|Manuscript Submission Guidelines
The submission deadline for JMEM is March 15. Submissions must be submitted by email as attached Word documents. Be sure to also include a title page with the author(s) names, affiliations, address, phone numbers, e-mails and a 500 word abstract.
Please include with every submission a letter confirming that all authors have agreed to the submission and that the article is not currently being considered for publication by any other journal.
Submissions in English
All English submissions should be directed to Dr. Mohammed el-Nawawy
Submisssions in Arabic
All Arabic submissions should be directed to Dr. Azza Mohamed at firstname.lastname@example.org, with a copy sent to Dr. Mohammed
el-Nawawy at email@example.com.
Format of Manuscript
- English manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the American Psychological Association (APA) styleguide.
- For the purposes of blind refereeing, be sure to also include a title page with the author(s) full names, affiliations, address, phone numbers, e-mail, fax details on a separate title page..
- An abstract 100-150 words stating the main research problem, major findings and conclusions.
- Send up to 10 keywords for referencing your work.
- Main text and word count: The length of the article should be between 5000-7500 words, including notes and references. Text should be clearly organized with a clear hierarchy of headings and subheadings and quotations exceeding 40 words should be indented in the text.
- References should be cited in the text as: (author, date, page).
- An alphabetical references section should follow the text (and end notes if any). Examples of the preferred formatting for the main types of references are found below. For further illustrations, consult the APA styleguide. Below you will find two examples:
McPhail, T. (2002). Global Communication: Theories, Stakeholders and Trends. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Chapters in Books
Gergen, D. (1991). Diplomacy in a Television Age: The Dangers of Teledemocracy. In S.Serafty (Ed.), The Media and Foreign Policy (pp. 47-63). New York: St. Martin's Press.
Varsteen, H. (1996). Media and the transformation of the public sphere. European Journal of Communication, 11 (3), 347-370.
Bodem. K/ (2004, February 26). U.s. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on "Public Diplomacy and International Free Press." Retrieved, March 15, 2005, from http://www.access.gpo.gov/congress/senate.
Tables and Figures
Should have short, descriptive titles. All footnotes to tables and their source(s) should be placed under the tables. Column headings should clearly define the data presented.
Authors are responsible for obtaining permissions from copyright holders for reproducing any illustrations, tables, figures or lengthy quotations previously published elsewhere. Permission letters must be sent to the journal editor.
All submissions will be reviewed by JMEM Editor for suitability for the Journal, before being sent to three anonymous reviewers. Referees may accept, or reject papers or suggest changes to papers which the author(s) will be required to address before publication. Please allow three months for the reviewing process to be completed. JMEM will forward anonymous referees' comments and recommendations as soon as referees' reports are received.
The reviews should be of books published withing the last five ears. The average length of the reviews should be around 1500 - 2000 words. The review must include the following:
- the book title
- the author's full name
- the publisher's full name
- the place of publication
- the date of publication
- the number of pages in the book
- the price of the book
- the full name and title of the reviewer
Authors whose articles are accepted for publication in JMEM are entitled, free of charge, to two copies of the issue in which their article appears.