The Environment, Science & Risk Communication Working Group regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The December 2023 issue includes the call for papers for IAMCR 2024, and information about an upcoming working group's business meeting. Download the newsletter here.

22/11/2023 - The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) has issued a statement on the current situation in Gaza calling for a just and peaceful end to hostilities, and respect for communication rights and the safety of journalists.

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.

The Global Media Policy Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of Global Communication Governance at the Crossroads, the 20th title in the IAMCR/Palgrave series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Edited by Claudia Padovani, Véronique Wavre, Arne Hintz, Gerard Goggin and Petros Iosifidis.

Edited by Joe F. Khalil, Gholam Khiabany, Tourya Guaaybess and Bilge Yesil (2023)

This handbook is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to understand the profound and complex changes shaping the region in the 21st century.

IAMCR International Council member, Alina Bernstein, wrote us from Tel Aviv to tell us of the recent passing of Dov Shinar, renowned scholar and long-time member of the association. IAMCR extends its condolences to his family and friends. Read more to see Alina's message.

IAMCR books

Edited by Minna Aslama Horowitz, Hannu Nieminen, Katja Lehtisaari and Alessandro D'Arma, Epistemic Rights in the Era of Digital Disruption is the 21st title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research.

Edited by Margaret Gallagher and Aimee Vega Montiel (2023)

This book engages contemporary debates on women’s rights, democracy, and neoliberalism through the lens of feminist communication scholarship.

Members' books

'The Palgrave Handbook of Everyday Digital Life', edited by Hopeton S. Dunn, Massimo Ragnedda, Maria Laura Ruiu, and Laura Robinson, comprehensively evaluates how digital technology influences our daily lives. This publication offers a theoretical and empirical framework, examining digital technologies from various disciplines and non-Western perspectives.

This distinctive publication, edited by Joan Pedro-Carañana, Rodrigo Gómez, Thomas F. Corrigan, and Francisco Sierra Caballer, is the first dedicated solely to research methods in political economy of media and communication. It offers a toolkit for analyzing media, technology, and cultural industries in various contexts.

Edited by Tim Dwyer and Derek Wilding, this book explores media pluralism policies for online news and the impact of innovative practices on public opinion in the social media era. The authors advocate for media policy updates to address platform and media concentration risks, prioritizing news diversity, sustainability, and quality.

Edited by Monique Lewis, Eliza Govender, and Kate Holland, "Communicating COVID-19: Media, Trust, and Public Engagement" brings together different scholars from around the world to explore and critique the ongoing advances of communicating COVID.