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Rethinking Communication and Media Studies in the Disruptive Era

Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Media & Communication (ICEMC 2021), 01-03 June, 2021, Virtual Event

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About the Proceedings

The volume contains selected, peer-reviewed papers from the International Conference on Emerging Media & Communication (ICEMC 2021), 01-03 June, 2021, Virtual Event.

The conference aimed to provide a platform for current debates, criticisms, and analysis in the fields of media and communication research, stimulating contemporary discussions surrounding these trends. The conference has provided an ideal platform to exchange ideas, discuss views and has covered and contextualized many of the current debates concerning relevant issues in the field of media and communication.

70 full papers were subjected to a double-blind review process and 40 full texts were accepted for publication. The conference itinerary contained a keynote speech, a plenary session, parallel sessions and a workshop which covered a wide variety of conference sub themes such as Digital Culture, Digital Literacy, Social Media & Identity Construction, Big Data Analytics, Media Convergence & Creative Industries, Emerging Trends in Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing & Branding, Media Security, Health Communication Crisis (Covid), Environmental Communication, Gender, Religion, Society and Ethnicity, Political Communication, Visual Art, Heritage & Popular Culture and Economic Empowerment and Media Technology. 

The detailed programme of the conference is available at

Published in collaboration with:

Abu Dhabi University

Taylor’s University, School of Media and Communication

SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research

Malaysian Association of Communication Educators

Silpakorn University, School of Media and Communication

Padjadjaran University

Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Department of Communication Science

The Association for Higher Education in Communication Studies (ASPIKOM)

Indonesia Communication Scholars Association (ISKI)


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