About Journalism and Media


Journalism and Media (ISSN 2673-5172) is an open access journal of scientific research on the social, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of journalism and the media, with a special interest in their latest developments and transformations. Our aim is to publish papers on key issues and contribute to theoretical, methodological, and empirical innovation in this field. Therefore, the journal responds to a highly dynamic scientific field that is characterized by its centrality in contemporary societies. 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 publishes research articles, conceptual papers, and review papers, as well as Special Issues on particular subjects.

The aim of Journalism and Media is to encourage communication scholars to publish their empirical and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. As such, the journal has no restrictions on the length of papers, although a suggested minimum word count of 5000 words is recommended.


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

  • Social media;
  • Digital journalism;
  • Health communication;
  • Political communication;
  • International communication;
  • Environmental communication;
  • News production and consumption;
  • Media management and business models;
  • Audience in media and journalism;
  • Impact of technology in media and journalism;
  • Education, training, and profession in media and journalism;
  • Artificial intelligence in journalism and media;
  • Gender and media studies;
  • Media and cultural studies;
  • Media and religion;
  • Sports journalism.

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