The journal has a particular focus on and interest in contemporary issues and practices of media firms as they are experienced by their actors journalists, executives, publishers and proprietors, among others. Besides scholarly submissions, the editors are interested in articles written by media actors focusing on topics including their activities, problems, strategies, guidelines, management and editorial issues, organization, ethical codes, coverage, distribution, marketing, handling of user-generated material, etc. The journal is the first scholarly publication giving due consideration in publishing to material by media actors. Practitioners, for the first time, will have their articles printed alongside academic papers within the pages of the same journal.
To celebrate the launch of this new Journal, Intellect are offering Issue 1.1 for free online: http://bit.ly/IQN2hX.
Call for Papers:
The Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies focuses on practical issues media outlets confront today. Its main interest is in research and studies that help media actors – journalists, proprietors and publishers – improve their output. The editors are interested in topics covering problems media outlets face in our digitized world. Contributions from both academics and practitioners are welcome. http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=220/view,page=2/