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Author Guidelines

To submit a paper, you need to log in to our site, which requires you to be registered. If you are not registered, please complete the form on our registration page (which will log you in after it is submitted). There is no APC or charging policies for publishing, it's all free. If you are registered, please go to the paper submission page (which will ask you to log in if you are not already logged in).

An abstract is required for an article submission. Please be sure to complete the text box for an abstract in the submission's metadata section.
If you are requested by the Editor to submit revisions for review, you can upload a revised version under the "Editor Decision" section in the submission's Review page, specifically the "Upload Author Version" field. Please see the Submission Preparation List for specific guidelines.

Ethical Rules
1. All authors are responsible for the content of the manuscript.
2. The manuscript has not been published previously, in part or in whole.
3. The  manuscript will not be submitted to any other journal while in submission process for this journal.
4. Authors should not write their personal information like name, surname, and institution in their manuscripts. Personal information should be written in any  other  document and uploaded as a supplementary file.

Style
1. Use APA citation style (http://flash1r.apa.org/apastyle/basics/index.htm?_ga=1.139049146.865677869.1463494355), do not use footnote or end note.
2. The text must be formatted with 1 space.
3. Manuscripts'  should  be  written  in  10 pt, except abstract (9 pt.), explanation and number of figure, table etc. (9 pt.), title of manuscript (16 pt), author name (14 pt.), all  titles  in  the  text  11pt  and  bold. References title 12 pt with Times New Roman, References (in alphabetical order by the last name) text  should be 11 pt with Times New Roman.
4. Abstracts should not exceed 150 words.
5. Manuscripts should be written with using the word template.
6. Font must be Tahoma.
7. Margins must be 2 cm (0.78 inch).
8. All pictures, figures and graphics, but not table, must be named as “figure”, and all of them must be enumerated as “Figure 1, Figure 2; Table 1, Table 2”.
9. Use Italics to emphasize words, sentence etc., do not use bold.
10. Manuscripts should not exceed 30 pages.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. Manuscripts'  should  be  written  in  10 pt, except abstract (9 pt.), explanation and number of figure, table etc. (9 pt.), title of manuscript (16 pt), author name (14 pt.), all  titles  in  the  text  11pt  and  bold. References title 12 pt with Times New Roman, References (in alphabetical order by the last name) text  should be 11 pt with Times New Roman.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. Ensure that your submission is anonymized (including in "Properties). To anonymize your manuscript for double blind peer review, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  7. Authors must include their profile, including affiliation and rank, when submitting a manuscript.
  8. All articles should include an abstract of no more than 150 words.
  9. All articles must follow the most current APA style guide (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association).
  10. All articles must include a bibliography at the conclusion of their manuscript that conforms to the most current APA style.
  11. Only one submission by an author will be considered at a time.
 

Copyright Notice

The JMC is an international interdisciplinary academic journal which is dedicated to the open exchange of information. Therefore, JMC is freely available. Copies of this journal or articles in this journal may be distributed for research or educational purposes free of charge and without permission. However, commercial use of the JMC website or the articles published is strictly prohibited without the permission of the editor. Authors who publis in Journal of Media Critiques will release their articles under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives (by-nc-nd) license. This license allows for redistribution, commercial and non-commercial, as long as it is passed along unchanged and in whole, with credit to you. For details of the rights, see the "human-readable summary" of the license, with a link to the full license. This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

 

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