Media Industries is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that supports critical studies of media industries, institutions, and policies worldwide.

Current Issue: Vol. 7, No. 2


Revisiting Postwar Theater Television

William Boddy (City University of New York)

“Counting” Informal Media Industries

Jade Miller (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Broad-Based Stakeholder Ownership in Journalism: Co-ops, ESOPs, Blockchains

Nathan Schneider (University of Colorado Boulder)


Book Review: Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures

Review by Ravynn Stringfield (College of William & Mary)

Book Review: Only at Comic-Con: Hollywood, Fans, and the Limits of Exclusivity

Review by Tanya D. Zuk (Georgia State University)

Book Review: Seeing by Electricity: The Emergence of Television, 1878–1939

Review by Laura C. Brown (The University of Texas at Austin)

Previous Issue: Vol. 7, No. 1


Financial Sustainability and the Demise of the Egyptian Blogosphere

Nadine El Sayed (The American University in Cairo)

Special Section: Media Industries in Global Frames

This special section was edited by Darrell William Davis (Lingnan University) and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh (Lingnan University)

Changing Business Models in the Media Industries

Nobuko Kawashima (Doshisha University)

Post Americana: Twenty-First Century Media Globalization

Michael Curtin (University of California, Santa Barbara)


Reviews are edited by Nedda Ahmed (Georgia State University) and Shady Patterson (Georgia State University).

Resource Review: ABI/INFORM and Business Source

Review by Diana King (University of California, Los Angeles)

Book Review: Fake Geek Girls: Fandom, Gender, and the Convergence Culture Industry

Review by A. Luxx Mishou (United States Naval Academy)

Book Review: Locked Out: Regional Restrictions in Digital Entertainment Culture

Review by Nicole Hentrich (The University of Michigan)