Occasionally journals publish special issues on a topic within the field. Television & New Media devoted a special issue to audience research in 2019.
"This special issue, quite fittingly for this journal, brings together a series of articles, which are written by a set of communication scholars who frequently delve into the messy world that is empirical audience research, but who reflect, here, on the very state and status of the field as it navigates a moment in communication studies scholarship where datafication challenges, perplexes, frustrates, enthuses, and, increasingly, engages in some way or another most communication scholars one meets."
The following are the communication and media journals that are most likely to publish scholarship on audience research. You can search these titles separately below or collectively in the Communication & Mass Media database above (also indexes additional journals).