Journal of Radio Studies: Call for Book Reviews and Manuscripts
Journal of Radio Studies
Call for Articles and Book Reviews
For Summer 2003 Issue
Deadline: October 15, 2002
The Journal of Radio Studies seeks articles and book reviews for its
Summer 2003 volume. JRS is a bi-annual publication of the Broadcast
JRS is the first scholarly publication in the world dedicated exclusively to radio studies. The Journal strives to encourage interdisciplinary inquiries regarding radio's contemporary and historical subject matter. In addition, JRS seeks to promote dialogue generated by various methodological points of view. For a cumulative index, see the website listed below.
Scholars are invited to submit articles pertaining to any area of radio.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, formats and
programming, technology and regulation, rating systems, commercial and
non-commercial networks, radio history, management and innovations,
personalities, radio popular culture, interpersonal & rhetorical studies,
political economy of radio, gender studies, radio in national
development, and international radio.
Focus of Summer 2003 Issue
The Editors are especially interested in receiving manuscripts dealing
with contemporary issues of radio. Of special interest are articles
pertaining to internet radio, digital radio, market concentration,
diversity, alternative formats, localism, ownership/control, satellite
delivery systems, propaganda & war on terrorism, government use of
radio, national public radio, talk radio, radio & music industry, and
other research examining the current status of radio broadcasting.
Articles appearing in JRS are evaluated according to their
conceptualization, importance to radio studies, contribution to the mass
media literature, interest to JRS readers, soundness of research and
methodological procedures, and the clarity of presentation.
Submitted articles undergo a blind peer review. Manuscripts (22
pages limit) should be sent to the Editor in four high-quality photocopies,
and should conform to the stylistic guidelines of the APA.
Mailing address and brief biographical summaries of authors should be
provided on a separate page. Another page should include an abstract of no
more than 100 words.
Submit manuscripts and book reviews by October 15, 2002.
Send manuscripts to Frank Chorba and book reviews to Michael Brown.
Frank J. Chorba, JRS Editor
Mass Media Department
Topeka, KS 66621
Mass Media Department
P.O. Box 3904
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071
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