watch one or more IAMCR 2021 video sessions, presented papers included in the conference OCP programme, invited guest speakers, and engaged in group discussions.

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.