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    Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
    Manuscript Submission Guidelines
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    The Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media is an international quarterly devoted to advancing
    research, knowledge, and understanding of communication and the electronic media. The Journal invites
    submissions of original research that examine a broad range of issues concerning the electronic
    media, including the historical, technological, economic, legal, policy, cultural, and social dimensions.
    Scholarship that extends historiography, tests theory, or that fosters innovative perspectives on topics
    of importance to the field, is particularly encouraged. The Journal is open to a diversity of theoretical
    paradigms and methodologies.

    Submitted work is evaluated according to the quality of its conceptualization; the importance of the
    topic to scholars, policy makers, and practitioners; the lasting contribution it will make to electronic
    media studies; and the research execution. Key considerations of research execution include the research
    design, soundness of the research procedure, and the clarity of presentation. The Editor reserves the right
    not to send manuscripts out for review that fall outside the scope of the Journal or make an insignificant
    contribution to the field.

    1. It is assumed that only the original work of the author will be submitted for Journal consideration.
    Submitted manuscripts must not be under consideration by another publication. As an author, you
    are required to secure permission if you want to reproduce any figure, table, or extract from the text of
    another source. This applies to direct reproduction as well as ''derivative reproduction'' (where you have
    created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source). Papers presented
    first at conferences or symposia should be carefully revised prior to submission for publication in the
    Journal.

    2. All manuscripts must be submitted online at mc.manuscriptcentral.com/hbem. Manuscripts submitted
    to the editorial office will not be processed or reviewed.

    3. Manuscripts should be prepared in strict accordance with the current edition of the Publication
    Manual of the American Psychological Association. Sexist language is prohibited, including gendered
    pronouns.

    4. Manuscripts are reviewed blindly, thus author identification should not be included anywhere in
    the manuscript. Follow Manuscript Central submission instructions carefully to ensure a blind review.
    References that might identify the author(s) should be removed from the manuscript.

    5. Abstracts should be 75–100 words. Do not exceed 100 words.

    6. Notes and references should be double-spaced on pages following the text of the manuscript,
    and follow the formats of the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological
    Association. Notes should be kept to a minimum. Complete citations for references should be supplied.

    7. Clear, economical, and orderly expression is expected of submissions to the Journal. Brevity is
    strongly encouraged. Manuscript submissions should not exceed 7500 words, including references,
    tables, appendices, etc. Manuscripts that exceed 7500 words will be returned to the author without
    review.

    8. The number of tables should be kept to a minimum. No table should be included if the equivalent
    information can be communicated in a few sentences in the text. If the author wishes to offer large or
    esoteric tables for interested readers, their availability from the author should be indicated in a text
    note. Graphic material, other than tables, should be submitted in camera-ready form if the manuscript
    is accepted for publication.

    9. Color art will be reproduced in color in the online publication at no additional cost to the author.
    Color illustrations will also be considered for print publication; however, the author will be required to
    bear the full cost involved in color art reproduction. Please note that color reprints can only be ordered
    if print reproduction costs are paid. Print Rates: $900 for the first page of color; $450 per page for the
    next three pages of color. A custom quote will be provided for articles with more than four pages of
    color. Art not supplied at a minimum of 300 dpi will not be considered for print.

    10. Authors normally will have an editorial decision within 3–4 months. Because manuscripts are
    sent to expert referees for evaluation, the consideration time may vary.

    11. The Editor reserves the right to make minor changes in any acceptedmanuscript that do not alter
    the substantial meaning or results of the article or the expressed views of the author. Authors will be
    given the opportunity to approve all such changes and can withdraw their manuscript from consideration
    at any time.

    12. The Broadcast Education Association holds copyright to all issues of the Journal of Broadcasting
    & Electronic Media. The Executive Director of BEA must grant permission for reproduction in any form of
    any of the contents of the Journal. The address is: Heather Birks, ExecutiveDirector, Broadcast Education
    Association, 1771 N Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20036.

    13. Correspondence should be addressed to: Zizi Papacharissi, Editor, Journal of Broadcasting &
    Electronic Media, Department of Communication, University of Illinois-Chicago; e-mail: zizi@uic.edu.
    Inquiries and correspondence about book/video/electronic-media reviews or critical essays should be
    addressed to: Jan Fernback, PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Program, Department of
    Broadcasting, Telecom & Mass Media, Temple University, 2020 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122;
    e-mail: fernback@temple.edu.

    Contact Information

    Research manuscripts and
    correspondence should be addressed to:
    Zizi Papacharissi
    Professor and Head
    Department of Communications
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    1007 West Harrison st, BSB 1140
    Chicago, IL 60607-7137
    Phone: 312-996-3188
    Email: zizi@uic.edu


    Inquiries and correspondence about
    book/video/electronic-media reviews or
    critical essays should be addressed to:

    Jan Fernback, PhD,
    Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Program,
    Department of Broadcasting, Telecom & Mass Media, Temple University,
    2020 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122;
    e-mail: fernback@temple.edu.