Journal of Alternative and Community Media

The Journal of Alternative and Community Media is an online, academic journal for the publication of high-quality, peer-reviewed international research.

The journal aims to highlight and promote the study of alternative and community media and communication, which includes citizens′ media, participatory media, activist and radical media and the broader forms of communication that these groups might undertake. The Journal locates this scholarship within the media and cultural research disciplines.

This field of study continues to grow and demonstrates increasing relevance in the digital age. The Journal of Alternative and Community Media recognises the need for strong empirical and theoretical advances which help explain the shifting media environment, and the ways in which people use alternative forms of media and communication. Issues of concern to the journal include but are not limited to the nature and distribution of media power; access to and participation in media; media practices of communities and social movements; diverse objectives, practices and structures within alternative and community media; state support and media regulation; and the possibilities of emerging technologies and new media.

The Journal of Alternative and Community Media will define the field, present exciting, new research and advance the study of alternative and community media around the world.

The journal seeks submissions from international authors conducting quality, rigorous research. All articles are subject to the highest standards of peer review under the guidance of an international Editorial Advisory Board comprised of leaders in the field.



ISSN: 2206-5857

The views expressed herein are those of the authors and should not be taken to reflect those of the Editorial Committee or Griffith University.



Special issues in 2018: Call for papers

The Journal of Alternative and Community Media will publish three guest-edited special issues in 2018.  
Posted: 2017-09-21 More...

Volume 2 (2017)

Volume 2 (2017) is now available here. Content will be published in this volume on a rolling basis throughout the year.  
Posted: 2017-03-15 More...
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Vol 4, No 3 (2019): Special issue: Ethnic Minority Media: Between Hegemony and Resistance

Guest editors: Alicia Ferrández Ferrer, Jessica Retis

Table of Contents


Alicia Ferrández Ferrer, Jessica Retis
Laura Ximena Triana Gallego
Diego Mauricio Cortés
Jana Wilbricht
Harry L. Simón Salazar
Denise Cogo
Syeda Nayab Bukhari
Heather Anderson, Shepard Masocha, Neelu Sharma