Issue 2 is online

The second issue of Media Industries is now online. Also, please remember that October 1st is the deadline for which to be guaranteed consideration for publication in our first peer-reviewed issue, to be published in spring 2015.

About Our Second Issue

Issue 2 is the second in a series of three issues to be published this year that features essays authored by our esteemed editorial board. Each of the board essays discusses the state of the field of media industries studies.

Articles featured in this second issue include:

  • Work in the Media – Mark DeuzeMedia Industires 1.2
  • Media Industries in an Era of Big Audience Data – Timothy Havens
  • Transnational TV: What Do WE Mean by “Co-Production,” Anymore? – Michele Hilmes
  • Media Industries in Revolutionary Time – Marwan M. Kraidy
  • Media Industries in India: An Emerging Regional Framework – Shanti Kumar
  • Welcome to the Unregulated Wild, Wild, Digital West – Denise Mann
  • Media Industries and Ecological Crisis – Richard Maxwell
  • “It’s TV’s Fault I Am This Way”: Learning From Love/Hating the Media Industries” – Phil Oppenheim
  • Politically Charged Media Sites: The “Right,” the “Left,” and the Self in Research – Yeidy M. Rivero (US)
  • Navigating the Two Worlds of Research – James Schwoch
  • The Ramifications of Media Globalization in the Global South for the Study of Media Industries – Herman Wasserman
  • Home is Where Hollywood Isn’t: Re-casting East Asian Film Industries – Emilie Yeh

This issue as well as all future issues, and the submission portal can be found at

Call for Papers

Media Industries is a new peer-reviewed, multi-media, open-access online journal that supports critical studies of media industries and institutions worldwide. We invite contributions that range across the full spectrum of media industries, including film, television, internet, radio, music, publishing, electronic games, advertising, and mobile communications. Submissions may explore these industries individually or examine inter-medial relations between industrial sectors. We encourage both contemporary and historical studies, and are especially interested in contributions that draw attention to global and international perspectives, and use innovative methodologies, imaginative theoretical approaches, and new research directions. To learn more, visit our submissions page.