Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly

This journal specializes in articles focusing on research in journalism and mass communication. Each issue features reports of original investigation, presenting the latest developments in theory and methodology of communication, international communication, journalism history, and social and legal problems. Each issue also contains an extensive book review section. All submissions are subjected to peer review. The journal comes out four times per year. It has appeared under various titles since the first issue in 1924.

Research You Can Use: This is a collection of several articles in issues of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly that have been highlighted in press releases for industry and other educational groups. This outreach is available in PDFs only through the AEJMC web site whose address appears below.

Prospective authors should submit four, typed or computer generated documents no longer than 5,000 words. However, documents that do not contain extensive support materials such as tables, figures and appendices will be considered as long as they do not exceed 6,000 words. Submissions must be exclusive until final judgements are made. For final acceptance, authors should follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition. Detailed submission and style requirements are published in each issue of Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.

Online Availability

1) Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly Index, Vol. 71 to 80.
This Index features articles from Volumes 71 to 80, which were published from 1994 to 2003.

By Author
By Subject
Book Reviews

2) Journalism Quarterly Index, Vol. 61 to 70
This Index features articles from Volumes 61 to 70, which were published from 1984 to 1993. Journalism Quarterly changed its name to Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly in 1995.

By Author
By Subject

Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly is available at both EBSCO CMMC and Proquest from 1999 to present. These data bases include both articles and book reviews and can be downloaded in PDF format.


Dan Riffe, Editor (2008)
Ohio University
Scripps School of Journalism
Athens OH 45701
Tel: (740) 593-2597
Fax: (740) 593-2592

Patricia A. Curtin,
Book Review Editor
University of Oregon
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
1275 University of Oregon Eugene,
OR 97403-1275
Tel: (541) 346-3752
Fax: (541) 346-0682