new media & society

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Welcome to the new media & society submission website for authors and reviewers. From here you can submit a manuscript for consideration for publication, track the status of an already submitted manuscript, or review a manuscript.

Please note that only submissions through this site will be accepted for review. Please read the submission guidelines and style guide at the links above before submitting a manuscript.

Also please note that book reviews are not to be submitted here. Book reviews are assigned by reviews editor David Park (
park ~at~ lakeforest.edu).

new media & society engages in critical discussions of the key issues arising from the scale and speed of new media development, drawing on a wide range of disciplinary perspectives and on both theoretical and empirical research.

The journal welcomes contributions on:

    Global and local dimensions of the relationship between media and social change
    The individual and the social, the cultural and the political dimensions of new media
    Contemporary as well as historical developments
    Implications and impacts of, as well as the determinants and obstacles to, media change
    Relationship between theory, policy and practice

    Multidisciplinary perspective:   new media & society publishes from both the social sciences and the humanities and includes contributions from communication, media and cultural studies, as well as from sociology, geography, anthropology, economics and from the political and information sciences. Topics covered include (but are not limited to):

    Digitalization and convergence
    Interactivity and virtuality
    Consumption and citizenship
    Innovation, regulation and control
    The cultures of the Internet
    Patterns and inequalities of use
    Community and identity in electronic space
    Time and space in global culture and everyday life
    The politics of cyberspace

    Reviews:   new media & society includes a section in which books and other significant contributions to the field are reviewed.   This includes both essay length and shorter contributions. For more information about reviews please contact book reviews editor David Park (park ~at~ lakeforest.edu).

    If you encounter any problems with the site please contact Steve Jones (sjones ~at ~ uic.edu). Your cooperation with reporting problems and bugs is much appreciated.