Submissions are now open for the inaugural issue of the Journal of Alternative and Community Media.
The Journal of Alternative and Community Media is a new journal under the co-editorship of Professor Chris Atton (Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom) and Associate Professor Susan Forde (Griffith University, Australia) with an Editorial Advisory Board comprised of international leaders in the field.
The journal is published by Griffith University ePress and accepts quality research articles which will be subject to high standards of blind peer review. The journal is supported by the Community Communication section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research and the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research.
The Journal of Alternative and Community Media aims to promote the study of 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 media and cultural research landscapes. As this field of study continues to grow and demonstrates increasing relevance in the digital age, 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 that advances knowledge about the history and contemporary theory and practice of alternative, community and activist media and communication forms.
Articles in the Journal of Alternative and Community Media will be published on a rolling basis, with the first full issue released in the southern summer, 2015-16. The deadline for submissions for issue 1 is 31 October 2015.
See For Authors for details on how to submit.