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About the Journal

American Journalism, the peer-reviewed, quarterly journal of the American Journalism Historians Association, publishes original articles on the history of journalism, media, and mass communication in the United States and internationally. The journal also features historiographical and methodological essays, book reviews, and digital media reviews. 

Contributions may focus on social, economic, intellectual, political or legal issues. American Journalism also welcomes articles that treat the history of communication in general; the history of broadcasting, advertising and public relations; the history of media outside the United States; and theoretical issues in the literature or methods of media history.

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Why publish in American Journalism?

  • Make a significant impact. American Journalism is a well-established and highly respected journal.
  • Grow your readership. The journal has wide readership among the members of the American Journalism Historians Association, and across the globe.
  • Be an established author in your field. Essays published in American Journalism fall under original articles, book reviews, and digital media reviews.
  • Broaden your reach. American Journalism represents broad global interests, and is multidisciplinary in scope.

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  • Validate your research through a robust, double-blind peer review process;
  • Increase your opportunities for future collaboration;
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