Anàlisi Journal Invites Submissions for Special Issue of Media and Information Literacy Journal

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Cristina Pulido, Director of Anàlisi

Anàlisi, a SCOPUS-indexed journal published by the Journalism and Communication Sciences Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), has announced a call for submissions for a special issue titled “MIL Global Understanding: Peace for All.”

Edited by José Manuel Pérez Tornero of UAB and Samy Tayie of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, this issue aims to explore the media’s crucial role in fostering global understanding and dialogue amidst the current challenges of disinformation and violence.

This special issue will highlight the positive contributions of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and the media’s role in promoting accurate information, constructive dialogue, and mutual understanding across diverse cultures and regions.

Anàlisi invites submissions of original research articles, reviews, and theoretical perspectives that examine various aspects of the media’s influence on global communication dynamics. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Strategies for countering disinformation and misinformation in the media.
  • Case studies analyzing successful media campaigns promoting peace and solidarity.
  • The role of social media platforms in shaping public opinion and perceptions.
  • Ethical considerations in media reporting and journalism practices.
  • Innovative approaches to harnessing media technologies for fostering cross-cultural understanding, Media and Information literacy and intercultural dialogue.

The issue seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the current landscape of MIL in promoting global understanding and dialogue, with a focus on practical implications for policymakers, media practitioners, and researchers.

The call accepts research articles with empirical results addressing innovation in teaching or journalism practice, with recommendations for inclusion in Journalism Studies (maximum 6,000 words), and Academic essays that contain rigorous theoretical reflections with practical implications in the teaching or journalism practice (Maximum 4,000 words).

Submissions can be in either English or Spanish. Articles that are linked to funded research will be given priority. Authors must specify in their manuscripts that they are addressing this particular call.

Deadline for submission of applications is July 15, 2024.

Detailed application guidelines are available on the Anàlisi website http://analisi.cat/about/submissions#authorGuidelines.