About the Journal
Journal of Media Watch is a double blind peer-reviewed tri-annual journal published from India. It is the only journal in the discipline from Asia and India listed in many leading indexing platforms. The journal keeps high quality peer evaluation and academic standards in all levels of its publication. Journal of Media Watch reflects empirical and fundamental research, theoretical articulations, alternative critical thinking, diverse knowledge spectrum, cognizant technologies, scientific postulates, alternative social synergies, exploratory documentations, visual enquiries, narrative argumentations, innovative interventions, and minority inclusiveness in its content and selection. The journal aims at publishing and documenting research publication in the field of communication and media studies that covers a wide range of topics and sub-fields like print media, television, radio, film, public relations, advertising, journalism and social media and the cultural impact and activation of these media in the society. It aims at providing a platform for the scholars to present their research to an international academic community with wide access and reach. Published topics in Media Watch enjoy very high impact and major citation. The journal is supported by strong international editorial advisory support from leading academicians in the world.
The journal invites submission of papers under the category : Media and democracy; Children and media; Grassroots and alternative media; Media law, Ethics and policies; Civic journalism; Peace and conflict communication; Ethnicity and mass media; Politics, economy and mass media; Cultural communication; Advertising and public relation; New media technologies and communications; Globalization and mass media; Communication theories and practices; Media, democracy and citizenship; Media audiences; International communication; Media ethics; Telecommunications; Scholastic journalism; Visual communication; Media law, regulations and policy; Media industry trends and dynamics; Communication and culture; Journalism research and education; Media management and economics; Sports journalism; Documentary production; Cinema and traditional media; Print, electronic and on-line media; and Media, climate change and environmental studies. Contributors should be familiar with the nature and scope of the journal. Familiarity with past issues of the journal is essential. Abstract of current and previous issues are available in the journal website.
Media Watch is published under the permission and license of the Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI), Government of India, No. ODIENG/2010/31441, three times in a year. © 2018 Media Watch: All rights reserved, including those of translation into foreign languages. No part of this journal may be reproduced in any form (by photo print, microfilm or any other means or transmitted or translated into machine language without written permission from the publisher). The views expressed by the authors in the articles are their own. They do not reflect the views of Media Watch or the organizations they represent. All efforts are made to ensure the published information is correct. Media Watch is not responsible for any errors caused due to oversight or otherwise. All disputes are subjected to the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts in Puri, Odisha, India.