CALL FOR PAPERS
Global media Journal (Pakistan Edition) is one of the 18 international editions of GMJ network and it is indexed with DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), Communication and Mass Media Complete (EBSCO), Cite Factor (Academic Scientific Journals) and also under consideration for indexing in Thomson and Reuters which enlist their indexed journals in JCR. The journal has also been recognized by the Higher Education Pakistan (HEC). Besides its open access, GMJ is also available in hard bound. Call for papers is open round the year and the journal is published twice-yearly in Spring [May] and Fall [November]. Although, GMJ Pakistan Edition publishes scholarship in communication and media studies from critical and cultural perspectives nevertheless, articles from cross/multi-disciplines with major focus on Mass Communication are also welcomed for consideration. The journal accommodates empirical as well as qualitative research studies based on strong research methodologies. The journal focuses on the following major areas:
The Global Media Journal Pakistan Edition is an online, bi-annual, blind reviewed academic journal and encourages media scholars, media professionals, and graduate students to submit scholarly articles, critical essays, graduate research results, book reviews, and opinion pieces--related to global communication from throughout the world.
For submission guidelines, please go to the "submission guidelines" link. Manuscripts should conform to the guidelines provided on the submission guidelines page. Please direct all inquires by email to Dr. Saqib Riaz, Chairman Mass Communication, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, at firstname.lastname@example.org.Pattern of paper format can be downloaded from http://www.aiou.edu.pk/sab/gmj/index.asp.
The Pakistan Edition is an online, bi-annual, blind reviewed academic journal and encourages media scholars, media professionals, and graduate students to submit scholarly articles, critical essays, graduate research results, book reviews, and opinion pieces--related to global communication from throughout the world.
All scholarly articles should adhere to the following guidelines:
Invited articles may vary in length but should follow the above guideline. Authors are highly encouraged to include related and useful web links in their work. This would certainly allow the Journal to maximize its potential by offering authors, readers, researchers, students, and professionals' immediate access to a wide range of existing electronic resources and web sites!
Book with one author
Doniger, W. (1999). Splitting the difference . Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Book with two authors
Cowlishaw, G. & R. Dunbar (2000). Primate conservation biology . 2nd ed. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press.
Chapter or other part of a book
Twaddell, W.F. (1957). 'Do we want to use the German umlaut? A boring story.' In: M. Joos(ed.), Readings in linguistics I. The development of descriptive linguistics in America, 1925–1956 , 85-87. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Book, in other language than English, German, French or Spanish
Tsoukalas, K. (1974). Independence and reproduction. The societal role of educational
mechanisms in Greece (1830-1922) . Athina: Themelio. [In Greek].
Picard, R. G. (2002). 'Research note. Assessing audience performance of public service
broadcasters.' European Journal of Communication 17(2): 227-235.
Article in an electronic-only journal. Access date is included parenthetically at the end of the citation.
Hlatky, M.A., D. Boothroyd, E. Vittinghoff, P. Sharp & M.A. Whooley (2002). 'Quality-of life and depressive symptoms in postmenopausal women after receiving hormone therapy. Results from the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) trial.' Journal of the American Medical Association 287(5). Available at http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v287n5/rfull/joc10108.html#aainfo [7 January 2002].
Popular magazine article
Martin, S. (2002). 'Sports-interview shocker.' New Yorker , May 6, 84.
Bush, G.W. (2004). 'A scholar recants on his “Shakespeare” discovery.' New York Times , June 20, 7
Theses and dissertations (no italics).
Amundin, M. (1991). 'Click repetition rate patterns in communicative sounds from the
harbour porpoise.' Ph.D. diss., Stockholm University.
Paper presented at a meeting or conference (no italics)
Doyle, B. (2002). 'Howling like dogs. Metaphorical language in Psalm 59.' Paper presented at the annual international meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, June 19–22, in Berlin, Germany.
Publication by institute, globally known by its acronym, author is publisher. In-text citation
OECD. (1997). Communication Outlook (1997) . Paris: OECD.
Publication by institute, only short or main name is used. Author is publisher. In-text citations
(ABN AMRO 1998; European Commission 1999).European Commission (1999). Europe. An Information Society for all . Communication on Commission Initiative for the Special European Council of Lisbon, 23 and 24 March 2000 . Brussels: Commission of the European Union. Available at http://europa.eu.int/ comm/dg13/eeurope/pdf/com081299_en.pdf
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