The Special Issue (Volume 8 No. 1, December 2022) of the Journal of Communications, Media and Society (JOCMAS) is ready.  

Themed “Africa’s Digital Youth and Media and Information Literacy Competencies and Practices”, the issue comes with the following articles: 

    • Introduction to the Special Issue: Africa’s Digital Youth and Media and Information Literacy Competencies and Practices 
    • Analysis of Ethical Concerns in Social Media Use Among Youth in Nigeria 
    • Youth and Media Consumption in the Covid-19 Era in Mauritius 
    • Exploring MIL Opportunities in Senior High Schools in Ghana: Perspectives from Teachers and Students 
    • The Relationship Between Media Literacy and Ethical Usage of Social Media Among the Youth in Ghana 

The journal can be accessed at the UniMAC-GIJ Digital Repository via the link  

https://repository.gij.edu.gh/handle/gijdr/595 or through the QR code below: 



The Journal of Communications, Media and Society (JOCMAS) began in 2009 as a bi-annual publication. It is a peer-reviewed publication whose objective is to publish rigorous research in communication covering journalism, public relations, media studies and its allied subjects. It has a multidisciplinary orientation, focusing strongly on the dissemination of research information in the afore-mentioned areas in the social sciences and humanities. It aims to serve as an academic reference source for professionals and scholars in mass communication, media studies, and the social sciences/humanities. The Journal is currently under invigorated advisory and editorial boards, whose aim is to produce quality material that would appeal to local and international researchers and readers. JOCMAS, thus, welcomes research including but not limited to articles comprisning case studies, essays/commentaries, seminars/workshop/conference presentations and book reviews related to the broad objective of this journal.