About Journalism and Media

Aims and Scope

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. It aims to publish papers about key issues and enhance theoretical, methodological and empirical innovation in this area. Thus, it responds to a highly dynamic scientific field characterized by its high centrality in contemporary societies. In this way, it will offer new knowledge on the role and impact of journalism and the media in a globalized world, from a broad, diverse and rigorous perspective, with the aim of placing itself at the center of scientific debates and providing a valuable service to scholars in this field.

Journalism and Media covers a broad range of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Digital journalism
  • Social media
  • Political communication
  • News production and consumption
  • Media management and business models
  • Ethics in the media and journalism
  • Audience in media and journalism
  • Journalistic cultures and performance
  • Public relations and journalism
  • Research methods in media and journalism
  • Mobile communication
  • International communication
  • Health communication
  • Social and cultural dimensions of media and journalism
  • Impact of technology in media and journalism
  • Education and training in media and journalism
  • New developments in media and journalism
  • Media and democracy
  • Environmental communication

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

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Copyright / Open Access

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Managing Editor

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