New issue of Political Economy journal

The Political Economy of Communication is the journal of IAMCR's Political Economy Section

The Political Economy of Communication is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the auspices of the IAMCR Political Economy section. It showcases original research from established and emerging scholars and commentaries on contemporary media-related issues. Volume 9, Number 2 is now available online. 

Contents are listed below. 

The editors are seeking submissions from IAMCR members for Volume 10. Authors of papers submitted to IAMCR 2022 online conference with a political economy theme are encouraged to submit their papers for publication.

The Political Economy of Communication, Volume 9 Number 2


Framing Big Tech: News Media, Digital Capital and the Antitrust Movement
Nick Dyer-Witheford, Alessandra Mularoni  

Beyond the State and Market: Theoretical Perspectives on the Commons
Vangelis Papadimitropoulos   

A History of the Monopolization of Pay Television in Mexico
Francisco Javier Vidal Bonifaz 


Al Jazeera: 25 Years of Living Dangerously
Tarek Cherkaoui

The Amazon–MGM Deal
Benjamin Birkinbine, Paško Bilić

Review Essay:

Surplus Intelligence?
Wayne Hope