Founder & Managing Editor, Global Media Journal, an online journal with 18 established editions throughout the world: www.globalmediajournal.com, 2002-present.
Co-founder & Editor, Journal of Globalization for the Common Good: www.commongoodjournal.com (inactive).
Founder & Director, Global Communication Association: www.globalcomassociation.com, 2007-present.
Editor, Global Media Monitor, an electronic web site providing a wealth of information and links to sites related to global communication: www.globalmediamonitor.com, 2005-present (the site is in transition to another host).
Co-Editor, Global Media Studies. A scholarly book series published by the State University of New York Press, 1999-2008.
Member, Editorial Board, The Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on the United States, 2004-present.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Keio Communication Review, Institute for Media and Communication Research, Keio University, Japan, 2005-present.
Member, Advisory Board, The IRIB Journal of Research and Assessment, 2008-present.
Member, International Advisory Board, Global Media and Communication journal, Sage Publications, London, England, 2004-2009.
Member, Steering Committee, Global Fusion Consortium, 2002-2007.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Communication Studies, 2003-
Editor, Danesh Bulletin, Danesh Institute, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1999-2002.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Transnational Broadcasting Studies Journal, An electronic journals (http://www.tbsjournal.com) published by the Adham Center for Television Journalism, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 1999-2014.
Elected Member, Board of Directors, Danesh Institute, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1998-present.
Chair, Program and Planning Committee, Cultural Environment Movement, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1997-2001.
Elected Member, Board of Directors, Cultural Environment Movement, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996-1999.
Founding Member, Cultural Environment Movement, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996-97 (in collaboration with the late scholar, George Gerbner).
Area Chair, Middle East Studies, Popular Culture Association, 1992-96.
Elected Public Relations Officer, Communicators of Northwest Indiana, 1990-91.
Chair, High School Publications Awards Committee, Communicators of Northwest Indiana, 1989-91.
Elected member, Board of Directors, The Communicators of Northwest Indiana, 1988-91.
Member, Marketing and Publicity Committee of the Community Center Development Corporation, Hammond, Indiana, 1995-96.