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Acceptance Rates - Traditional Research & Creative Scholarship

BEA JOURNALS
Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (JOBEM)

November 2017 to March 2018 – 110 manuscripts were submitted and three (3) were accepted for a 2.7% acceptance rate.  One (1) manuscript was submitted from Germany and two (2) manuscripts came from the U.S.

April 2017 to October 2017 – 89 manuscripts with submitted during this time period and ten (10) were accepted for a 11.2% acceptance rate.

November 2016 to March 2017 – 107 manuscripts were submitted and 18 were accepted for a 16.8% acceptance rate.

April 2016 to October 2016 – Issue 60 (3) Issue 60 (4) – Editor Zizi Papacharissi received 154 manuscripts and accepted: 25 for a 16.2% acceptance rate.

October 2015 to March 2016 – JOBEM received a total of 173 manuscripts during this period and accepted 19, for an 11% acceptance rate.

April 2015 to September 2015 – A total of 10 articles and 2 book reviews were accepted with an 18% acceptance rate.

November 2014 to March 2015 – 106 manuscripts were received for a 19.8% acceptance rate.

November 2013 to March 2014 – 116 manuscripts were received – twelve (12) were accepted during this period, representing an acceptance rate 10.34%.

March 2013 to November 2013 – JOBEM received 166 manuscripts, 21 were accepted representing a 12% acceptance rate.  More information on JOBEM…

Journal of Radio & Audio Media (JRAM)

Between November 2017 and March 2018 a total of 13 manuscripts were submitted to JRAM and seven (7) were accepted for a 53.85% acceptance rate.

For the period of April 2017 through October 2017, 18 manuscripts were received and seven (7) were accepted for a 38.9% acceptance rate.

The November 2016 issue 23(2) issue is a culmination of a year-long effort with the Radio Preservation Task Force Conference at the Library of Congress, resulting in a tremendous volume of scholarship across North America from 19 radio scholars, communications specialists and archivists producing 15 articles. Special thanks to Hubbard Broadcasting, Library of Congress, Drs. Josh Sheppard and Christopher Sterling for making this special issue possible.

Editor Phylis Johnson reports Issues 22(1) and 22(2) published in May 2015 and November 2015 have an 18% acceptance rate for articles.

There is a 28.6% final acceptance rate between March 18, 2013 and March 18, 2015.  She notes that JRAM’s acceptance rate has been coming down in recent months.  More information on JRAM…