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Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM)

The Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM) is a semiannual publication designed to promote scholarly dialogues generated by various disciplinary and methodological points of view. The Journal welcomes interdisciplinary inquiries regarding radio’s contemporary and historical subject matter as well as those audio media that have challenged radio’s traditional use. Scholars are invited to submit articles pertaining to any area of radio and audio media. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, formats and programming, new technology, policy and regulation, rating systems, commercial and noncommercial networks, radio history, management and innovation, personalities, popular cultures, uses and effects studies, propaganda, social movements, advertising and sales, market concentration, Internet and satellite radio, podcasting, alternative formats, diversity, gender and international radio.

Follow JRAM on Twitter:  @JrlRadioAudio 

View current and past editions of JRAM online (Members Only)

JRAM Submission Guidelines
JRS Cumulative Index I-VII


Editor: Tony R. DeMars
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Communication & Media
Lamar University
P.O. Box 10050
Beaumont, TX 77710


Call for Papers:  Revisiting Audience Engagement and the Relevance of Local Radio
Spotlight article call for The Journal of Radio and Audio Media

We will review submitted research on a rolling basis, starting June 1, 2024 for articles considered for the Fall 2024 issue, and through September 30, 2024 for articles to be considered for publication in 2025. For questions, contact JRAM Editor Tony DeMars at .

Call for Papers:  Radio in Anglophone and Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa 
Special Issue of The Journal of Radio and Audio Media
Guest Editors: Dr. Emma Heywood and Dr. Marie Fierens
Extended abstracts due: June 1, 2024
Final paper due: August 1, 2024
The special issue is scheduled for publication in Spring 2025 

Appel à articles : La radio en Afrique subsaharienne francophone et anglophone 
Numéro spécial : The Journal of Radio and Audio Media (JRAM)
Emma Heywood et Marie Fierens
Calendrier de soumission
1er juin 2024 : envoi des résumés détaillés/projets d’articles à Emma Heywood et Marie Fierens aux adresses et
21 juin 2024 : notification d’acceptation ou de non-acceptation

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