IAMCR's Media Production Analysis Working Group invites proposals for the online conference “Researching Media Production in the Global South” to be held on 30 May 2024. The deadline for submissions is 30 March, 2024.

5 April, 2024 - Join the Communication in Post- and Neo-Authoritarian Societies and Global Media Policy Working Groups in this webinar introducing key themes and approaches from the recently released open-access book "Epistemic Rights in the Era of Digital Disruption", the latest from the Palgrave/IAMCR book series. Pre-register by 3 April.

23 March, 2024 @14.30 UTC - The Gender and Communication Section in collaboration with DME Media School in Delhi, is pleased to announce a webinar celebrating International Women's Day, titled "Women Emancipation through Entrepreneurship: Empowerment and Social Change".

The Participatory Communication Research Section February newsletter includes a note on the sad passing of Arun John, details about the ongoing review of submissions for IAMCR Christchurch 2024, information about the upcoming election for a new PCR Head in 2024, and announcements regarding IAMCR 2024 Awards & Grants, including travel grants for the conference. Read it here.

The Gender and Communication Sectionhas issued its latest newsletter including information about the upcoming Christchurch conference, past and future events, and publications that might be of interest to its members. Read it here.

IAMCR is saddened to learn of the death of Vincent Mosco, a leader in our field and a longtime member and supporter of the association. The following obituary was shared by his family.

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

By Sílvio Henrique Vieira Barbosa and Luiz Henrique de Castro Pereira, "Press and Censorship in Brazil" explores the state of journalism in Brazil and the various forms of censorship it faces.

By Barry King, "Performing Identity: Actor Training, Self-Commodification and Celebrity
" delves into the impact of persistent casualization and precarity within the realm of acting work. By closely examining the training of actors in both the US and UK, it sheds light on how market pressures have significantly influenced their preparation.

By Eno Akpabio, "Indigenous Communication: A Global Perspective" explores indigenous communication globally, examining traditional and contemporary forms, including music, myths, visual arts, and axiomatic methods.

Edited By María-Cruz Negreira-Rey, Jorge Vázquez-Herrero, José Sixto-García, and Xosé López-García this book aims to explore how the definition of journalism's boundaries has evolved in the past decade, particularly in response to technological advancements.