Why Join?

When you join the Communication & Media Studies Research Network you become part of an international network of scholars, researchers, and practitioners. We are more than a professional organization. Members present at our annual conference, publish in our journal, and write for our book imprint. Your membership makes our independent organization possible while giving you access to a large body of knowledge and professional development opportunities.

Access Journal & Books

Members receive online access to all past and current issues of the journal as well as titles in the book imprint.

Attend the Conference

Members meet and present their work at a discounted registration rate.

Publish Your Work

Anyone can submit to the journal, but only members can have their work published.

Gain Experience

Members can build their resumes by participating as Reviewers.

How to Join

Annual membership is included with any conference registration. If you do not plan to attend the conference, you can still become a member today.

Research Network Membership

  • Author Benefit: Members have the opportunity to publish one journal article in the corresponding network, if accepted by a two-way anonymous peer review. A single, one-time-use Author Benefit which is applied to one article during Membership Confirmation.
  • eBook Subscription: A one-year personal electronic subscription to the book imprint of the Research Network.
  • eJournal Subscription: A one-year personal electronic subscription to the complete journal collection of the Research Network.
  • Conference Discount: Receive a discount on registration to the annual conference.
  • Newsletter & Info: A subscription to the Research Network email newsletter, containing news and information about upcoming Events, new publications, and trending topics from the Research Network.
  • Members-Only Coupons: Research Network members who are subscribed to the newsletter receive special coupons to the
    CGScholar bookstore.
  • Student Discount is available to full-time students only (please submit a support ticket providing a valid student ID to receive the student discount)

Regular US$200
Student US$100