Guidelines for authors

Communication Today´s Editorial Board offers a possibility of publishing original theoretical or research studies, reviews of monographs or textbooks and other articles related to the focus of the journal, which have not been publicly published yet. Communication Today journal consists of the following sections:

  • Theoretical Studies: theoretical articles in the extent of 21,600-54,000 signs (12-30 author pages)
  • Research Studies: research results and their practical implementation in the extent of 12,600-54,000 signs (7-30 author pages)
  • Reviews: reviews of monographs and textbooks from the fields of media studies or marketing communication which are not older than one year, in the extent of 5,400-9,000 signs (3-5 author pages)
  • Today: news related to media communication and marketing sphere (profiles of scientific events, projects, profiles of scholars, etc.) in the extent of 3,600 signs (1-2 author pages)

Language of the submitted manuscripts

  • all manuscripts must be written in English language

Text format (unless specified otherwise in brackets below):

  • Font type: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12 pt
  • Alignment: justified
  • Spacing: 1
  • All margins: 2.5 cm
  • Do not divide words
  • Quotations and referenced passages: use numbered footnotes on the relevant page (not at the end of the manuscript)

Content arrangement of the manuscript

  • Title of the text in English (16 pt, bold, align centre)
  • Name(s) and surname(s) of the author(s) (14 pt, align centre)
  • Abstract in English – from 150 to 200 words  (10 pt)
  • Key words in English (10 pt)
  • Titles of individual chapters (14 pt, bold)
  • Bibliography (in form – KELLNER, D.: Media Spectacle. New York, London : Routledge, 2003.) The citation rules are available here.
  • Contact data (name(s) and surname(s) of the author(s) with full academic degrees, full address of the affiliated institution, e-mail, short bio and portrait photo of the author(s))

Templates

Please e-mail your article to: communication.today@fmk.sk in the Microsoft Word text editor.

Each received study will undergo a double-blind peer review process and the editorial board will decide whether to accept or reject the text for publication on the basis of the elaborated reviews. The Editorial Board may accept the text conditionally and require correction of the text by author(s) according to the remarks or suggestions of the reviewers.