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Public Service Media Policies Working Group

The aim of this Working Group is to examine and make inventories of new performance practices and accountability mechanisms for public broadcasters in different countries, inside and outside Europe and to investigate how they work and what can be learned from them.

Co-Chair:  Yik-Chan Chin [Contact]
Co-Chair: Alessandro D’Arma [Contact]

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This Working Group is concerned with the performance practices and accountability mechanisms for public broadcasters and the extent to which governments need to intervene in the media market to correct market failures and to guarantee broadcasting as a public merit good. Its members are interested in whether there is a need for a new policy paradigm for public service broadcasting and alternative ways of assessing and measuring public service broadcasting’s value to the public.

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 Public Service Media Policies 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 Public Service Media Policies Working Group invites proposals that reflect the the section's interest. 
The IAMCR Working Group for Public Service Media Policies (PSMP) is looking for candidates to (co)chair its future activities.
The Public Service Media Policies Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research invites submissions for its open sessions at the 2016 IAMCR annual conference which will take place in Leicester from 27 to 31 July 2016.
The Public Service Media Policies Working Group invites submissions for its open sessions at the IAMCR annual conference that will be held at Montreal, Canada July 12-16, 2015.
Conference theme: “Hegemony or Resistance? The Ambiguous Power of Communication
See the conference key dates and deadlines: http://iamcr.org/congress/montreal2015-keydates

Public Service Media Polices Working Group - Call for Proposals -Redefining public media spaces: Regional frames, global challenges
Established public media provisions are under threat: both public service broadcasting and professional journalism are severely challenged by new technologies and increasing competition in market-based media ecologies. At the same time the new cyberspace promises unprecedented new informative and participatory opportunities for citizens and civil society, independent from the powers that be, although new corporate power positions are becoming more...
altThe Public Service Media Policy Group invites submissions for its sessions at  IAMCR annual conference, to be held in Dublin, Ireland from 25-29 June 2013. The section seeks research that balances theory and practice, and aims at assessing the public value dimension in a global communications context. We welcome contributions exploring how public service media are coping with both the current economic crisis and technological transformations in the media landscape, by challenging, changing or re-affirming the ‘public interest’ or ‘...
erythrina_caffraThe Working Group on Public Service Media Policies of the International Association for Media and Communication Research invites submissions for the 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 deadline for submissions is February 14, 2012.
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International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)29th Annual Research ConferenceIstanbul, Turkey - July 13-17, 2011
Creating Public Value: For whom?
braga_2010International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)Communication and Citizenship: Rethinking Crisis and Change28th Annual Research ConferenceBraga, Portugal - July 18-22, 2010
Serving the Citizen - Public Service Broadcasting and Civil Society
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