Plaridel Journal Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS

Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society published by University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication since 2004 invites media and social science scholars to submit articles examining issues and topics on different areas of media and communication studies in the Philippines and Asia. Original research on media effects, industry, political economy, subcultural practices, and journalism studies using different frameworks are welcome. Interdisciplinary perspectives are encouraged.

Manuscripts should be submitted via email to plarideljournal@gmail.com.

About Plaridel Journal

Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society was first published in 2004 as a national journal of communication and has since been released on a regular bi-annual basis. It has since evolved to a more inclusive regional focus and has recently begun publishing papers from other Asian countries. Papers published in Plaridel Journal include original researches in different areas of media and communication studies in the Philippines and Asia. These can be qualitative or quantitative work in media effects, industry, political economy, subcultural practices, and journalism studies, among others.

Current and past issues can be viewed at www.plarideljournal.org.

Information for Authors

Plaridel is a refereed biannual journal published by the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC). Articles may focus on any aspect of communication and media. Review of a book, film, website, TV, or radio program may also be submitted.

All articles should have a high degree of scholarship. They will have to be approved by the assigned issue editor and by selected referees for publication.

All manuscripts should be written with proper citations using the American Psychological Association (APA) style. Articles must have a maximum of 10,000 words, while reviews must have up to 1,500 words. They should be submitted in either English or Filipino.

In addition, articles should be accompanied by an abstract of 100 to 150 words. Abstracts for contributions written in Filipino must be written in English and be 200 to 250 words in length.

Submissions are to be e-mailed to the Editor-in-Chief at plarideljournal@gmail.com in MS Word format without any identifying information such as author(s) name and institutional affiliations. Authors should also submit a separate title page with the manuscript title, author name(s), institutional affiliation and contact information for the corresponding author.

Authors submitting manuscripts should not simultaneously submit them to another publication. Manuscripts should not have been published elsewhere in substantially similar form or with substantially similar content. Authors are responsible for gaining permission for including any copyrighted material that needs permission, including quotations of more than 300 words.

Plaridel Journal Refereeing Process

Plaridel Journal publishes original articles that have gone through a rigorous double-blind peer-review process. Papers submitted to the journal for publication consideration undergo an initial editorial review by issue and associate editors. At this stage papers can be accepted or rejected. Papers that are favorably reviewed move forward to the blind peer review process. Referees or reviewers are selected based on their publication history and expertise in the field where the article seeks to make a contribution.

CHED Accreditation

The Plaridel Journal is accorded Category A-2 status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Journal Accreditation System since 2010.

For further information, call (02) 9206864 or UP trunkline 981-8500 loc. 2668 or email at <plarideljournal@gmail.com>.