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Australian Journalism Review

JERAA's flagship publication is Australian Journalism Review, which is published twice yearly. From the beginning of 2019, the journal will be published by Intellect Books, with JERAA retaining oversight of journal content and direction.

To subscribe to AJR, contact JERAA Treasurer Jolyon Sykes at or on 02 4268 2253.

Alternatively, join JERAA and receive AJR twice a year as part of your membership.


AJR's editorial team

AJR welcomes two new members to its editorial team for 2019. Dr Caroline Fisher, from the University of Canberra, is the new Associate Editor. Many thanks to the two 2018 Associate Editors - Dr Janet Fulton (edition 1) and Gary Dickson (edition 2). 

Dr Claire Konkes from the University of Tasmania has taken over the role of managing the Early Scholars section of the journal from Dr Kerrie Foxwell-Norton. Many thanks also to Kerrie.

Caroline and Claire join AJR Editor Dr Kathryn Bowd and Book Review Editor Dr Katrina Clifford as the 2019 editorial team.


Edition 41(1), July 2019

Research papers of around 6000 words on any topic of relevance to journalism education, theory and/or practice are welcome for the July 2019 edition. Submission deadline for this edition is February 1, 2019.


Getting Published

Australian Journalism Review welcomes submissions on topics reflecting a broad range of perspectives on journalism theory, practice and education.

AJR is published twice a year, usually in July and December, and deadlines for submissions in 2019 are February 1 and July 5.

The Editor is Dr Kathryn Bowd from the University of Adelaide, and Associate Editor is Dr Caroline Fisher from the University of Canberra.

Articles submitted to AJR should be original contributions and not under consideration for any other publication at the same time. Exceptions should be clearly indicated.

All articles should be submitted by email.

Article submissions, including a brief abstract of 100 to 150 words, should be sent as an email attachment to the Editor at Please ensure the name(s) and email addresses of the author(s) are clearly indicated, as well as their formal positions and institutional affiliations.

Articles focused on theoretical development and original research should not normally exceed about 6000 words. Preference will be given to articles not exceeding this length. All articles are double blind peer reviewed.

Authors are responsible for obtaining copyright for any illustrations, tables, figures or other material previously published elsewhere. Please note that preference will be given to articles with fewer than six graphs/tables.

Articles should be submitted as Word documents or similar, with a minimum of formatting. Avoid footnotes wherever possible.

AJR adheres to principles of responsible research publication.


Book reviews

AJR’s Book Review Editor is Dr Katrina Clifford from Deakin University. She can be contacted at

If you accept an invitation to review a book for AJR, please ensure that you include all publication details, ISBN number, number of pages, format and recommended retail price.


Emerging Scholars section

AJR runs a regular section showcasing the work of PhD and high-quality Honours students. Editor of this section is Dr Claire Konkes the University of Tasmania. She can be contacted at



AJR follows the Intellect Books style guide, available here.

The Newsletter

‘The JERAA Newsletter’ is a newsletter for members of the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia, covering all achievements and announcements, program news, international news, research news, new policies and procedures,  and any key dates/events.

You are invited to send submissions for the newsletter to the media officer

Past Newsletters

2011 September JERAA Newsletter (PDF 33Kb)

2011 May JERAA newsletter (PDF 22Kb)

2011 February JERAA Newsletter (PDF 30Kb)

2010 December JERAA Newsletter (PDF 219Kb)

2010 November JERAA newsletter (PDF 117Kb)

2010 August JERAA Newsletter (PDF 1.6Mb)