Thursday, June 18, 2020

Call for Papers, IDIA Journal of Mass Communication (IJMC); Igbinedion University

IDIA Journal of Mass Communication (IJMC), a publication of the Department of Mass Communication, Igbinedion University, Okada, is soliciting for well-researched papers for considerations for publication in its 5th edition.


IDIA Journal of Mass Communication, Igbinedion University, provides a platform for the dissemination of research findings, discoveries, and developments in all aspects of Mass Communication and other related disciplines.

Submission guidelines 
  • Text should be in Times New Roman, and in 12pt font size. 
  • Text should be typed, using 1.5 lines spacing throughout the paper except for the abstract which should be single line spacing.
  • Papers should bear the Title, Name of author (s), Institution, Postal Details, E-mail and Phone Numbers on the cover page.
  • Tables should be presented in proper MS word table format.
  • Paper should not be less than 10 (Ten) pages and should not exceed 20 (twenty) pages with an abstract of not more than 250 words and five key words.
  • Papers should be submitted electronically (as an attachment in MS Word) through e-Papers should be submitted electronically (as an attachment in MS Word) through e-mail address. (christian.odoemelam@iuokada.edu.ng (copy: judahmandate@gmail.com)
  • The reference pattern should be the APA 6th edition referencing style.
  • Authors shall be notified shortly on receipt of their submissions.
  • All submissions will undergo blind-peer review. As such, papers are to be submitted alongside assessment fee of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000) only to the ZENITH Bank Account: 1015139574; Account Name: Idia Journal of Mass Communication.
  • The payment teller for assessment fee should be submitted together with the article.
  • Authors whose papers are accepted for publication after the review process will be required to pay a publication fee of Twenty Thousand Naira (20,000) only to the same bank account.
  • Submissions should be made on or before 17th August, 2020.
  • Authors are advised to carefully read the guidelines before submitting their papers as papers not in line with the submission guidelines will be rejected.
  • Articles are submitted to Idia Journal of Mass Communication (IJMC) on the understanding that they have not been sent for consideration elsewhere. All decisions on articles/papers submitted for publication will be communicated within two months from the date of receipt of article/paper.

Paper Timeline:

Submission of Articles: 17th June to 16th August,
Blind Peer Review: 16th August to17th September, 2020.
Decision on accepted papers: 17th September, 2020.
Re-worked Papers: Deadline: 30th September, 2020.
Release of Journal: October 2020.
 

Articles should be sent to:

The Editor, Idia Journal of Mass Communication,


 
For further enquires please contact:

Mr. Melody Airen, Mrs Joyce Imhanobe, Mrs Josephine Omoruyi
Department of Mass Communication, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan College of Arts and Social Sciences
Igbinedion University.

P.M.B. 001, Okada, Edo State

Phone: 08055648014, 08038593020, 08033262964, 08038741315.

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