3CMedia is a scholarly e-journal which aims to provide a forum for promoting, reporting and debating research in community-based, citizen’s and ‘third sector’ media and culture. Contributions covering a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, research methods and topics are welcome, including:
- ethnographic, sociological and cultural studies in community, citizen’s and third sector media
- critical analyses of policy, regulation, and advocacy
- ethical and pedagogical approaches and issues
- media representation, participation, democracy, equity and social justice
- intercultural, intergenerational and other uses
- historical investigations and perspectives
- studies of technology adoption and diffusion
- volunteer/professional, consumer/citizen and market/civil society relations and transformations
- structured reflection upon creative and professional practice as research in community, citizen’s and third sector media
- social, human and cultural capital
- innovation and entrepreneurship in community-based, citizen’s and third sector media
- international and comparative analysis.
3CMedia is published by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. It has been established as an annual publication, although special issues may be published from time to time in response to demand and the availability of suitable material. Enquiries about special issues should be directed to the editor.
All papers published in 3CMedia have been subject to a process of blind peer review and many are based upon presentations made in the academic stream of the Community Broadcasting Association’s Annual Conference.
Enquires on the submission process can be made by contacting Dr Christina Spurgeon at The Queensland University of Technology via email (in link) or by phone on (07) 3138 8184.