GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

Media Literacy and Academic Research’s Editorial Board offers a possibility of publishing original theoretical or research studies, reviews of monographs or text books and other articles related to the focus of the journal, which have not been publicly published yet. Media Literacy and Academic Research journal consists of the following sections:

  • Studies: Theoretical articles in the extent of 21,600-54,000 signs (12-30 author pages)
  • Reviews: Reviews of monographs and textbooks from the fields of media studies or marketing communication which are not older thanone year, in the extent of 5,400-9,000 signs (3-5 author pages)
  • News: News related to media communication and marketing sphere (profiles of scientific events, projects, profiles of scholars, etc.) in the extent of 3,600 signs (1-2 author pages)
  • Interview

LANGUAGE OF THE SUBMITTED MANUSCRIPTS

  • all manuscripts must be written in English language

Text format (unless specifie do ther wise in brackets below):

  • Font type: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12 pt
  • Alignment: justified
  • Spacing: 1
  • Allmargins: 2.5 cm
  • Do notdividewords
  • Quotations and referenced passages: use numbered footnotes on the relevant page (not at the end of the manuscript)

CONTENT ARRANGEMENT OF THE MANUSCRIPT

  • Title of the text in English (16 pt, bold, align centre)
  • Name(s) and surname(s) of theauthor(s) (14 pt, align centre)
  • Abstract in English – from 150 to 200 words  (10 pt)
  • Keywords in English (10 pt)
  • Titles of individual chapters (14 pt, bold)
  • Bibliography (in form – KELLNER, D.: Media Spectacle. New York, London : Routledge, 2003.) The citation rules are available atwebsite
  • Contact data: name and surname of the author(s) with full academic degrees, full address of the institution, e-mail, short bio and portrait photo of the author(s).

Please e-mail yourarticle to: mlar.editor@fmk.sk in the Microsoft Word text editor.

Media Literacy and Academic Research welcomes article submissions and does not charge a publication fee. Each received study will undergo a double-blind peer review process and the editorial board will decide whether to accept or reject the text for publication on the basis of the elaborated reviews. The Editorial Board may accept the text conditionally and require correction of the text by author(s) according to the remarks or suggestions of the reviewers.

Media Literacy and Academic Research
Faculty of Mass Media Communication, University of SS.Cyril and Methodius in Trnava
Námestie Jozefa Herdu 2, 917 01 Trnava, Slovak Republic