Information for Authors

Editorial policy

All scholars are invited to submit manuscripts to Jurnal Komunikasi, Malaysian Journal of Communication. Jurnal Komunikasi, Malaysian Journal of Communication provides a forum for empirical inquiries on human and mass communication. Jurnal Komunikasi also welcomes conceptual, philosophical and theoretical essays or debates, book reviews and essay reviews directly contributing to communication or indirectly affecting it as a discipline.

Publication Ethics

All manuscripts submitted must be original and must not have been published elsewhere. The manuscripts must not be under consideration at other journals or other publications either in electronic or printed form. The authors are responsible for obtaining permission from copyright owners for reproducing any illustrations, tables, figures or lengthy quotations (450 words or more) previously published elsewhere.

Manuscript submission

All manuscripts submitted will undergo blind peer review. Manuscripts sent should be double-spaced typed pages, including references and appendices on A4 sized papers. An abstract not exceeding 200 words both in Bahasa Melayu and the English language is required for all articles. A detachable title page which carries the title of the paper, author’s address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address should also accompany the manuscript. The title of the paper must also be written on the first page of the manuscript, but not the identification of the author. A biodata of not more than 50 words should be included at the end of the manuscript. Manuscripts should conform to relevant stylistic guidelines of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). It is the author’s responsibility to ensure that the reference style meets the requirements of this journal. Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts online via email. Submitted manuscripts will not be returned. Submit manuscripts to:

*Abstracts from foreign authors will be translated to Bahasa Melayu by the Editor.

Editor
Jurnal Komunikasi, Malaysian Journal of Communication (JK-MJC)
School of Media and Communication Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia.
Tel: +6 03 8921 4387 Fax: +6 03 89213542
E-mail: mention@ukm.my; zuhair@ukm.my