Global Media Journal

The Global Media Journal is an open-access academic refereed publication in various national or regional editions around the globe. GMJ-German Edition is affiliated with the Freie University Berlin/Germany and the University of Erfurt/Germany and hosted by Carola Richter and Christine Horz.

GMJ-DE is published semi-annually (spring and fall) and bilingually (English and German). It is dedicated to research in the fields of communication and media studies, with the  ambition to present communication and media theories, report empirical and analytical research, present critical discourses, apply theories to case studies, and set out innovative research methodologies. It aims to advance research and understanding of international and cross-cultural communication and media in the German-spoken countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and around the globe such as research on Media Systems, Journalism, Migration & Diaspora, Development Communication and other fields of communication and media studies.

Manuscripts are welcome! Please consider our Styleguide.

The GMJ-DE contains four sections:

– academic articles (peer-reviewed)
– reports of media praxis and scientific field work
– graduate papers
– book reviews


The current issue Vol. 6, No. 2 contains the following articles:

Editorial

Indira Dupuis, Maria Löblich & Thomas Birkner
Entangled history medial gedacht: Internationale und transkulturelle Kommunikationsgeschichte
(article in German)
special issue
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Peer Reviewed Articles

Jürgen Wilke
Periodisierungen und transnationale Bezüge nationaler Pressegeschichte im Ländervergleich
(article in German)
special issue
Abstract | PDF-Fulltext

Thomas Wiedemann & Michael Meyen
Amerikanisierung durch Internationalisierung: Die Expansion der International Communication Association (ICA)
(article in German)
special issue
Abstract | PDF-Fulltext

Andre Dechert
A Case of Asynchronous Media Change in the 1950s:
How US-American TV Series Came to Early West German Television
(article in English)
special issue
Abstract | PDF-Fulltext

Christina Sanko
“New Wine in an Old Bottle”? – Anniversary Journalism and the Public Commemoration of the End of the War in Vietnam
(article in English)
special issue
Abstract | PDF-Fulltext

Essays

Christian Oggolder
Das Internet als Ort der Erinnerung
(article in German)
special issue
Abstract | PDF-Fulltext

From the Field

Martin Scott & Christoph Dietz
Bring back the Audience: A Discussion of the Lack of Audience Research in the Field of Media Development
(article in English)
Abstract | PDF-Fulltext

Book Reviews

Giuliana Sorce
Nordenstreng, Kaarle & Thussu, Daya K. (Eds.) (2015): Mapping BRICS media
(review in English)
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Peer Reviewed Articles

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