INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
Media and Communication / Mediji i komunikacije – is international scientific journal for media, communication, journalism and public relations.
The journal publishes scientific, professional, reviewed, translated articles, book reviews and original research papers from the social sciences and humanities – in the field of media, communication, journalism and public relations.
Only original papers that have not been and will not be published in other publications will be accepted which will be guaranteed by the author, except by special agreement with the publisher of the journal. Publisher reserves the right on published articles, unless otherwise agreed with the author. The journal will publish the papers in Montenegrin, Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian languages, and in English, which were confirmed by two anonymous positive reviews of the international media experts. The author is responsible for the content of the paper.
The maximum volume of original scientific researches is up to 7000 words, professional and translated articles up to 3000 words, reviews up to 1000 words.
The first page should contain basic information about the author and co-authors and will include: name, academic position and function, the name of the institution and e-mail. For articles that originate from the doctoral thesis, master’s thesis or research projects in footnote should be indicated the name, position and college where it was defended, or the name of the program within which the article was created, and the name of the institution that financed the project.
The criteria for preparation of the work
The paper consists of a title, abstract, introduction, subtitles, conclusion and references.
Font of the papers is Arial, size 12, single spacing.
Abstract in length up to 300 words with a maximum of five keywords, contains the subject and purpose, hypotheses, methods, results and conclusions.
Footnotes are used at the bottom of each side for additional comments and continuously numbered in Arabic numerals.
Photos, charts, tables, and other contributions must have an ordinal number, title and explanation of marks. Illustrations should be marked and submitted as separate documents.
The quotation system in the text
The text should cite all sources using the Harvard system of citation – author’s last name, year of publication and page number, letter in which was printed the source to which it refers. Example (Street, 2003:25)
To paraphrase the text the author’s name and year of publication should be used, example (Chomsky, 2002). Each citation should be with quotation marks at the beginning and end of the quote.
For a list of references the Harvard system should be used stating as follows: last name, first letter of the name of the author/editor (year of publication). Title (in italics). Place of publication: Publisher.
Dwyer, T. (2010). Media Convergence. Berkshire: Open University Press.
For the text on internet page: last name and the first letter of the name of the author, year of publication of the text (or the year of posting the text on internet page), title and subtitle of the text (italics), internet address, date of visit.
Raboy, M. (2002). Rethinking Broadcasting Policy in a Global Media Environment. http://ripeat.org/library/2002/6625-rethinking-broadcasting-policy-global-media-environment Visited on 20.12.2019.
In the bibliography lists only quoted papers can be sorted alphabetically.
Methods of delivering the articles
Papers should be submitted electronically via email
The electronic edition is available on the website of the journal www.media-com.me.
Publisher reserves the right to published articles, unless otherwise agreed with the author. With every further publication of the articles in printed or electronic journal should be include as a source.
Articles by invitation will not be reviewed.
The editorial board reserves the right not to consider articles that do not meet the requirements of this Instruction.
Author receives free copy of journal with his published article.
The journal is published twice a year in June and in December.