CJC Policy Portal

The Policy Portal provides a space for publishing timely policy research and analysis. It is devoted to raising awareness of communication policy issues amongst Canadian communication studies scholars, students and policy makers, facilitating discussion, and analysis.

The Policy Portal issues calls for papers (CFPs) based on a pre-defined contemporary theme. Papers are peer-reviewed and published online. The Policy Portal accepts submissions written in either English or French.

The Founding Policy Portal Editor was Jeremy Shtern, School of Creative Industries, Ryerson University, who led discussions on planning the Policy Portal. Initial leadership was housed at Ryerson University in the School of Creative Industries and associated with the Communications Policy Working Group (CPWG) of the York/Ryerson Communication and Culture Graduate Program.

The current Policy Portal Editor is Leslie Regan Shade, Professor at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

Please contact the Policy Editor, Leslie Regan Shade at policy_editor@cjc-online.ca

Policy Portal articles must be submitted using the CJC online submission process and must conform to the CJC's article guidelines.

The portal aspires to create a turn-around time of approximately 6–10 months from submission to final online publication, including peer review and revision.

List of Policy Portals

Current: Policy Portal 4: (Forthcoming) Regulation

Policy Portal 3 Platforms and Power. Vol. 45 No. 3. Two papers in different issues.

Policy Portal 2 Canadian Digital and Data Strategy. Vol. 44 No. 2. Six papers and Introduction.

Policy Portal I Let’s Talk TV and the Future of Television in Canada. Vol. 44 No. 2. Two papers and introducation.