Next edition: Call for Papers final reminder - Media change, adaptation and culture (28#1, July 2022)



The current "crises" double edition 27 (1&2) of Pacific Journalism Review was published last September. Here is the updated call for papers for the next edition: Media change, adaptation and culture (28#1, July 2022). Note the revised deadline.

Journal submissions deadline: February 20, 2022

Issue Editors: Dr Philip Cass, Khairiah A. Rahman, Nicole Gooch and Dr David Robie

Papers being considered for the 2021 double edition but which missed out have been carried forward for consideration for the next issue. The peer review cycle will begin shortly.

This special issue of Pacific Journalism Review is linked to the ‘Change, Adaptation and Culture: Media and Communication in Pandemic Times’ online conference of the Asian Congress for Media and Communication (ACMC) hosted at Auckland University of Technology on November 25-27.

Some papers with a 30 June 2021 deadline have been considered as chapters for an ACMC book, others may be considered for this forthcoming issue of Pacific Journalism Review.

The journal especially seeks papers either delivered virtually at the conference or are addressing the media and communication related themes raised there. 

Papers can include but are not restricted to:

  • Reinventing communication paradigms 
  • Broadcast media in flux 
  • Media influence and impact 
  • Public relations theory and practice 
  • Social media, digital media and dynamic technologies 
  • Advertising, adaptations and changing perspectives 
  • Communication, education challenges and changes 
  • Love, life, popular culture and the new media 
  • Democracy and disinformation 
  • Language, culture and the dynamics of change 
  • Ethnicity, identity, gender, and the media 
  • Climate change communication, global crisis and the Asia-Pacific

The above list is a guideline and other related topics will also be considered. The journal also publishes an unthemed section. Other papers related to journalism studies, and journalism education, theory and practice will also be considered by the editors.

The double blind peer-reviewed journal has five main sections: Research articles (6000 words), Commentaries (industry insights, developments and practice (1500-3000 words), Frontline (investigative journalism and reflective journalism-as-research – 6000-7000 words), Forum (up to 800 words) and Reviews (books, documentaries and online developments – 800-1500 words, commissioned).

The APA-based style guide is at: 

Submissions must be uploaded to the OJS open access website for Pacific Journalism Review on the Tuwhera indigenous research portal at Auckland University of Technology:

Contact editor: 

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