Pacific Journalism Review

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Founded at the University of Papua New Guinea in 1994, this peer-reviewed research journal explores journalism, media issues, communication and diversity in the South Pacific, Asia-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand.

It is published by the Pacific Media Centre, School of Communication Studies, AUT University, and has links with the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ), University of the South Pacific and the Journalism Education Association of New Zealand (JEANZ). PJR has been SCOPUS-indexed since 2006 and has a SJR impact factor ranking since 2012. It is ranked Q2 and is 105th in the world’s top 240 communications journals, the highest in New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. Two-thirds of content is JERAA member-based research. The journal publishes Research Article, Commentary and Frontline (Journalism as Research) sections, plus extensive reviews. Two editions a year published in July and November. Subscriptions and back copies available online at AUT Shop. Managing editor: Professor David Robie Associate editor: Dr Philip Cass. Frontline editor: Professor Wendy Bacon. Reviews editor: Dr Philip Cass. ISSN 1023-9499  e-ISSN 2324-2035

Pacific Journalism Review website (old site but includes full archives)

New PJR submissions site on Tuwhera Open Access:

Pacific Journalism Review fulltext on Informit

Also published:

Pacific Journalism Monographs on Tuwhera Open Access (started in 2012) ISSN 2253-4121:





This is not one of JERAA's publications, but is provided as a helpful resource.