Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus.

A Day’s Tour in Manila

Shelton A. Gunaratne professor emeritus, MSUM During my recent (end of September) visit to the Philippines, I spent a whole day—a Friday—with five Asian communication scholars led by Crispin Maslog, (Philippines) the chairman of the board of directors of AMIC (Asian...

News from AMIC Partners: ‘China’s Media Go Global’ now available.

The first book on globalization of China’s media is out now! Dr. Daya Thussu of Communication and Media Research Institute and his colleagues Professor Hugo De Burgh and Professor Anbin Shi of Tsinghua University recently published "China's Media Go Global" - a...

It’s in the details: The exhaustive look at the AMIC Conference 2017

For sure there were unsung heroes from the 25th AMIC Annual Conference - those who worked behind the scenes to to make sure the experience of the conference is complete - and, among them were the ladies of Re:Communications @ Post (RE:C@P), RE:C@P is the official...

Two Asian CommunicationIcons Win AMIC Awards

Two Asian communication icons—a theorist and a practitioner received the highest honors in the field of communication in Asia by the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) on Sept. 27 at Miriam College, Quezon City. Shelton Dhavalasri Gunaratne, a...

We did it: AMIC 25th Annual Conference

We started on a high note on Day 0 (literally, with the AMIC Got Talent Show) and ended the conference on Day 3 with much optimism about the future of AMIC.  The participants of the AMIC 25th Annual Conference reached a record high of 604 individuals including 70...

Countdown to the 26th AMIC Annual CONFERENCE

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What is AMIC?

The Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) is an international, non-profit, non-government organization that serves as a regional research hub for media and communication issues. Based in Manila, Philippines, it was established in 1971 to encourage ethical and social responsibility of the media to support democratic access and participation in media development and production. AMIC also works to provide opportunities for empowerment of disadvantaged sectors in the communication/media environments in developing countries in Asia.

List of Institutional Members

University of Pennsylvania
De la Salle University Dasmarinas (DLSD) - Department of Communication
University of Santo Tomas (UST) - Department of Communication
University of the Philippines @ LOS BANOS - College of Development Communication (UPLB-CDC)
Holy Angel University (HAU) - Department of Communication
Gruppo Agatep, Inc.
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU)

 

Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) - College of Communication
Far Eastern University (FEU) - Department of Communication
Manipal University, Dubai
Philippine Women’s University (PWU) - College of Arts and Sciences
Centro Escolar University (CEU)
Bicol State University - College of Arts and Letters
Mudhra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad (MICA)
University of Macau

Annual Conferences

Conference Theme

AMIC 26th ANNUAL CONFERENCE Disturbing the Asian Millennials: Some Creative Responses Understanding the Asia Pacific Millennials Millennials, the 16-34 year-olds, make up the majority of the total population of many Asia Pacific countries. It is estimated...

26th Annual Conference Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, Inc. (AMIC)

Disturbing the Asian Millennials: Some Creative Responses  School of Communication-Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Manipal (MAHE)Karnataka, India7-9 June 2018 Submit your abstracts for review to conference@amic.asia on or before April 15, 2018. Notifications will...

It’s in the details: The exhaustive look at the AMIC Conference 2017

For sure there were unsung heroes from the 25th AMIC Annual Conference - those who worked behind the scenes to to make sure the experience of the conference is complete - and, among them were the ladies of Re:Communications @ Post (RE:C@P), RE:C@P is the official...

Parallel Session Abstracts

A1 - Asian Philosophies, Religions, and Communication   A1-1_ABSTRACT_Uma Bhushan - A model for organisational storytelling from ancient Indian mythology.pdf   A1-2 ABSTRACT_Shreeraj Gudi, Shreevatsa Gudi, Dr. D Veerandra -  EFFECT OF SPIRITUAL COMMUNICATION ON...

We did it: AMIC 25th Annual Conference

We started on a high note on Day 0 (literally, with the AMIC Got Talent Show) and ended the conference on Day 3 with much optimism about the future of AMIC.  The participants of the AMIC 25th Annual Conference reached a record high of 604 individuals including 70...

PRE-REGISTER for AMIC 25th Annual Conference

PRE-REGISTER for AMIC 25th Annual Conference and get USD100 discount. Offer good till 31 July 2017. Register...

World’s communication icons coming for AMIC 25th Annual Conference

Some of the world’s communication icons are coming to the AMIC 25th Annual Conference on 27-29 September 2017 at Miriam College, Quezon City, Philippines.Frank La Rue, UNESCO Assistant Director General will give the keynote address. Prior to his UNESCO appointment,...

AMIC receiving new abstracts for 25th International Conference till May 31

Those who wish to present a paper for the AMIC 25th Annual Conference on 27-29 September 2017 have until May 31 to submit their abstract/s.The theme for the AMIC 25th Annual Conference is Rethinking Communication in a Resurgent Asia.The Conference has the following...

Deadline to Resubmit Abstracts for 2017 AMIC Conference

Those who submitted abstracts for the cancelled 2016 AMIC Annual Conference have until 31 March to reconfirm their participation and resend their abstracts for the 2017 AMIC Annual Conference on 27-29 September 2017 in Miriam College, Quezon City, Philippines Please...

AMIC invites bids to host 2018, 2019, and 2020 Annual Conferences

AMIC is now inviting partners to submit expression of interest and proposal to host AMIC Conferences in 2018, 2019, and 2020. The AMIC’s Annual Conference is a premier event on Asian communication media, attracting some 300 eminent international speakers and...

News and Updates

Lent donates books, artifacts, research notes to AMIC

American communication scholar John A. Lent has donated to AMIC four books he has written, communication artifacts and research notes on the history of Philippine mass communication which he used in the writing of his book, "Philippine Mass Communication: Before 1811...

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AMIC congratulates Dr. Hu Zhengrong, now CUC President

AMIC congratulates Dr. Hu Zhengrongfor his recent appointment as President of the China University of Communication (CUC). In his inaugural address, now CUC President Hu Zhengrongstressed that higher educational institutions should pay more attention to the National...

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Events

Conference Theme

AMIC 26th ANNUAL CONFERENCE Disturbing the Asian Millennials: Some Creative Responses Understanding the Asia Pacific Millennials Millennials, the 16-34 year-olds, make up the majority of the total population of many Asia Pacific countries. It is estimated...

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Communication Awards

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...

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AMIC 2013 Awards Presented

AMIC’s most prestigious annual recognition of excellence in media and communication has been made at a glittering gala dinner during AMIC’s 22nd international conference in Yogyakarta. The AMIC Asia Communication Award is bestowed upon a person for current or past...

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