Pub. date: 2009 | Online Pub. Date: December 16, 2009 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412972048 | Print ISBN: 9780761929574 | Online ISBN: 9781412972048| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Appendix C: Journalism: A Guide to Recent Literature - Section 11. Journalism Periodicals
As one might imagine, journalists write a lot about their trade. So do academics studying the media field. Listed here are, first, the major trade publications (“serials” in library-speak) about the media and closely related fields, and, second the more important academic or scholarly journals. All titles included here were actively publishing in early 2009. Each entry provides the periodical's title, International Standard Serial Number (unique to each title and often helpful in locating it in libraries), the publisher, the year the periodical started (and sometimes information about title changes), how often it appears, its official website, and a few lines of description (in the case of the research journals, this is often a quote from the periodical's statement of its purpose). These titles demonstrate the breadth of professional trade publications available in North America. But the listing can't be complete, for depending on how you define the category, many ...