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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.
  • 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).
  • The manuscript is delivered in American English.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • All image files (illustrations, figures and so on) are submitted as separate files in the following formats: CDR, AI or EPS.
  • ORCID iD, current institutional affiliation and biographical data shall be included (via settings in the 'Public' tab in the author's profile page).

Author Guidelines

  • “Central European Journal of Communication” accepts only online submissions via OJS.
  • The submitted manuscript must not have been previously published, nor be before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • All manuscripts shall be delivered in American English.
  • Submission of papers for “Central European Journal of Communication” requires adjusting to the APA (American Psychological Association) Style for citations, grammar and style. For more information on APA Style and Grammar Guidelines see APA Style website.
  • The submission file shall be delivered in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format. All image files (illustrations, figures and so on) are submitted as separate files in the following formats: CDR, AI or EPS.
  • Each author shall include ORCID iD, current institutional affiliation and biographical data  (via settings in the 'Public' tab in the author's Profile page).
  • Submission, review (if required), and production processes follow Publication Ethics adopted by “Central European Journal of Communication”.

Scientific Papers

Scientific papers from a wide range of media and communication disciplines; research from Central and Eastern Europe and beyond.

  • Papers submitted to this section are peer-reviewed (double blind review).
  • Manuscripts shall be no longer than 7000 words (notes and reference list included).
  • Manuscripts shall include an abstract of 100–150 words as well as the list of five keywords (the abstract is not included in the limit of 7000 words of the main body of the text).
  • Authors shall include ORCID iD as well as current institutional affiliation.
  • Biographical data of max. 50 words and complete postal address (including e-mail address) shall be enclosed.
  • All correspondence related to publication shall be addressed to journal@ptks.pl.
  • Each author receives one printed copy of the issue of “Central European Journal of Communication” with the published article.

Methods & Concepts

Papers on emerging theories, methodologies and research design; sharing experience from research projects.

  • Papers submitted to this section are peer-reviewed (double blind review).
  • Manuscripts shall be no longer than 7000 words (notes and reference list included).
  • Manuscripts shall include an abstract of 100–150 words as well as the list of five keywords (the abstract is not included in the limit of 7000 words of the main body of the text).
  • Authors shall include ORCID iD as well as current institutional affiliation.
  • Biographical data of max. 50 words and complete postal address (including e-mail address) shall be enclosed.
  • All correspondence related to publication shall be addressed to journal@ptks.pl.
  • Each author receives one printed copy of the issue of “Central European Journal of Communication” with the published article.

Interviews

Interviews with experts (media scholars and practitioners) on current trends in research and practice of communications and the media.

  • Interviews shall be no longer than 4000 words (notes and reference list included).
  • Authors of the Interview shall include ORCID iD as well as current institutional affiliation.
  • Authors of the Interview shall also include ORCID iD, current institutional affiliation as well as biographical information of the interviewee.
  • All correspondence related to publication shall be addressed to journal@ptks.pl

 

Book Reviews

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Reviews of books and other scientific publications; research from Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. 

  • Book Reviews shall be no longer than 1500 words (notes and reference list included).
  • Authors of the Book Review shall include ORCID iD as well as current institutional affiliation.
  • All correspondence related to publication shall be addressed to reviews@ptks.pl

Conference Reports

Conference reports from meetings and conferences of the Polish Communication Association and other scientific associations.

  • Conference Reports shall be no longer than 500 words (notes and reference list included).
  • Authors of the Conference Report shall include ORCID iD as well as current institutional affiliation.
  • All correspondence related to publication shall be addressed to journal@ptks.pl

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