About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Democratic Communiqué, a publication of Union for Democratic Communications, is available online through a partnership with the Digtal Library at Florida Atlantic University. Democratic Communiqué is a North American-based peer-reviewed journal dedicated to examining all forms of mediated and communicative phenomena and issues from critical materialist perspectives that foreground their historical, political, and institutional underpinnings. Potential topics may include, but are not limited to, alternative, community, or public media, the internationalization of capital and information flows, media and imperialism, telecommunication and media industry ownership and consolidation, information technology and surveillance, feminist political economy, the communicative dimensions of race, social class, labor and social movements, and cultural artifacts or practices.


Peer Review Process


Scholarly peer-reviewed.

Peer review will consist of 2 blind reviews in favor of acceptance with a third reviewer to consider cases with discrepancies over content quality.



Publication Frequency

The journal will be scheduled for publication annually.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Email Submissions

Manuscript submissions are accepted via email. The online submission system has not been set up for this journal. Please send your manuscript to the editor.

Jeffrey Blevins, Editor


Sources of Support

Journal History