Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft (Media & Communication Studies)

2016 - Year 64

Earlier volumes of "Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft" [Media & Communication Studies] are available online at the website Here, all volumes older than three years can be downloaded free of charge as PDF files, that is, currently all volumes from 2000 to 2011 inclusive. From each journal since 2012, the table of contents and the first article are available free.

Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft offers a forum for discussion of questions related to media and communication, as well as for analysing media development from various perspectives and across all forms.

Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft hence reflects the trends in research and the public discussion surrounding the media.

Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft runs to ca. 600 pages p.a. and contains articles, reports, contributions to discussions, reviews on literature, extracts from the relevant international specialist journals, as well as a survey of new literature.

The journal appears quarterly, subscription price 2015: Annual subscription incl. online access (private) 122,-- Euro, for students (annual submission of enrolment certificate required) 68,- Euro p.a.; annual subscription incl. online access for institutions 182,-- Euro; single issue 33,- Euro. All prices plus postage and packing. Cancellation quarterly at the end of the year. ISSN 1615-634X.

Available through the Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Waldseestr. 3-5, D-76530 Baden-Baden, Tel.: +49 7221 2104-0 - Fax: +49 7221 2104-27, E-Mail:


Editorial Team: Prof. Dr. Joan Kristin Bleicher, Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink, Anja Herzog, Dr. Sascha Hölig, Dr. Claudia Lampert, PD Dr. Wiebke Loosen, Christiane Matzen, Dr. Cornelius Puschmann, Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt, Hermann-Dieter Schröder, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz, Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wagner

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Bucher (DGPuK-Fachgruppe Mediensprache - Mediendiskurse), Dr. Matthias Hofer (FG Rezeptions- und Wirkungsforschung), Dr. Stephanie Geise (FG Visuelle Kommunikation), Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp (FG Soziologie der Medienkommunikation), Dr. Jutta Milde (FG Wissenschaftskommunikation), Dr. Teresa Naab (FG Methoden), Prof. Dr. Sven Pagel (FG Ökonomie), Prof. Dr. Carola Richter (FG Internationale und Interkulturelle Kommunikation), Prof. Dr. Ulrike Röttger (FG PR und Organisationskommunikation), Prof. Dr. Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw (FG Kommunikation und Politik), Prof. Dr. Christian Schicha (FG Kommunikations- und Medienethik), Dr. Christina Schumann (FG Computervermittelte Kommunikation), Dr. Josef Seethaler (ÖGK), Dr. Annika Sehl (FG Journalistik / Journalismusforschung), Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas (FG Medien, Öffentlichkeit und Geschlecht), Dr. Ulrike Wagner (FG Medienpädagogik), Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wilke (FG Kommunikationsgeschichte), Prof. Dr. Vinzenz Wyss (SGKM).