Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Media & Communication (JMC) recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Y category examines a wide variety of media activities regarding Film, TV, Radio, Social media, academic research etc. Theoretical and empirical advances in film making, production, web channels, web channels, organizational communication, media ethics, digital marketing and other contemporary issues are evaluated on a regular basis. It will be published for executives, researchers and scholars and media students alike, the Journal aids the application of empirical research to practical situations and theoretical findings to the reality of the media world. The scope of the journal will include the all the contemporary issues of media sciences. Responsibility for the content of a paper rests upon the authors and not upon the editors or the publishers.

JMC will publish papers in all areas of media and communications. The journal will welcome submissions across a range of disciplines, and will publish both theoretical and practical studies. Contributions from academia and from industry are equally encouraged.

Subject areas will include (but are by no means limited to):

Electronic Media:

  • Local & Global media
  • Films (Topics, stories, censorship issues, business, acting, script etc.)
  • Television (Dramas, policies, PEMRA, Talk Shows, Morning Shows, News etc.)
  • Radio ( FM & AM)

Print Media:

  • Newspapers (Issues, Coverage of topics, Editorials, Columns, Advertises etc.)
  • Magazines
  • Books

Social media:

  • Facebook
  • You Tube
  • WhatsApp
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • History of media
  • Social issues in media
  • Ethical issues of media
  • Media practitioners’ issues

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Each paper is reviewed by the Editor and Managing Editor and, if it is judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to at least three independent referees (1 Local and 1 International refree ) for blind peer review.

 

Publication Frequency

Journal of Media & Communication (JMC) is publsihed bi-annually and maintains the highest ethical standards of creativity with emphasis on originality. 

 

Open Access Policy

Journal of Media & Communication (JMC) follows definition of "open access" from the Budapest Open Access Initiative BOAI. By open access to this literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited."