The 9th World Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2024

Call For Papers

The MEDCOM 2024 is the 9th edition of a series of successful editions of the MEDCOM conferences organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management. The MEDCOM annual conference series initiated in 2015 (The MEDCOM 2015) in Beijing, China. After the initiation, the 2nd conference (The MEDCOM 2016) was also organized in Bangkok, Thailand. The 3rd conference (The MEDCOM 2017) were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the 4th conference (MEDCOM 2018) were held in Bangkok, Thailand and 5th conference (MEDCOM 2019) were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 6th and 7th editions were held online and the 8th conference (MEDCOM 2023) was held in Bangkok, Thailand.
MEDCOM 2024 serves as a global platform for the exploration of cutting-edge developments and research breakthroughs in the field of Media and Mass Communication. The conference will convene prominent Professors, Researchers, Academics, Scholars, Administrators, Media Professionals, Industry Representatives, International Participants, and Specialized Groups from across the globe, all actively engaged in the dynamic and multidisciplinary realm of Media and Mass Communication. MEDCOM has earned widespread recognition within academia and the associated community worldwide for its unwavering commitment to setting high standards, fostering impactful contributions, and upholding quality in the field.

Theme: “Reshaping and Challenging the Neoliberal Model: Evolving Practices in Crisis, Conflict, and Creative Communication”

We invite you to submit your original and unpublished research papers, case studies, and posters related to media and mass communication and its various dimensions. We encourage both theoretical and empirical contributions that can contribute to the advancement of knowledge and practice in the field. All submissions will undergo a peer-review process and be evaluated based on their relevance, originality, and accuracy with respect to the conference theme. The conference welcomes submissions from all areas of education, including but not limited,


One of the main objectives of the MEDCOM 2024 is to enhance the standards of the global academic, research, and scientific community. This is achieved by providing them with insights into the most recent trends, advancements, and challenges in the field, all while focusing on the theme of “Reshaping and Challenging the Neoliberal Model: Evolving Practices in Crisis, Conflict, and Creative Communication.”

The conference theme “Reshaping and Challenging the Neoliberal Model: Evolving Practices in Crisis, Conflict, and Creative Communication” to pivot towards progressive strategies and transformative practices in the realm of Media and Mass Communication. This conference serves as a convergence point for professionals, policymakers, scholars, students, scientists, and industry leaders to delve into the realm of practical approaches within media and mass communication. By showcasing successful media initiatives and fostering collaborative discourse, the event aspires to ignite actionable solutions for advancing the field of media and mass communication and addressing the contemporary challenges it faces.

The conference is specially designed by the TIIKM Research and Development team together with a committee of experts and International Universities and networks with the guidance of Academic Governing Body of TIIKM conferences. Conference will consist with several special issues and High quality supported journals while Conference proceedings published in Open Journal System (OJS) with Indexing and DOI.

The MEDCOM 2024 is meticulously crafted to enhance participants’ career development and amplify future opportunities. Esteemed professionals in the field will lead the conference’s distinct components. Attendees can expect a dynamic blend of networking, insightful keynote speeches, engaging discussions, industry-academia exchanges, plenary sessions, and workshops, alongside top-tier publication prospects. Additionally, the Conference Committee has taken an initiative to offer a dedicated scholarship program for African-Asian researchers, providing over 20 partial scholarships to support their participation.

The 9th International Conference on Education has wide range of networking opportunities to maximize participant’s international network. Conference networking dinner (optional), panel Discussions, Lunches and refreshments, Post conference tour will be great opportunity to participants to get life changing experiences. Moreover, the conference venue, Sri Lanka is one of the beautiful countries with amazing places to visit, delicious food and great history.

Conference Tracks

Social Media: Impacts, Future and Issues

  • Social Media Use: Promises and Expectations
  • Social Media Between Equality and Inequality
  • Social Media and Civic Participation
  • Social Media: What Future?
  • Communication and Multi-Media Campaigns
  • Digital Activism and Alternative Media
  • New Technologies and Innovation
  • During and after the COVID-19 Lockdown: The Role of social media in Worldwide Emergency
  • Fake News

Media Education

  • Media Education Research
  • Media and Literacies
  • Research and Education
  • New Technologies and Education
  • Gamification in Education
  • Media, Information and Communication Literacy
  • Media Education
  • Explaining COVID-19 and Media Education
  • Online Education Activity During the COVID-19 Lockdown/Emergency


  • Journalism Research and Education
  • Media and Journalism
  • Magazine
  • Web-Based Journalism
  • Scholastic Journalism
  • Newspaper
  • Radio-TV Journalism:
  • Radio, Television and Entertainment Studies
  • COVID-19 In Newspaper and Journalism

Media and Corporate

  • Work in Media and Communication Industries
  • Communication Policy and Regulation
  • Media as a Global Business
  • Media and Sport (Also, Olympics Coverage)
  • Media Management
  • Media Management and Economics
  • Telecommunications
  • Advertising
  • Corporate Communication Facing the COVID-19 Outbreak

Political Communication and/or Freedom of Speech

  • Political Communication and Media
  • Media Politics
  • Media and Democracy
  • Media Ethics
  • Political Discourse and Mediatization of Politics
  • Alternative and Community Media
  • Grassroots Movements and Communication
  • NGO’s and Communication
  • Freedom of Speech/Express

Public Sector Communication

  • Public Service Media: What Future?
  • Communication Policy and Regulation
  • Communication and Multi-Media Campaigns
  • Law and Policy
  • Crisis Communication
  • Media Law and Regulation
  • Public Sector Communication in the COVID-19 Emergency.

Health Communication, Emergency and Environmental Studies

  • Communication of Prevention
  • Risk, Stigma and Health Communication
  • Disaster Coverage in The Media
  • Metaphor and Climate Change
  • Doctor-Patients Communication
  • Media, Climate Change and Environmental Studies
  • Disaster Communication
  • Communication and Violence
  • Health Communication, Emergency, Prevention, Crisis Communication, and Environmental Studies in the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Public Health Communication with The Covid-19 Pandemic

Multiculturalism, Cultural Studies, Youth and Gender Communication

  • International Communication
  • Asian Perspectives on Communication
  • Critical and Cultural Studies, Youth, Gender and Communication
  • Media and Globalization
  • Media and Migrants
  • Media and Different Cultures
  • Gender Equality and Language
  • Gender Equality and Media
  • Gender Equality and Communication
  • Media Coverage of Migration and Solidarity Networks
  • Mass Communication, Society and Globalization
  • Social Inequalities and COVID-19 Urban Life
  • International Media with Covid 19

Theory Of Communication, Languages and Media

  • Emotions and Communication Media
  • Cognitive Processes and Communication
  • Contemporary Communication and Media Representations
  • Language and Representation
  • Communication Theory and Social Change
  • Communication Theory and Methodology
  • History of Linguistic Theory
  • Mass Communication, History and Society
  • Communication and Culture
  • Media Narratives and Social Realities
  • Narratives in Contemporary Communication
  • Media Audiences
    • Metaphors, Stereotypes and Framing Effect
    • Languages and Symbols in Communicating COVID-19
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Communication and Gender Studies
    • Intercultural Communication
    • Popular Culture / Communication
    • Rhetoric and Public Address

Submit your Abstract

You are invited to Submit your abstract to (Limited Slots Available). according to given the abstract guidelines. Different registration packages for the conference provide you so many benefits including food, a conference pack, an abstract book, eligibility to attend the technical sessions, career development workshops, publication opportunities etc. You can select different presentation modes according to your preference. Presentation awards are one of the key elements of the conference. The presenters of the conference will be evaluated by a special committee of academic experts during the conference and the best presenters will be awarded at the awarding ceremony. If you wish to be a presenter at the 9th World Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2024 register now.

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