In the spirit of honoring the legacy of Annabelle Sreberny, a distinguished scholar and former president of IAMCR, we are pleased to announce the creation of a Memorial Award in her name. This award joins the three existing Memorial Awards and will be granted for the first time to outstanding papers accepted for presentation at the 2024 conference.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2023 Prize in Memory of Dallas W. Smythe will be awarded to Tianyang Fu (University of Chicago, US), Christopher Petersen (Lakehead University Orillia, Canada) and Guo Xiaoxin (School of Culture and Media, Central University of Finance and Economics, China).
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2022 award in memory of Herbert I. Schiller will be awarded to Siyuan Yin (Simon Fraser University) for her paper titled: "Situating Platform Gig Economy in the Formal Subsumption of Reproductive Labor: Transnational Migrant Domestic Workers and the Continuum of Exploitation and Precarity".
IAMCR invites applications from graduate students and early-career scholars for a prize in memory of Herbert I. Schiller, to be awarded at the annual conference (11-15 July 2022). The deadline for submissions is 30 April.
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 is pleased to announce that the 2020 Prize in Memory of Dallas W. Smythe will be awarded to Rana Arafat for her paper "Examining Online Diaspora Journalists’ Productions and Networks: A Case Study of Syrian Post-Conflict Advocacy Journalism".
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2019 award in memory of Herbert I.
Two early-stage media scholars, co-authors Toussaint Nothias and David Cheruiyot, will be awarded IAMCR's 2018 Stuart Hall Prize at the association's annual conference in Eugene, Oregon in June.
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 is pleased to announce that the 2016 award in memory of Herbert I. Schiller will be presented to Kamilla Petrick, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Lakehead University in Ontario and a lecturer in Communication Studies at York University (Canada).
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2015 award in memory of Stuart Hall will be presented to Faith Kibere, a fourth year PhD candidate at the University of Leicester in the UK for her paper "The Politics of Representation in Kibera Slum, Kenya".
Benjamin Birkinbine, a doctoral student at School of Journalism & Communication of the University of Oregon, will be awarded IAMCR's 2014 Dallas Smythe Award for his paper Incorporating the Commons: Towards a Political Economy of Corporate Involvement in Free and Open Source Software.
Sandra Ristovska, a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication of the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded IAMCR's 2013 Herbert I. Schiller Award for her paper Strategic Witnessing in an Age of Video Activism.
Ristovska's paper examines the changing role of witnessing in light of the proliferating practice of institutional video activism. It first traces the concept of witnessing in media scholarship and documentary filmmaking and then presents an institutional analysis of the New York-based nongovernmental organization WITNESS.
IAMCR announced the winners of the Schiller and Smythe Awards at its 2011 Annual Conference in Istanbul.
The Herbert I Schiller award is named after a communication scholar whose critical studies of international communication and of the political economy of information substantially opened up intellectual debate within the U.S. academy and beyond, beginning in the late 1960s. Dallas Smythe's critical studies of the political economy of media have been foundational in that branch of study. Both of them were long-time activists withn IAMCR.
IAMCR announced the winners of the Smythe and Schiller Awards at its 2008 Congress in Stockholm on 23 July.
Sara Bannerman received the IAMCR Prize in Memory of Dallas W. Smythe for her contribution "Berne Buster: Canada and the Berne Convention, 1887-1908" and Cho-wen Chu was awarded the IAMCR Prize in Memory of Herbert I. Schiller for the paper "A comparative Review of Media Globalization in China and Taiwan".