The Journal of Development and Communications Studies (JDCS) is a new quarterly academic, peer reviewed journal, ISBN 978-99908-958-2-7, dedicated to research exploring linkages between communication and human development. It is currently receiving papers for its April-June 2011 edition. Contributions from all over the world are welcome.

Journal of Development and Communication Studies

This journal is  published online by Development Media Consulting in Malawi. Its core aim is to make available to development planners, students, civil society, politicians and the general public research recommendations for the benefit of social development in Malawi, foremost, and the world, second.

JDCS will be available in hard copy, at least once year. The hard copy version will carry some of the articles published online in the year running.

The JDCS editorial team is as follows:

Levi Zeleza Manda, MA
Department of Journalism and Media Studies
The Polytechnic, University of Malawi
Blantyre, Malawi
Email: admanda2002 at gmail.com

Linje Patrick Manyozo, PhD
Department of Media and Communication
London School of Economics and Political Science
London WC2A 2AE
E-mail: L.manyozo at lse.ac.uk

Steve Sharra, PhD
Dept. of Philosophy,  Michigan State University
Email: afrika.aphukira at gmail.com

Robert Agunga, PhD
School of Journalism & Communication and
African-American and African Studies
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Email: agunga.1 at osu.edu

Mtafu A Z Manda, MSc
Department Land Planning
Mzuzu University
Luwinga, Mzuzu
Malawi
Email: mazmanda at yahoo.com

David Mkwambisi, PhD
Department of Natural Resource Management
Bunda College, University of Malawi
Lilongwe
Malawi
E-mail: Mkwambisi at bunda.unima.mw

Jessie-Kabwila Kapasula, PhD
English Department
Chancellor College, University of Malawi
Zomba, Malawi

Guidelines for authors and instructions on how to submit your paper are available from the journal’s website.