Focus and Scope

African journal of media and communication studies (AJMCS) is an international journal of communication research that aims at building bridges between different research cultures and publishes high quality original articles in English language. Its content encompasses the broad range of communication disciplines, in particular the analysis of public communication, based on social scientific methods. It is a general platform for communication scholarship with special interest in interdisciplinary boundaries. 

AJMCS publishes the best scholarship on all aspects of communication research. All theoretical approaches as well as methods of scholarly inquiry are welcome. Manuscripts are expected to make original contributions to academic research in communication studies. Manuscripts should address critical theoretical and empirical questions in the field of communication that are relevant to scholars within and across specializations. We are particularly interested in manuscripts that address key questions in specific areas of research and/or that connect analytical threads across subfields in communication studies. Submissions are expected to present arguments that are theoretically sophisticated, conceptually meaningful, and methodologically sound. Manuscripts must not have been published elsewhere or be currently under consideration for any other publication. Submissions that closely resembled previously published articles by the same author/s will be immediately rejected. Because manuscripts go through a double-blind review process, author identification must be removed from all pages except the title page, which is retained by the editor. Also, authors need to ensure that no digital versions of the manuscripts are available online to preserve complete anonymity.


AJMCS publishes quarterly

Peer Review Process

All papers are subject to strict double blind peer review by the international research community.

Publication Frequency

The Journal will be published quaterly

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

African Journal of Communication Studies

African journal of media and communication studies (AJMCS) is an international journal of communication research that aims at building bridges between different research cultures and publishes high quality original articles in English language. Its content encompasses the broad range of communication disciplines, in particular the analysis of public communication, based on social scientific methods. It is a general platform for communication scholarship with special interest in interdisciplinary boundaries. 

AJMCS publishes the best scholarship on all aspects of communication research. All theoretical approaches as well as methods of scholarly inquiry are welcome. Manuscripts are expected to make original contributions to academic research in communication studies. Manuscripts should address critical theoretical and empirical questions in the field of communication that are relevant to scholars within and across specializations. We are particularly interested in manuscripts that address key questions in specific areas of research and/or that connect analytical threads across subfields in communication studies. Submissions are expected to present arguments that are theoretically sophisticated, conceptually meaningful, and methodologically sound.
Manuscripts must not have been published elsewhere or be currently under consideration for any other publication. Submissions that closely resembled previously published articles by the same author/s will be immediately rejected. Because manuscripts go through a double-blind review process, author identification must be removed from all pages except the title page, which is retained by the editor. Also, authors need to ensure that no digital versions of the manuscripts are available online to preserve complete anonymity.

AJMCS publishes quarterly

Journal History

African Journal of Media and Communication Studie open doors January 2015 for its first Issue. The journal will publish quaterly .