Members' books

In this section we announce recently published books by IAMCR members to the IAMCR community. If you are a member of IAMCR and would like to have your recent book listed, send us a message...


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. 
Edited by James Meese and Sara Bannerman, this volume explores how governments, policymakers and newsrooms have responded to the algorithmic distribution of the news. 
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.
Edited by Philippe J. Maarek, this book presents a comparative perspective on different government communication strategies to COVID-19 around the globe.
By Christian Fuchs, this book explores how Humanism can help us to critically understand how digital technologies shape society and humanity, providing an introduction to Humanism in the digital age.
Edited by Panayiota Tsatsou, this collection offers an up-to-date examination of the role of digital inclusion in vulnerable people’s social inclusion.
Edited by Yonty Friesem, Usha Raman, Igor Kanižaj and Grace Y. Choi, this handbook showcases how educators and practitioners around the world adapted their routine media pedagogies to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, which often led to significant social, economic, and cultural hardships.
Using southern Africa as a backdrop, and its liberation history, Jane Duncan examines what an anti-capitalist perspective on intelligence and security powers could look like.
Edited by Abiodun Salawu and Israel A. Fadipe, the first volume explores the nature, philosophies and genres of indigenous African popular music, while the second volume examines how African indigenous popular music is deployed in democracy, politics and for social crusades by African artists.
Edited by Mia Lindgren and Jason Loviglio, this book takes readers through a diverse range of essays examining the core questions and key debates surrounding radio practices, technologies, industries, policies, resources, histories, and relationships with audiences.
Edited by Micky Lee, Frank Rudy Cooper and Patricia Reeve, this book explores how being "disabled" originates in the physical world, social representations and rules, and historical power relations—the interplay of which render bodies "normal" or not.
By Surbhi Dahiya, this book is an analytical chronicle of six Indian mega media conglomerates’ individual odyssey from their humble, incipient beginnings in the pre-independence era to their transformation into powerful business empires in the digitised world.
Edited by Katarzyna Kopecka-Piech and Mateusz Sobiech, this volume brings together an international team of authors to investigate a wide range of issues concerning the fundamental role of media technologies in shaping contemporary emotional life.
 
Edited by Louisa Ha and Lars Willnat, this book illustrates how professional and user-generated media can reduce international conflicts, foster mutual understanding, and transcend nationalism and ethnocentrism.
 
By Pradip Thomas, this book explores the role of both the public and private sectors in the shaping of information infrastructures in India.
 
In this book, Marc Raboy weaves together personal and family memoir with investigative journalism, exploring the parallels and determinative differences resulting from both character and circumstance.
 
Edited by Herman Wasserman and Dani Madrid-Morales, this book discusses the similarities and differences of disinformation in different regions and provides a broad thematic overview of the phenomenon as it manifests across the Global South. 
 
Edited by Jorge Vázquez-Herrero, Alba Silva-Rodríguez, María-Cruz Negreira-Rey, Carlos Toural-Bran and Xosé López-García, this book aims to explore the diverse landscape of journalism in the third decade of the twenty-first century, constantly changing and still dealing with the consequences of a global pandemic. 
A comprehensive critique of podcasting as a new medium and booming industry, and an expert insider analysis of storytelling podcasts, by award-winning narrative podcast producer and leading international audio scholar Siobhan McHugh. 
By Francesca Musiani and Ksenia Ermoshina, this book sets out to explore one of the core battlegrounds of Internet governance: the encryption of online communications.