Journal of African Media Studies (Journal)

ISSN 2040199X , ONLINE ISSN 17517974

In the current academic climate there is an ongoing repositioning of media and cultural studies outside the Anglo-American axis. The peer-reviewed Journal of African Media Studies contributes to this repositioning by providing a forum for debate on the historical and contemporary aspects of media and communication in Africa.

 



Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster
manow@wmin.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University
mchibita@ucu.ac.ug

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
martin.ndlela@inn.no

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University
iobiaya@pau.edu.ng

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University
lusikem@mu.ac.ke

The Journal of African Media Studies (JAMS) is an interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for debate on the historical and contemporary aspects of media and communication in Africa. All articles are double-blind peer-reviewed in order to maintain the highest standards of scholastic integrity.

 


Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster
manow@wmin.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University
mchibita@ucu.ac.ug

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
martin.ndlela@inn.no

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University
iobiaya@pau.edu.ng

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University
lusikem@mu.ac.ke

Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster
manow@wmin.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University
mchibita@ucu.ac.ug

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
martin.ndlela@inn.no

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University
iobiaya@pau.edu.ng

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University
lusikem@mu.ac.ke

Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster
manow@wmin.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University
mchibita@ucu.ac.ug

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
martin.ndlela@inn.no

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University
iobiaya@pau.edu.ng

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University
lusikem@mu.ac.ke

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Aims and Scope

The Journal of African Media Studies (JAMS) is an interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for debate on the historical and contemporary aspects of media and communication in Africa. It hereby aims to contribute to the on-going re-positioning of media and cultural studies outside the Anglo-American axis. JAMS interprets media in a broad sense, incorporating not only formal media such as radio, television, print, internet and mobile telephony but also considers articles on 'informal', 'small' or 'indigenous' media such as music, jokes and theatre.

Call for Papers

JAMS invites contributions from junior and senior researchers, scholars and professionals from around the world, and particularly from the African continent. JAMS welcomes articles that discuss the relation of different media and forms of communication to the broader social, economic, historical and political context in Africa. JAMS has a preference for empirical work that is well grounded in theoretical debates and academic literature, and encourages contributors to include images, photographs or other graphics.

JAMS is published three times a year. All articles published in JAMS are subjected to a blind peer-reviewing process and should not normally exceed 6,000 words in length. Book and film reviews should not be longer than 1,000 words. All articles submitted should be original work and must not be under consideration by other publications. Articles should follow both JAMS and Intellect submission guidelines for contributors.

Manuscripts can be e-mailed to the editors.

All articles submitted should be original work and must not be under consideration by other publications.

Journal contributors will receive a free PDF copy of their final work upon publication. Print copies of the journal may also be purchased by contributors at half price.

Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster
manow@wmin.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University
mchibita@ucu.ac.ug

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
martin.ndlela@inn.no

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University
iobiaya@pau.edu.ng

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University
lusikem@mu.ac.ke

International Advisory Board

Hussein Amin
American University in Cairo

Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh
University Of Ghana

Fackson Banda
UNESCO

Louise Bourgault
Northern Michigan University

Festus Eribo
East Carolina University

Kimani Gecau
University of Zimbabwe

Frances Harding
SOAS

Jill Hills
University of Westminster

Sean Jacobs
New School

Tawana Kupe
University of Witswatersrand

Michael Leslie
University of Florida

Mohammed Musa
University of Canterbury

Graham Mytton
Oxford University

Lilian Ndangam
Rhodes University

Joyce W. Nyairo
Ford Foundation

Francis B. Nyamnjoh
University of Cape Town

Folu F. Ogundimu
Michigan State University

Foluke Ogunleye
Obafemi Awolowo University

Charles Okigbo
North Dakota University

Helge Ronning
IMK, University of Oslo

Tarik Sabry
University of Westminster

Abiodun Salawu
North-West University

Paddy Scannell
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Terje S. Skjerdal
Gimlekollen School of Journalism and Communication

Colin Sparks
Hong Kong Baptist University

Debra Spitulnik
Emory University

Daya K. Thussu
University of Westminster

Keyan Tomaselli
University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Wisdom Tettey
University of British Columbia

Kwame Karikari
University of Ghana

Pieter Fourie
University of South Africa

Emevwo Biakolo
Pan-Atlantic University

Adeyinka Laninhun
University of Ibadan

Levi Obonyo
Daystar University

Wendy Willems
London School of Economics and Political Science

Editorial Board

Nii Anang Adjetey
University of Northampton

Herman Wasserman
University of Cape Town

Maria Way
University of Westminster

Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster
manow@wmin.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University
mchibita@ucu.ac.ug

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
martin.ndlela@inn.no

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University
iobiaya@pau.edu.ng

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University
lusikem@mu.ac.ke

 
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Contents

  • Volume (11): Issue (1)
  • Cover date: 2019


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  • Volume (10): Issue (1)
  • Cover date: 2018


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  • Volume (10): Issue (2)
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  • Volume (10): Issue (3)
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  • Volume (9): Issue (1)
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  • Volume (9): Issue (3)
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  • Volume (1): Issue (3)
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Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster
manow@wmin.ac.uk

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University
mchibita@ucu.ac.ug

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
martin.ndlela@inn.no

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University
iobiaya@pau.edu.ng

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University
lusikem@mu.ac.ke

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