Aim and Scope

AIM of Journal

Global Media and Social Sciences Research Journal(GMSSRJ) was introduced by Shaur  Development Organization (SDO) through the auspices and guidance of the Humanity Research Council (HRC) - an offshoot of Shaur  Development Organization (SDO). GMSSRJ promotes a wide range of research studies and findings where newly emerging tools and patterns such as experiments, observations, interviews, analysis, and surveys are utilized. The journal encourages multidisciplinary academic and research interests. GMSSRJ is a multi-disciplinary, quarterly, double-blind peer-reviewed research journal that publishes works in all major disciplines and sub-disciplines of mass communication i.e. Media and Communication Studies, Development Journalism, Television and Film, Advertising & Public Relations. Further details are available at http://gmssrj.com/index.php/main/Home.

 Mission & Vision

Whereas mass communications are pervasive and ubiquitous aspects of modern societies, GMSSRJ fulfills the major responsibility of exploring and conveying developments in human societies to the interested audience. This academic journal accepts manuscripts pertaining to the micro and macro areas of research in this field, including on all aspects of Journalism, Mass Media and Communications, Social Sciences, Humanities, Educational Sciences, Languages and Linguistics, Literature, Psychology, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, English, Anthropology, Political Sciences, International Relations, Sociology, Educational and Clinical Psychology, and Gender Studies. The journal also publishes new research on digital platforms, social media and related policy. The manuscripts that explore various broad aspects like history, development, innovations, trends and the influence of the media on a cross-section of the population are specifically promoted. GMSSRJ is an Open Access journal that envisions free access of readers to its well-researched articles. The journal peer-reviews the submitted manuscripts thoroughly.

GMSSRJ aims for making possible a future where media development is based on an informed decision-making process. Therefore, the journal stimulates innovative developments in current academic and social perception through research as they stand disconnected from the actual application and it offers sustainable solutions to the problems confronted by humanity. GMSSRJ intends to spearhead the global advancement in research where theories connect with the application while maintaining the best features of theoretical and applied aspects. GMSSRJ Journal aims to update research practices and their philosophical underpinning by publishing the best of theory and application in the field of mass communication and social sciences as well.

.  Objectives & Focus

GMSSRJ promotes:

  1. Advancement of research in all sectors of Media and Social Sciences as well.
  2. High-quality publications in theoretical and empirical researches in the field of Social Sciences
  3. Networking of academicians, researchers, and professionals encourage different genres in creative and research writing.
  4. Enhancement of diversity, multiplicity, and variation of the research.
  5. Advanced research in communication studies through high-quality publications that focus on theoretical, empirical, applied, and analytical themes.
  6. Promotion of global collaborative and disseminative networks among academicians, communication scientists, media professionals, research scholars, and policymakers.

 

Scope of Journal

The Global Media and Social Sciences Research Journal is peer-reviewed, open access, scholarly journal that provides a dedicated, interdisciplinary forum for international research on all aspects of communication, media and social sciences. The journal also publishes new research on digital platforms, social media and related policy. The journal actively encourages both quantitative and qualitative approaches related to media, communications and social sciences. The journal invites submission of papers under the following categories but not limited to: 

  • Media Studies
  • Psychology
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Anthropology
  • Gender & Human Rights
  • Women’s Empowerment
  • English
  • Economics and Business.

Contributors should be familiar with the nature and scope of the journal. Familiarity with past issues of the journal is essential. Abstracts of the current and previous issues are available, both in hardcopy and at the journal’s website.

Values

GMSSRJ adheres to the highest values in research publication on media and communication. It gives highest value to objectivity in the articles submitted for publication. Instead of assuming the values of objectivity, neutrality, originality, diversity of opinion, contribution to knowledge, the strength of argument, avoidance of fallacies, truth, and honesty as cliché, GMSSRJ rigorously incorporates these values in selection and review of articles.