Communication Research Center

Research Journals

Mass Communication and Society

Mass Communication and Society‚Äôs mission is to publish articles from a wide variety of perspectives and approaches that advance mass communication theory, especially at the societal or macrosocial level. It draws heavily from many other disciplines, including sociology, psychology, anthropology, philosophy, law, and history. Methodologically, journal articles employ qualitative and quantitative methods, survey research, ethnography, laboratory experiments, historical methods, and legal analysis. The publication’s ISSN No. is 1520-5436 and it is available online. The Editor of the journal is Dr. Ran Wei of University of South Carolina and Professor Denis Wu, Ph.D. of Boston University serves as an Associate Editor.

American Journal of Media Psychology

This peer-reviewed scientific journal publishes theoretical and empirical papers and essays and book reviews that advance an understanding of media effects and processes on individuals in society. The founding editor is Professor Michael G. Elasmar, Ph.D. Scientific articles published by American Journal of Media Psychology have a psychological focus, which means the level of analysis focuses on individuals and their interaction with or relationship to mass media content and institutions.

The International Journal of Public Opinion Research

The International Journal of Public Opinion Research is a source of informed analysis and comment for both professionals and academics. Edited by a board drawn from over a dozen countries and several disciplines, and operated on a professional referee system, the journal is the first truly comparative, multidisciplinary forum serving the international community. In addition to original articles, the journal includes review articles, surveys of recent developments in the field, a major book reviews and notes section, journal abstracts, information about forthcoming conferences, and news about its sponsoring body, the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR). Professor Michael G. Elasmar, Ph.D. serves as editor of The International Journal of Public Opinion Research (IJPOR).

Public Relations Journal

Published quarterly by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Public Relations Journal is an open-access, peer-reviewed electronic research journal facilitating the transfer of public relations knowledge between the educational and professional communities. The publication’s ISSN No. is 1942-4604 and it is available online. The Editor of PRJ is Donald K. Wright, Ph.D., Harold Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations, College of Communication, Boston University.

Cineaste Magazine

Roy Grundmann, Ph.D. is Contributing Editor at Cineaste Magazine, America’s leading magazine of the arts and politics of the cinema.

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