Case Studies/Platform: Journal of Media and Communication
Platform is an open access, online journal publishing graduate (ie Honours, Masters and Doctorate) papers from international contributions. The journal is published by the Media and Communications Program at the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne.
Platform submissions are refereed by a diverse international board of established and emerging scholars from different areas of Media and Communication and it is edited by graduate students at the University of Melbourne.
Authors of papers selected for publication are encouraged to license their submission under a Creative Commons licence.
The journal itself is, by default, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia licence.
“Mediated Mobilities: Negotiating Identities”, Volume 1 (released Thursday, 23 July 2009) included six submissions from graduates in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada. All submissions were released under a Creative Commons licence; 3 under the default licence (Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia licence), 2 under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 2.5 Australia licence and 1 under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Australia licence.
Platform is an open access journal.