Australian Journalism Review
JERAA's flagship publication is Australian Journalism Review, which is published twice yearly.
To subscribe to AJR, contact JERAA Treasurer Jolyon Sykes at email@example.com or on 02 4268 2253.
Alternatively, join the JERAA and receive AJR twice a year as part of your membership.
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 are generally March 15 and September 15.
The Editor is Dr Kathryn Bowd from the University of Adelaide, and Associate Editor is Dr Janet Fulton from the University of Newcastle.
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. If an article is accepted for publication, authors will need to assign copyright to the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
AJR’s Book Review Editor is Dr Katrina Clifford from Deakin University. She can be contacted at email@example.com.
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 Kerrie Foxwell-Norton from Griffith University. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that it is the author’s responsibility to provide thorough and accurate references in AJR style. The Editor of AJR reserves the right to decline publication of papers which are inadequately or incorrectly referenced.
References and style follow guidelines provided by the American Psychological Association. For questions on references and style, consult the following:
American Psychological Association. (2001). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Note that APA style differs from normal journalistic style in many areas.
References cited in the text should read (Hughes, 1972, p. 273) or (Jensen & Jankowski, 1991, pp. 139-141).
All references cited in articles should be listed alphabetically and presented in full at the end of the article. Use the following style:
Zelizer, B. (2004). Taking journalism seriously. Thousand Oaks, Sage.
Deuze, M. (2010). Journalism and convergence culture. In S. Allan, The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism (pp.
267-276). Abingdon: Routledge.