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The International Scientific Journal “Media Linguistics” is founded in 2014 by “Higher School of Journalism and Mass Communications” St. Petersburg State University


The Scientific Journal “Media Linguistics” publishes articles reflecting a contribution of scientists to the new and perspective scientific direction – media linguistics. Tasks of the journal include adequate reflection of a condition of modern media linguistics as branches of linguistics, the fullest publicizing of the most interesting and significant scientific approaches to language of media and media in general.

In recent years interest in language of media is huge, different vectors of media linguistics dynamically develop. Articles devoted to general-theoretical problems, functioning of language means in mass media, to media speech typology, comparative studying of language of media and so forth are published in our journal. In the editions scientific reports of doctoral candidates and graduate students are regularly located. One of activities of the journal are the thematic releases devoted, for example, to development of a scientific thought in the field of researches of language of mass media in Saratov State University (No. 4, 2016), the Belarusian media linguistics (No. 2, 2017), political media linguistics (No. 2, 2018), to electronic mass media (No. 3, 2018), language of advertizing (No. 4, 2018).

All articles submitted to the journal undergo double blind reviewing: each manuscript is estimated by two experts competent of subject domain to which article is devoted. The editorial board cooperates not only with experts from Russia, but also with authoritative representatives of scientific communities of Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine. Editorial office acquaints with reviews of all authors of manuscripts.

Since 2014 the journal “Media Linguistics” appears four times a year. The scientific publications has the electronic version. In free access on the Internet there is information on structure of an editorial board, the rule of execution of manuscripts for authors and also the PDF version of all taken place releases. Besides, the full text version of the journal under the contract with the Russian Scientific Electronic Library (РИНЦ) on drawing of the issues of the journal “Media Linguistics” to the full text version (regular updating) is posted on the website Information on the published articles in the established form is regularly provided in the system of the Russian Scientific Citation Index (the contract No. 310-05/2014 from 5/20/2014).

The journal “Media Linguistics” is published the fifth year, differs in broad popularity in professional community. Enjoys invariable popularity both at the taken place scientists, and at applicants of academic degrees, at student’s community what quantitative indices of attendance of the website with the electronic version of the journal testify to: more than five thousand viewings a month.

The editorial office of the journal seeks to develop according to relevant requirements of the international scientometric bases what the policy chosen by us testifies to. The journal is regularly updated and improved, we seek for long effective cooperation with our authors.

The journal has two versions – printing and electronic, both versions have registration in the International center ISSN in Paris: ISSN 2312-0274 (print), ISSN 2312-9263 (online).

Initially the journal was created on the basis of the website “Media Linguistics — The XXI Century” and thematic collections of scientific materials and articles in the Media Linguistics series (SPb., 2013-2014). Today this independent, taken place edition – the international journal demonstrating the main directions of a scientific thought in the field of studying of language of media.

The journal “Media Linguistics” is included in database of the Russian Science Citation Index ( and also in the International journals database of the ERIH PLUS (

We invite to cooperation of experts in media linguistics.