The Communication Policy and Technology Section has announced the winners of its 2018 best paper award and the CPT/Internet Policy Review award. Congratulations to Preeti Raghunath, University of Hyderabad (India) and Guy T. Hoskins, York University (Canada).
IAMCR calls on Hungarian authorities to withdraw a decree denying accreditation for Gender Studies programmes. IAMCR says the measure will "suppress valuable training" and "have a chilling effect on freedom of inquiry and freedom of expression".
IAMCR recently became a founding member of the “Global Alliance for Social and Behaviour Change Communication – Building Informed and Engaged Societies”, a new network with a mission to: “Advance the scale, quality, impact, and sustainability of communication for development, media for development, social change, and behavioural change strategies.”
Denis McQuail, a truly foundational figure in our field, passed away in June 2017. A special session was held a year later, at IAMCR's 2018 conference, to formally acknowledge and celebrate his scholarly work, his notable character, and his enduring contribution to media and communications research.
The IAMCR Executive Board (EB) recently created a Commission on IAMCR History. The Commission met during the 2018 conference in Oregon and developed a workplan for the coming years.
IAMCR's General Assembly approved the creation of a new Rural Communication Working Group at its meeting in Oregon.
The Communication Policy and Technology Section has announced the winners of its 2018 best paper award and the CPT/Internet Policy Review award. Congratulations to Preeti Raghunath, University of Hyderabad (India) and Guy T. Hoskins, York University (Canada).
IAMCR calls on Hungarian authorities to withdraw a decree denying accreditation for Gender Studies programmes. IAMCR says the measure will "suppress valuable training" and "have a chilling effect on freedom of inquiry and freedom of expression".
IAMCR recently became a founding member of the “Global Alliance for Social and Behaviour Change Communication – Building Informed and Engaged Societies”, a new network with a mission to: “Advance the scale, quality, impact, and sustainability of communication for development, media for development, social change, and behavioural change strategies.”
Denis McQuail, a truly foundational figure in our field, passed away in June 2017. A special session was held a year later, at IAMCR's 2018 conference, to formally acknowledge and celebrate his scholarly work, his notable character, and his enduring contribution to media and communications research.
The IAMCR Executive Board (EB) recently created a Commission on IAMCR History. The Commission met during the 2018 conference in Oregon and developed a workplan for the coming years.
IAMCR's General Assembly approved the creation of a new Rural Communication Working Group at its meeting in Oregon.

IAMCR books

Edited by Sandra Ristovska and Monroe Price, this is the 8th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It includes scholarship on visual media and human rights alongside reflections by human rights practitioners.

Edited by Francisco Sierra and Tommaso Gravante, this is the 7th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores the impact of digital culture on politics, participation and social movements with original research about contemporary experiences in Latin America.

Members' books

By Anders Hansen and David Machin, this essential textbook provides a clear and authoritative introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods for studying media and communication.

By Tony Wilson, this book addresses academics and researchers in communication studies, marketing, psychology and social theory, as well as university methodology courses, recognising philosophy guides a discipline’s investigative insight.

By Natalie Khazaal, this groundbreaking book shows how the history of television in Lebanon is a history not merely of corporate technology but of a people and their continuing demand for responsive media, especially during times of civil unrest.

Edited by Tanja Dreher and Anshuman A. Mondal, this edited collection focuses on the ethics, politics and practices of responsiveness in the context of racism, inequality, difference and controversy.