The IJCR intends to consider for publication original research papers based on empirical research and discursive analysis in the field of media and communication studies. The journal focuses on fundamental concepts and critique on media and communication theory and methods.
The content of articles must conform to strict academic standards, ranging from the choice of topic to the framework of study. The results should be able to meaningfully contribute to the field and add to the existing body of knowledge.
Articles should include a short abstract and a cover page which clearly indicates the following information: article title, author(s) name and affiliations, contact address, email address and contact numbers, short bio-data of author(s) (maximum length up to three sentences only), up to five keywords.
The articles should be typed in MS word format and up to a maximum of 5000 words including references. The contents, tables, and figures should all be in a single file.
The references should follow the American Psychological Association (APA) format.
The research papers articles should be submitted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The work submitted for publication should not have been previously published elsewhere or be under consideration for any other publication.
Articles that do not conform to the format and style will be returned to the author(s) for revision.
Peer Review Policy
All articles for this journal undergo editorial screening and double-blind peer review by at least two reviewers. Every submission will be checked for contemporary relevance of the issue discussed, appropriateness of the research design and methods, reliability and validity of the findings, language, and citations.
Proofs will be sent to corresponding author(s) by email. They should be corrected and returned to the publisher within three working days. Major changes in the text cannot be accepted.
Authors may note that submitted manuscripts may be subject to checks using the Online Plagiarism Software service. The software checks submissions against millions of published research papers, documents on the web, and other relevant sources. In case of similarity index exceeding the acceptable limit, the paper/article will be rejected and there will be no communication with the author. The materials used must be properly cited, and used with proper permission whenever required.