Every year, the International Communication Association's (ICA) Global Communication and Social Change Division honours the outstanding scholarship of papers accepted for presentation at the Annual Conference by giving two best paper awards and two best runner up paper awards. Two of the awards go to papers led by faculty members, while two go to student-led papers. In addition, the division has partnered with the African Journalism Studies journal to award every year to the top ranked paper on journalism studies.
The division is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Best Paper Awards, which are given to full manuscripts that advance our knowledge on topics related to the mission of the GCSC division. A list of past winners is available from here. The winners of this years awards are:
All the winners and runner-ups will receive a monetary price, a certificate and a conference fee waiver.