Journal of Media Management and Entrepreneurship (JMME)

Journal of Media Management and Entrepreneurship (JMME)

Editor-in-Chief: Datis Khajeheian (University of Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic Of)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2019
|DOI: 10.4018/JMME


The media industry in its broadest term implies on a variety of firms that operate in digital platforms, social media, advertising, entertainment, news, e-services, communication technology and almost every entity that proposes information goods via media platforms. This industry participates in global and regional economic development significantly and its share increases steadily every year.

By lowering entry barriers under the effect of digitization, major players of this industry are small firms and enterprises, and even individual entrepreneurs. Their share in the innovation and development of the media industry is inevitable. However, studies in media entrepreneurship and small media firms have been rare and the majority of studies in the field of media management have been focused on large media organizations. The Journal of Media Management and Entrepreneurship (JMME) aims to shed a light on entrepreneurial activities of media firms and to foster studies in the field of media entrepreneurship and media management. This journal aims to publish original and informative contributions that will benefit to scholars, entrepreneurs, small firms, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of media industry.

Although this journal accepts every valuable and insightful methodologies, but the main focus will be on case studies as a source of practical knowledge for readers. Based on the experience of the Editor-in-Chief, most of influencing contributions in this field have been raised from case studies and real experiences of media entrepreneurs and media firms. However, every informative article within the subject of traditional or interactive media in any size and level that transfer practical knowledge or theoretical contribution will be welcomed.

Topics Covered

  • Advertising and New Forms of Income Generation
  • Application of Transaction Cost and Theory of the Firm
  • Applications and E-Services in Digital Platforms
  • Audience Studies and Attention Economy
  • Branding
  • Business Models and Revenue Models
  • Competition and Ownership Structure of Media Organizations
  • Competitive Advantages and Dynamic Capabilities of Media Organizations
  • Consumers Cultures and Media Consumption Habits
  • Digital, Social Media, and Mobile Commerce
  • Education and Teaching of Media Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Emerging Media Markets
  • Entrepreneurial Alertness and Social Sources of Information in Media Stat-Up Creation
  • Entrepreneurial Approach to Exploit Opportunities in Entertainment and Creative Industry
  • Evolutionary Economics of Media
  • Gamification and Audience Engagement Programs
  • Human Resource Management in Creative Industries
  • Impact of New Technologies on Operation of Media Firms
  • Infotainment and Online Games
  • Institutional Economics of Media
  • Marketing and Online Advertising
  • Media and Sport, Entertainment and Creative Industries
  • Media Entrepreneurship, Definition, Concept and Theory
  • Merger and Acquisition in the Media Industry
  • Open Innovation, User Innovation, Co-Creation, and Value Proposition
  • Opportunities and Challenges of Social Media Platforms
  • Public Service Media and Changing Nature of Media Consumption
  • Radical, Incremental and Imitative Innovations
  • Regulation and Policy Making to Promote Media Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methods for Media and Entrepreneurship Studies
  • Resources Based View
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Strategic Management of Media Organizations
  • Sustainable Business Models and Revenue Models for Media Firms
  • Talent Management and Sources of Creativity
  • User Generated Content and Prosumers (Producer-Consumers)
  • Value Proposition: Creation and Delivery of Value

Mission and Scope

The primary mission of Journal of Media Management and Entrepreneurship (JMME) is to promote the knowledge and understanding about dynamics of managing media organizations in any levels, from small enterprises to media corporations and conglomerates. To this purpose, this journal tends be instrumental in the improvement and development of the theory and practice of media management and entrepreneurship, appealing to both incumbent managers and academics. Also, it educates organizations on how they may benefit from their resources and competencies to discover and exploit business opportunities and overcome challenges. The journal publishes original material concerned with entrepreneurial aspects of media management, as well as how advances in information technologies affect media organizations from the perspective of different stakeholders. Also, review articles, case studies, and industry reports will be accepted and publish in separate sectors.

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Datis Khajeheian is an assistant professor of media management at the University of Tehran. He was awarded a PhD in Media Management and an M.A in Entrepreneurship with a specialty in New Venture Creation. Focused on media entrepreneurship as his main area of interest, Datis passed his postdoctoral at Aalborg University with a project of "User Innovation in Public Service Media" and studied how Danish media may foster media entrepreneurship by commissioning user innovations. He has been author of numerous articles in English and Persian and has served in editorial roles in several academic journals. In addition, he is the head of the special interest group of “Emerging Media Markets” in the European Media Management Association. He periodically lectures in the Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies in Aalborg University, Denmark, Stuttgart Media University and Berlin University of Digital Sciences in Germany.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Stuart Cunningham, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Joao Faustino, Porto University, Portugal
Yahya Kamalipour, North Carolina A&T University, United States
Elena Vartanova, Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Book Reviews Editor
George Tsourvakas, aristotle university of thessaloniki, Greece
Associate Editors
Sabine Baumann, Jade University, Germany
Mike Friedrichsen, Berlin University of Digital Sciences, Germany
Stavros Georgiades, Frederick University, Cyprus
Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia
Min Hang, Tsinghua University, China
Sven-Ove Horst, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Paul Murschetz, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
François Nel, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
Robert Picard, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Edgard Rebouças, Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil
Taher Roshandel Arbatani, University of Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Zvezdan Vukanovic, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates
Editorial Review Board
Cristobal Benavides, Universidad de los Andes, Chile
Stanko Crnobrnja, Singidunum University, Serbia
Paraskevi Dekoulou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Amir Emami, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Efeoghene Enaworu, Covenant University, Nigeria
Unathi Henama, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Somayeh Labafi, University of Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Ethel Pis-Diez, Universidad Austral, Argentina
Yashar Salamzadeh, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Seyed Mehdi Sharifi, University of Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Dinara Tokbaeva, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Idongesit Williams, Aalborg University, Denmark


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