About the Journal

AMCAP Journal of Media and Communication Studies (AMCAP-JMCS) is an online-double-blind-peer-reviewed journal which is based on the philosophy of applying theoretical perspectives to find new explanations and alternatives in the field of Media and Communication. Its objective is to encourage scholars to examine contributions in media theories and research from local perspectives. Emerging media ecosystems and patterns pose new challenges in the field of media and communication which necessitate investigation and interpretation. AMCAP-JMCS aims to bring into conversation the diverse perspectives of the academic community around the globe to promote a more collaborative exploration of the ever-changing media ecosystems. AMCAP-JMCS seeks empirical and conceptual papers that push the conversations in the field of media and communications further by extending the implications of current findings and exploring alternative frameworks. It is open to the work of scholars from all fields working on any aspect of Media and Communication.

FOCUS AND SCOPE

JMCS seeks to reflect a variety of intellectual traditions in the communication field to promote debate and dialogue. We encourage empirical, theoretical and methodological research papers contributing to the advancement of communication sciences as an interdisciplinary field. Original papers based on systematic reviews, meta-analysis and synthesis from diverse sources are welcomed.  JMCS accepts papers in English language only.

We suggest the following broad areas of research:

  • Development & communication
  • Gender & communication
  • International communication
  • Media, religion & identity
  • Media, culture and society
  • Digital Humanities
  • War, conflict and communication
  • Media, democracy and peace studies
  • Media and Political Economy 

SECTION POLICIES

ARTICLES

 Open Submissions

 Indexed

Peer-Reviewed

PEER REVIEW PROCESS

This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. 

OPEN ACCESS POLICY

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

ARCHIVING

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.