The Global Media Journal offers open access platform to the scholars, researchers, academicians and students of media and communication with a view to publish the most trending and innovative researches that explore media, society and culture in the wake of globalization.
Coupled with revolution in the field of information and communication technologies, globalization could bring phenomenal changes in the field of Mass Communication globally. The journal is keen in capturing the major developments in the media industry that is growing vertically and horizontally. Global Media’s impact in the border less societies is equally immense. The journal encourages seminal studies of media on the society and cultures cutting across economics of class, gender, age, region and religion.
Open access statement
The GMJ complies with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI), the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, the Bethesda Statement on open access publishing. The final published online hoisted version of the article is rendered immediately accessible for downloading, re-use, and distribution worldwide with proper attribution to authorship. In addition to the journal archive, the article can be deposited by the author or publisher in any open-access digital repository.
Following a double peer reviewing process, the journal invites manuscripts as research articles, reviews, case studies, commentaries and opinion articles on the areas include political economy of the media detailing the ownership and control, TV genres of the global era, emergence of media conglomerations, issues and challenges related to governance, media as cultural industry, cultural practices centered on consumerism and lifestyles, regulation and control, media ethics in the wake of competition in the predominantly capitalistic conditions, commercialization of news, new media technologies, global vs. local, alternative media and a plethora of issues that may emerge from time to time.
Please note that the GMJ is under Open Access platform therefore, a processing and publishing fee will be assessed to all submitted papers upon acceptance.
Xolelwa Siyamthanda Dwesini and Mncedi Eddie Magade*
Sindi Mbusi and Mncedi Eddie Magade*
Afonso de Albuquerque* and Camila Quesada Tavares
Daniel Nkrumah and Sadisu Hassan