The Journal of Magazine and New Media Research

The Journal of Magazine and New Media Research is a biannual electronic journal published by the Magazine Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. The focus of the journal is the promotion and publication of research dealing with magazines and new media and the pedagogy related to those two areas. The journal publishes research reports and interpretive articles refereed by individuals on the editorial board. The journal also prints opinion pieces and critical reviews of books and teaching materials that deal with the field of magazines and new media.

This journal is interested in articles that explore the fields of magazines and new media. All areas of inquiry and methodologies are welcome.

Contributions should add new knowledge, challenge current opinion, or inform the readership about scholarship and research that would not otherwise be known by communication specialists. The editors and the journal’s Editorial Board make every effort to review manuscripts thoroughly and promptly. The process typically takes one month from the date of the first reading.

Manuscripts that are judged to be outside the journal’s scope are returned immediately by the editors.

Authors should submit four copies of each manuscript. The journal can accommodate monograph length manuscripts, although articles between 2,000 and 5,000 words are preferred. Submit manuscripts to either of the

Kathleen L.. Endres
School of Communication, University of Akron Akron, Ohio 44325-1003
Leara Rhodes
Henry Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication University of Georgia Athens, Georgia 30602

A 100-word abstract should accompany all manuscripts that run longer than 10 pages.

The electronic format of this journal allows the use of art and photographs as well as audio and video where appropriate. The author need not submit such materials when submitting the manuscripts. However, the abstract sheet should indicate the availability of such materials. Articles are accepted for consideration with the understanding that they are original material and are not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Authors should prepare a separate cover sheet that includes the name, mail and electronic address and institutional affiliation of the author. All material submitted for publication must conform to the style and documentation requirements specified in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Third Edition) or The Chicago Manual of Style (13th Edition). Please use end notes instead of footnotes.

Once a manuscript is accepted, the author will provide the manuscript on either a Macintosh disk or a high-density format IBM disk, preferably using Microsoft Word or HTML, or similar word processing software. In addition, a hard copy must be provided. Formatting of manuscripts and accompanying tables should be kept to a minimum. For example, boldface and italic should be avoided. Authors are responsible for securing copyright approval of all photos, art, audio and video.