• Language: English
  • ISSN: 2550-7389
  • Established Year: 2017
  • Published Articles: 11
Plasu Journal of Communication Studies

Executive Editor:Samuel Olaniran
ISSN:2550-7389
Publication Frequency:Bi-annually
Publisher:Plateau State University, Bokkos
Paper Submission E-mail:plasujcs@gmail.com

PLASU Journal of Communication Studies is in furtherance of one of the objectives for the establishment of Plateau State University: To encourage and promote scholarship and conduct research in all fields of learning and human endeavour. Accordingly, the journal is committed to providing the forum for a solid collaboration between academics and professionals for the advancement of research and application in all areas of communications and media studies including Conflict and Crisis Reporting, Digital Culture and Communication, Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations and Advertising, Communications Media Technologies, Feminist/Gender Studies, Book Publishing, International Media & Conflict Reporting, Media Representation, Interpersonal Communication, Cross-cultural Communication, International/Global Communication, Development Communication, New Media/Digital Communication, Theories of Mass Communication, Media Research, and other emerging areas. The Journal publishes interdisciplinary cutting-edge research articles that promote sound theoretical understanding and critical analysis of contemporary issues that advance societal development and promote highest standards of scholarship and professionalism in communications and media studies.
CALL FOR PAPERS

PLASU Journal of Communication Studies is a bi-annual online and off-line journal of the Department of Mass Communication, Plateau State University, Bokkos, Plateau State, Nigeria. PLASUJCS is a peer-reviewed scholarly inclusive and interdisciplinary journal aimed at promoting the development of theory and practice of communications and media studies. Towards the realization of the objectives for its establishment, we now invite submission of original and thoroughly researched articles for publication in our maiden edition.
Contributions are welcome in any of the following areas: Conflict and Crisis Reporting, Digital Culture and Communication, Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations and Advertising, Communications Media Technologies, Feminist/Gender Studies, Book Publishing, International Media & Conflict Reporting, Media Representation, Interpersonal Communication, Cross-cultural Communication, International/Global Communication, Development Communication, New Media/Digital Communication, Theories of Mass Communication, Media Research, and other emerging areas.
Submission details are as follows:

Paper submission will close: 1st November, 2016 (for December 2016 Edition); and 1st February, 2017 (for April 2017 Edition)
Manuscript submission guidelines
1. Any article submitted to PLASU Journal of Communication Studies (PLASUJCS) must be the original unpublished work of the author(s) and not submitted for publication elsewhere. Articles submitted to the Journal should make a significant contribution to knowledge in the field of media and communications in the following areas: Conflict and Crisis Reporting, Digital Culture and Communication, Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations and Advertising, Communications Media Technologies, Feminist/Gender Studies, Book Publishing, International Media & Conflict Reporting, Media Representation, Interpersonal Communication, Cross-cultural Communication, International/Global Communication, Development Communication, New Media/Digital Communication, Theories of Mass Communication, Media Research, and other emerging areas. In addition, the Journal addresses contemporary issues and practices as they relate to media and communications professionals, organizations, regulatory institutions and actors in the public sphere.
2. The Journal accepts manuscripts of a theoretical, empirical, methodological, and/or philosophical nature. Manuscripts dealing with conceptual issues and case studies, book reviews, and other critical reviews are equally solicited.
3. The reviewers are responsible for the selection and acceptance of manuscripts, but the responsibility of statements expressed and accuracy of facts in manuscripts rest solely with the individual author(s). To prevent plagiarism, the Journal uses iThenticate (a plagiarism prevention tool) before papers are sent to reviewers.
4. As a general rule, manuscripts of 5,000 to 6,000 words, including tables and exhibits, are preferred. Articles may contain any combination of text, tables, graphics, animation, or audio component.
5. Authors should submit their manuscripts to the Editors using a standard Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman, 12 font size, 1.5 line spacing, with an appropriate title, an Abstract of 100-250 words in length, with a maximum of five (5) keywords, arranged alphabetically.
6. The title page should include address of author(s) for correspondence including institutional affiliation, e-mail address, telephone number(s) and other details as appropriate.
7. Referencing Style: The Journal adopts the American Psychological Association (APA) style, 6th Edition.
8. Contributors are expected to pay an initial assessment fee of N3,000, and a publication fee of N17,000 upon acceptance of paper.
Articles for consideration should be emailed to the editors at the official e-mail address of the Journal: plasujcs@gmail.com
All correspondences should be sent to the Editor.
Prof. Nnanyelugo M. Okoro,
Editor,
PLASU Journal of Communication Studies,
Plateau State University,
Bokkos.
Email: nnanyelugo05@yahoo.com
Phone Number: 08039312707
Professor Longmas, Sambo Wapmuk
Editor-in-Chief
Nnanyelugo M. Okoro
Editor
Mr. Samuel Olaniran
Secretary
Rev. Father Andrew, Dewan
Member
Mrs. Priscilla Marcus
Member
Mr. Adeyanju Apejoye
Member
Mrs. Ochanya Ajii
Member
Miss Joyce Laguma
Member
Mr. Shalgan Lohnan Moses
Member
Mr. Gever, Verlumun Celestine
Member
Professor Charles Okigbo
Advisory
Professor A. U. Enahoro,
Advisory
Associate Professor Suleiman Salau
Advisory
Associate Professor Ladi, Sandra Adamu
Advisory
Gerard Igyor (phd)
Advisory