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Media Watch

Media Watch

Published in Association with Center of Academic Social Action

eISSN: 22498818 | ISSN: 09760911 | Current volume: 15 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: 3 Times/Year

Media Watch is a double-blind peer-reviewed tri-annual media and communication journal demonstrating high-quality academic standards at all levels of its publication. Published jointly by Centre for Academic Social Action and SAGE-India, the journal reflects the international scope of the field and encourages contributions from scholars and researchers worldwide.

Each issue of Media Watch presents the latest research on a wide range of topics related to media and communication and invites original articles under the following categories:

  • Media, democracy and citizenship
  • Children and media
  • Grassroots and alternative media
  • Civic journalism
  • Peace and conflict communication
  • Ethnicity and mass media
  • Politics, economy and mass media
  • Cultural communication
  • Advertising and public relation
  • New media technologies and communications
  • Globalization and mass media
  • Communication theories and practices
  • Media audiences
  • Advertising and public relations
  • International communication
  • Scholastic journalism
  • Visual communication
  • Media law, ethics, regulations, and policy
  • Media industry trends and dynamics
  • Communication and culture
  • Journalism research and education
  • Media management (Organisational and business communication) and economics
  • Sports journalism
  • Cinema and traditional media
  • Print, electronic and online media
  • Media, health and climate change

The journal is supported by an international editorial advisory comprising leading academicians worldwide.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Media Watch is a peer-reviewed tri-annual scholarly international journal that promotes empirical and fundamental research in communication and media studies. The journal provides an interdisciplinary forum to examine the social dynamics of media and global information change. In addition, it seeks to provide a platform for diverse scholars to present their research to a global academic community with complete access and reach. Well-researched essays and commentaries on evolving issues in the field of media and communication are also invited. The journal also considers research notes on emerging areas of inquiry, empirical explorations and reviews of current books and texts. Contributors should be familiar with the nature and scope of the journal. Generally, most topics related to emerging issues media and communication research are considered for publication.

Uma Shankar Pandey Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Surendranath College for Women, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Managing Editor
Deepak Ranjan Jena Centre for Academic Social Action, Puri, Odisha, India
Associate Editor
Santosh Kumar Biswal Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Rama Devi Women's University, Bhubaneswar, India
Review Editor
Shashibhusan Nayak Independent Researcher and Field Bibliographer, MLA International Bibliography, MLA, USA
Assistant Editor
Shipra Raj Delhi School of Journalism, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Editorial Board Members
Daya Kishan Thussu Department of Journalism, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Mark Goodman Department of Communication, Mississippi State University, USA
John Hutnyk Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
B P Sanjay Manipal Institute of Communication, MAHE, Manipal, Karnataka, India
T T Sreekumar Department of Communication, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
Sadia Jamil Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi
Joel McKim Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies, University of London, London
Michelangelo Paganopoulos Global Inquiries and Social Theory Research Group, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam
Priyadarshi Patnaik Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
Simón Peña-Fernández Department of Journalism, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Sarriena, Leioa, Spain
Sathyaraj Venkatesan Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India
Avishek Parui Centre for Memory Studies, Institute of Eminence Research Initiative, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
J S Giri Rao Birla School of Communication, Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Pitabas Pradhan Department of Mass Communication, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Hywel Dix Department of Humanities and Law, Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, UK
Paolo S H Favero Visual and Digital Cultures Research Center, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Loo Fung Ying Faculty of Creative Arts, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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