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PR Resource Links - Journals

The symbols next to some links [A, Q, I, or C] designate whether the item is primarily an academic, quasi-academic, industry-based, or commercial resource.

Journal of Integrated Communications

Journal of Integrated Communications; annual journal featuring refereed articles by communications industry professionals and academia on the theory and application of integrated marketing communications.



International Journal of Communications Law and Policy

International Journal of Communications Law and Policy, at



Asia Pacific Public Relations Journal

The Asia Pacific Public Relations Journal was established in 1999, and publishes original papers on public relations and related areas.  APPRJ encourages papers in research, theory, professional practice, comment, case studies and book reviews.  The journal is primarily hardcopy, but the citizenship and PR edition (2004) is now available online, as are contents and abstracts of previous hardcopy editions.



Journal of Public Relations Research

 Journal of Public Relations Research. (Journal not available online but contents, submission info etc. at this site.)



Public Relations Review

Journal not available online but submission info etc. at this site.



American Communication Journal

American Communication Journal. Online scholarly refereed journal dedicated to the study of communication.



PR News & Marketing Network

PR News & Marketing Network (Phillips, publisher of PR News, Interactive PR) Subscription only.

  (I, C)


Journal of Interactive Advertising

JIA is the official online publication of the Departments of Advertising at Michigan State University and The University of Texas at Austin. JIA is an online refereed journal designed to promote understanding of interactive advertising, marketing, and communication in a changing world.



First Monday

First Monday is one of the first peer-reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. A Great Cities Initiative of the University of Illinois at Chicago Library.



Canadian Journal of Communication

Canadian Journal of Communication is a refereed journal of research and scholarship encompassing the field of communication and journalism studies giving emphasis to Canadian work and Canadian issues. 




MediaTribe is Concordia University's Undergraduate Journal of Communication Studies. Articles by students.



Media International Australia

Media International Australia incorporating Culture and Policy publishes new scholarly and applied research on the media, telecommunications, and the cultural industries, and the policy regimes within which they operate. Broadly inclusive and inter-disciplinary, the journal welcomes the writing of history, theory and analysis, commentary and debate. While its primary focus is Australia, the journal also aims to provide an international perspective. Edited by Helen Wilson.



American Education Research Association Special Interest Group

A comprehensive list, provided by the American Education Research Association Special Interest Group, of free, refereed online journals in the education field. Includes several related to communication.



Martin Ryder

Another excellent list, provided by Martin Ryder at University of Colorado, of online academic journals related to Learning Technologies, Communications and Culture.




The Directory of Open Access Journals links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. There are relevant titles in both the business and social sciences sections.


Excellent alphabetised guide to online journals (refereed and not) from (a.k.a. Sarah Zupko's Cultural Studies Center).

  (A, Q)



Pre/text; A refereed journal of rhetorical theory. Edited by Victor J. Vitanza, Professor of English at the University of Texas, Arlington, and Professor of Rhetoric and Philosophy at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Past tables of contents and submission details only available online, not full text.



Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine

"Latest news in many areas of the online world, including information technology, knowledge management, and e-business. Reports on people, events, technology, public policy, culture, practices, study, and applications related to human communication and interaction in online environments." Past issues archived on site. Published by John December's December Communications Inc.

  (Q, C)


Journal of Computer Mediated Communication

 University of Southern California's refereed online journal of CMC. Quality academic articles on topics such as electronic networks and democracy, CMC and higher education, online journalism, etc. Edited by Margaret McLaughlin and Sheizaf Rafaeli of USC's Annenberg School for Communication.



Media and Culture Journal

M/C Journal was founded (as "M/C - a journal of media and culture") in 1998 as a place of public intellectualism analysing and critiquing the meeting of media and culture. It is fully blind peer-reviewed, but also open to submissions and responses from anyone on the Internet. Each issue is organised around a one word theme and has a feature article which engages with the theme in some detail, followed by several shorter articles. Site includes reviews, discussion, etc.

  (A, Q)



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