mediastudies.press was accepted as a member of the Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association (OASPA) last year. In a recent blog post, OASPA’s Bernie Folan highlighted the association’s newest members, including:
mediastudies.press is a new, open-access publisher for the media and communication studies fields. Launched in 2019, the press is nonprofit and scholar-led. Publishing living works, with iterative updates stitched into their process, the journal encourages multi-modal submissions that reflect the mediated environments authors study. Publishing is free with an aim to demonstrate, on a small scale, an open-access publishing model supported by libraries rather than author fees.