The Journal of Middle East Media (JMEM) is the first peer-reviewed journal dedicated exclusively to research on media in the Middle East. The annual journal, which includes both Arabic and English articles, serves as a pioneering forum for studies, critical debates and multiple perspectives about the continuously changing Middle East media. JMEM's main objective is to enhance and contribute to an inclusive understanding of the issues surrounding the media environment in the Middle East. JMEM welcomes primarily academic submissions, but occasionally draws on related work from the professional community.
The JMEM editorial board recognizes the significance of research in several crucial media issues, including: