Journalism and Media

Journalism and Media (ISSN 2673-5172) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal with the highest standards of quality, available for all communication scholars. With a broad scope, it focuses on the social, economic, political and cultural dimensions of journalism and the media, with special interest in their latest developments and transformations. As such, it addresses a diverse range of issues relating to this field with an interdisciplinary and international vocation. Journalism and Media is published quarterly online by MDPI.
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  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done; optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
  • From 15 April 2021 to 31 October 2021, all submissions (once accepted after peer review) to Journalism and Media will be waived APC, please kindly submit your paper before this deadline.
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Special Issue in Journalism and Media
Media Freedom in the Age of COVID-19 Guest Editor: María Luisa Humanes
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Journalism and Media
Political Miscommunication and Electoral Campaigns in the Hybrid Media System: The 2020 US Election Guest Editors: Jacob Groshek, Ahmed Al-Rawi, Raluca Cozma
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Journalism and Media
Beyond Fake News and Fact-Checking: The Political, Social and Technological Consequences of the Battle Against Misinformation and Disinformation Guest Editors: José Rúas Araujo, John P. Wihbey, Daniel Barredo-Ibáñez
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Journalism and Media
Communication in Defense of Nonhuman Animals during an Extinction and Climate Crisis Guest Editors: Carrie P. Freeman, Núria Almiron
Deadline: 31 October 2021
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