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[Commlist] Call for papers of Comunicação e Sociedade on “Children, youth and media: current perspectives”

Wed Sep 18 16:33:56 GMT 2019

/Comunicação e Sociedade/invites authors to submit papers for a new issue on “Children, youth and media: current perspectives”.

Editors: Sara Pereira (CECS-UMinho, Portugal), Cristina Ponte (ICNova-UNL, Portugal) and Nelly Elias (Department of Communication Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

Over the last two decades, research into children, young people and the media has taken a considerable leap in terms of the number of studies produced, topics addressed and methodologies used. This area, given its multidisciplinary nature, has been affirmed in the field of Communication Sciences, marking the scientific agenda and opening public debate about the impact of the media on the lives of children and young people and how they use and appropriate information and produce media content. The digital age has created new media and platforms, generated a greater diversity of content, and raised different ways of access and distinct consumption and communication practices by this audience. This situation had generated new research challenges, providing new topics and new clues to study the media world and its action on the identities and cultures of children and young people.

This issue of /Comunicação e Sociedade/, devoted to studies on children, youth and media, pays special attention to proposals for articles that result from scientific research work on the following topics:

Children and youth media cultures

Media and peer culture

Rights of children and young people in the digital age

Children and youth media practices

Children/youth and media in the family context

Children/youth and media in the school context

Media offer for children and young people

Media policy for children and young people

Children/youth, media, and health

Challenges to privacy in the age of big data

Media literacy


Full article submission deadline: 20 December 2019

Editor’s decision on full articles: 28 February 2020

Deadline for sending the full version and translated version: 01 April 2020

Issue publication date: June 2020


Articles can be submitted in English or Portuguese. After the peer review process, the authors of the selected articles should ensure translation of the respective article, and the editors shall have the final decision on publication of the article.


/Comunicação e Sociedade/is a peer-reviewed journal that uses a double blind review process. After submission, each paper will be distributed to two reviewers, previously invited to evaluate it, in terms of its academic quality, originality and relevance to the objectives and scope of the theme chosen for the journal’s current issue.

Originals must be submitted via the journal’s website <>. If you are accessing Comunicação e Sociedade for the first time, you must register in order to submit your article (indications to register here <>).

The guidelines for authors can be consulted here <>.

For further information, please contact: (comunicacaoesociedade /at/

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