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Ethics of Society & Ethics of Communication Working Group

This Working Group is concerned with ethical and deontological problems and challenges of the communicators and the communication media. We want to take into consideration how values help to improve the practice of communication in three main areas: information, entertainment and persuasion. We also want to point out the importance of critical reception.

Chair: María Teresa Nicolás [Contact]
Vice-Chair: Elvira García [Contact]
Vice-Chair: Yanick Farmer [Contact]

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It focuses particularly on the crisis of the relationship between ethics and politics; political developments in different areas of the world; the actors in the different modalities of political communication; the sources of political information and their risks from an ethical point of view; political news and public relations; and the roles played by propaganda and disinformation in political news.


The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will hold its annual conference from 20-24 June 2018 at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
IAMCR's Ethics of Society & Ethics of Communication Working Group invites proposals that reflect the section's interest. 
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will hold its annual conference from 16-20 July, 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. IAMCR's Ethics of Society & Ethics of Communication Working Group invites proposals that reflect the the section's interest. 
The Ethics of Society and Ethics of Communication Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions for the 2016 IAMCR Conference to be held from 27 -31 July, 2016 in Leicester, UK. The deadline to submit your abstract is midnight GMT on 15 February 2016.
Conference theme: "Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward"
The Ethics of Society and Ethics of Communication Working Group invites submissions of abstracts for papers for the 2015 IAMCR conference to be held from 12-16 July, 2015 at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montreal, Canada.
IAMCR 2014 - Ethics of Society and Ethics of Communication Working Group - Call for papers
Theme: “Region as Frame: Politics, presence, practice”
The Ethics of Society and Ethics of Communication Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions for the 2014 IAMCR to be held at Hyderabad, India, from July 15 to 19, 2014.
altThe Ethics of Society and Ethics of Communication Working Group invites submissions for the 2013 conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) to be held at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland from 25-29 June, 2013. The overall conference theme is "Crises, 'Creative Destruction' and the Global Power and Communication Orders".
erythrina_caffraThe Ethics of Society and Ethics of Communication Working Group of the IAMCR invites submissions of abstracts for papers for the next annual IAMCR conference to be held from July 15-19, 2012 at the Howard College Campus of the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa. The conference will seek to explore the varied modalities of communication, of media flows and of associated identities, images and perceptions of the participants.
istanbulThe Ethics of Society - Ethics of Communication Working Group invites submissions for its sessions at the 2011 IAMCR Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, July 13-17 2011. The overall conference theme is 'Cities, Creativity and Connectivity'.
 
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The Working Group on Ethics of Society and Ethics of Communication of the IAMCR invites the submission of abstracts bearing on the Conference theme as well as on the Working Group sub-theme: 'The ethical limits of the citizen's behavior' with the following content:
EXTENDED DEADLINE: 15 FEBRUARY 2008!
For the Swedish Conference of 2008, the proposal of this Working Group
is to deal on  the subject “Ethics and Deontology of Public Relations”.
The main reason is because Public Relations have become a fundamental
instrument of communication, which up to now has not received the
appropriated attention from the communication researchers. It is a
contrasting  fact, because in practice they have  a very important role
in all areas of social activities
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