new issue of Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
Platform: Journal of Media and Communication is pleased to announce that our latest issue has just been published on our website: http://journals.culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/platform. Platform is a fully refereed, open access online journal which publishes work by graduate students and early career researchers in media and communications and related disciplines. It is edited by graduate students at the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Volume 4, Issue 1 of the journal consists of a general section of the journal edited by Luke van Ryn (University of Melbourne), and a special issue section consisting of articles from the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) 2011 conference guest edited by Shujie (Phoebe) Guo.
The table of contents are as follows:
1. Editorial By Luke van Ryn, The University of Melbourne, Australia; and Shujie Phoebe Guo, The Waikato Management School, New Zealand
*** General Section ***
2. The barriers for proliferation of Interactive Television (iTV) in Australia in the period 19992007 By Maria J. Bora, The University of Melbourne, Australia
3. Indian international student safety in Melbourne and the Victoria police – the development of a crisis and the perceptions that propelled it By Maria Fleming, University of Canberra, Australia
4. Critical media studies in times of communicative capitalism: An Interview with Jodi Dean By Sebastian Kubitschko, Goldsmiths, University of London
*** ANZCA Section ***
5. Inertia and turbulence: television and innovation in New Zealand’s documentary production ecology By Anna Jackson, University of Auckland, New Zealand and The University of Melbourne, Australia
6. Beyond the blog: The networked self of travel bloggers on Twitter By Deepti Ruth Azariah, Curtin University, Australia
7. Dancing around the subject with robots: ethical communication as a “triple audiovisual reality” By Eleanor Sandry, The University of Western Australia
8. Shifting online: An exploratory study into PR consultants’ attitude towards new media By Katharina Wolf, Curtin University, Australia; and Catherine Archer, Curtin University, Australia
You can view the full issue online at http://journals.culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/platform. For more information about ANZCA, please visit http://www.anzca.net/
********* Contribute to Platform ********* Platform is currently seeking contributions for its upcoming special Vol 4, Issue 1 on 'Automating Conduct: Autonomy in Control'. To visit the full call for papers, please visit http://journals.culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/platform/call_papers.html. We also welcome submission of general articles between 6,000 - 8,000 words at any time relating to the field of media and communications or related disciplines. To submit or for more information, please contact our editors-in-chief for this issue, Suneel Jethani and Luke Heemsbergen, at email@example.com.
We are also looking for people to contribute as editors and guest editors of special themed issues of the journal relating to their research. We welcome expressions of interest from postgraduate (Masters or PhD) level researchers, either doing work in media studies or with an interest in issues around media and communications or academic publishing. Please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org for details and to apply.
PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication URL: http://journals.culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/platform/