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  • Newsletter no.7, October 2014 is available now. Check for important info about the Democratic Communiqué and the 2015 conference!

  • The Union for Democratic Communications 2015 conference will be held May 1-3 at the University of Toronto. For details and the call for papers, please visit the conference website.

  • The steering committee is soliciting nominations for the next Dallas Smythe award, to be presented at the 2015 conference at University of Toronto, Canada, May 1-3.

  • UDC will be upgrading our web site and online communications soon. Stay tuned for updates!

  • Newsletter no.6 is available now. Among other articles you'll find a message from the new Steering Committee Chair, Randy Nichols, as well as an announcement about the location and dates for the 2015 conference.

  • Call for Editors - Democratic Communiqué. The Union for Democratic Communications (UDC) is looking for an associate or full professor to be the editor for its journal Democratic Communiqué. Details here. 

  • November 2013:  Thanks to all who helped make the 2013 UDC-Project Censored Conference a success! 
  • August 2013: Paper submission has been closed for the 2013 UDC/Project Censored Joint Conference. Acceptance notifications have been sent out -Thanks to all who applied! Look for conference scheduling to be announced in early September.
  • May 2013: UDC's May 2013 Newsletter is out!  Thanks to newsletter editor John Sullivan for his hard work in bringing this together once again.
  • April 2013: Check out the Call for Papers for the UDC/Project Censored Joint Conference (San Francisco, CA; November 1-3, 2013). Find out more...
  • You can always Check out the Official UDC Blog for news about conference updates, members' work, job postings, activist alerts, calls for papers, and more.

About the UDC:

The Union for Democratic Communications is a group of communications researchers, theorists, educators, journalists, media producers, policy analysts, and activists. The UDC is dedicated to the critical study of communications establishments and its policies; the production and distribution of democratically controlled media; the fostering of alternative, oppositional, independent, and experimental production; and the development of democratic communications systems at local, regional, national and international levels (Learn more...)