MedieKultur. Journal of media and communication research is preparing a special issue and welcomes conceptual and empirical studies that examine and reflect on the role of AI in various communication processes. Contributions that nuance and detail the interplay between humans and AI in communication practices are invited.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Empirical (case) studies on the use, application, and impact of AI in communication and organizational processes
  • Studies in AI-narratives, imaginaries, and expectations about AI and its implications for communication processes
  • Studies on understanding and sense-making processes in relation to the use and implementation of AI in organizations
  • Analyses of employees’, costumer’s, individual’s or group’s conceptualizations of AI inside and outside of the traditional organizational boundaries
  • Studies of human-AI relations, for example, the ethical dimension of AI-aided decision-making, and its opportunities and challenges for AI governance
  • Critical and cultural perspectives: conflicts, tensions and negotiations of AI in organizational settings
  • New, playful, and creative ways in which AI and communication practices are intertwined


Deadline for abstract submission: May 1st, 2023
Acknowledgement of acceptance for full paper submission: May 12th, 2023
Deadline for full paper: September 11th, 2023
Notification of acceptance: November 1st, 2023
Deadline for revised articles: January 10th, 2024
Expected publication: May 2024


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