AMIC Asia Communication Award 2015

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the AMIC Asia Communication Award 2015.

Since 2006, the prestigious annual ceremony has recognized outstanding achievements in various media and communication fields and categories. This year, another individual will be honored for making an impact on Asian media and communication through his or her work. The nominees’ contributions can be focused on a single country within Asia, a region within Asia, or the whole of Asia. While the nominee need not be from Asia, preference is accorded to regional actors.

Award categories are as follows:

Research—pioneering contributions to the body of knowledge on media and communication research, such as the launching and completion of major research projects or the development of enduring theoretical approaches in the discipline.

Education—legacy in nurturing successive generations of media, communication, or journalism students and scholars.

Institution building—establishment of key communication and media programs, research centres or academic publications.

Excellence in journalism—sustained involvement in public service and observance of the highest journalistic principles.

Others—from time to time the Board may present the AMIC Asia Communication Award to a media practitioner for outstanding commitment to and excellence in their field of endeavor.

Nominations will be accepted from any AMIC member in good standing. The closing date is on 30 March 2015. The award will be presented at the 24th AMIC international conference in Dubai, UAE (10th to 13th June 20 ...

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AMIC 24th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-2nd call for papers


in partnership with the American University in Dubai (AUD) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
10-13 June 2015

The submission of abstracts for the 2015 AMIC Conference in Dubai has been extended until 05 February 2015. Notification of acceptance is on 05 March 2015.

The theme of the conference is Communicating in an e-Asia: Values, Technologies, and Challenges.


Abstracts should be submitted via email to Indicate your proposed conference stream in the subject line of your email. Please choose from the following:

Communication and society Cultural impact of ICTs Social media and society Youth and the Internet e-Learning, trends and possibilities Media and a free press Communication and marginalized communities ICTs and development The ‘knowledge society’ Future of communication technologies Remote/island societies and new technologies Media and gender Society and new media Education and new technologies Development communication and social change Broadcasting: past and present Freedom of expression in transition societies Media history Communication theory and ethics Environment, climate and communication Print media: past and present Socio-political development and media Cross-cultural influences and developments Policy and communication Media empowerment


The E- ...

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It's the Time of the Year (to renew AMIC membership)

Dear AMIC Members,

Once again, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” (with apologies to American singer Andy Williams) when we take stock of our achievements and start planning for what we wish to accomplish this coming 2015. I am sure the holiday fever has also caught many of us. But before you get too absorbed with your preparations for the fast-approaching holidays, may I remind you that it is also time to renew your membership with Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC).

You may recall that as member of AMIC, you are part of Asia Pacific’s most prestigious professional association of communicatio ...

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