Routledge Communication Studies

Welcome to the Communication Studies Journals News Page where you can find the latest news and offers from Routledge. The Routledge Communication Studies program brings you the very best in current teaching, thinking and practice from across our market-leading journals.

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Calls for Papers

Explore the latest Calls for Papers for our Communication Studies journals and find out why publishing with us is the best option for you.

Multimedia Resources

Welcome to the Communication Arena Multimedia page, which features the latest video interviews and podcast series for our journals.

Journals News

Free Online Access to Most Read Articles

Routledge is pleased to offer you free online access to a selection of popular articles from First Amendment Studies until the end of this year via this page. Simply…

Podcast Series

The Critical Studies in Media Communication (CSMC) podcast series expands the scope and reach of traditional academic publishing by offering open-access digital audio…


Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society is an international, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal concerned with research on the cultural,…


Argumentation and Advocacy is an official publication of the American Forensic Association. The mission of Argumentation and Advocacy is to promote scholarship in the…

Annals of the International Communication Association – New journal from ICA in 2017

The Annals of the International Communication Association is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing state-of-the-discipline literature reviews and essays, including: descriptive reviews; meta-analyses; and theoretical essays. The premier issue of Annals is now published online! Access the entire issue for free.

Find out more about this new journal from the International Communication Association here.

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Key research collections

Routledge Communication Studies is delighted to bring you an array of topical article collections and special issues on specific themes. Simply click on the titles below to explore the collections now! 

Social Media Research: Media Studies & Communication

From the transformation of activist communication online to cyberbyllying and cross-cultural adaptation, read how social media impacts Media Studies and Communication.

#ReadMyResearch Media, Cultural & Communication Studies

Explore a selection of some of our most popular Media, Cultural and Communication articles on Facebook, Twitter and Altmetrics from 2015. Select one of the following…

Open access research

Click on the link below to browse a wealth of open access content published in our Communication Studies Open and Open Select journals.

Explore Communication Studies Open Journals

Our progressive and innovative program now includes two fully open access journals, Church, Communication and Culture, and Global Health Communication. The articles…

Media, Cultural and Communication Studies Open Select

Want to keep up-to-date with the latest research developments in your field, but don’t have subscriptions to the relevant journals? Explore the articles below, all…

Special Issues

Explore the latest special issues from our Communication Studies journals. 

Communication Studies Special Issues

Explore the latest special issues from our Communication Studies journals.  To read these issues please log on via your institution. Don’t have access to these…

Celebrating 10 Years in Publication

The Chinese Journal of Communication [2015 Impact Factor: 0.261, ©2016 Thomson Reuters, 2016 Journal Citation Reports®] is a scholarly publication aimed at elevating…