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Author Guidelines

Authors should submit only papers that have been carefully proofread and polished. Manuscripts are accepted with the understanding that they are original or extended version of previously published papers in conferences and/or journals and that, if the work received an official sponsorship, it has been duly released for open publication. Before submission please make sure that your paper is prepared using the journal paper template. The authors must refer to Jurnal The Messenger for writing format and style (please download and use as template for initial manuscript submission). This will ensure fast processing and publication. Any papers not fulfilling the requirements based on the guideline to authors will not be processed.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor). The authors are willing to accept the punishment if in the future there is evidence of plagiarism.
  2. The submission file (A4 paper size) is in Microsoft Word (DOC, DOCX or  RTF) file format; using Times New Roman (TNR) size-12 pt, 1.5 spacing, seventeen-pages research report (or minimum 11 pages and maximum 12 pages, with single space); the top, left, bottom and right margins are 3 cm.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided and add a supplementary file (photos or notes of interview).
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Journal Template.
  5. Paper MUST BE written in English.
  6. Author Fees

    This journal charges the following author fees.

    Article Publication: 30.00 (USD)

    If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs, and you will also get one journal hardcopy (not include yet delivery fee).

 

Copyright Notice

Copyright Transfer Form

The copyright to this article is transferred to the Department of Communication, FTIK, Universitas Semarang if and when the article is accepted for publication. The undersigned hereby transfers any and all rights in and to the paper including without limitation all copyrights to the Department of Communication, FTIK, Universitas Semarang. The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the paper is original and that he/she is the author of the paper, except for material that is clearly identified as to its original source, with permission notices from the copyright owners where required. The undersigned represents that he/she has the power and authority to make and execute this assignment.

We declare that:

1. This paper has not been published in the same form elsewhere.

2. It will not be submitted anywhere else for publication prior to acceptance/rejection by this Journal.

3. A copyright permission is obtained for materials published elsewhere and which require this permission for reproduction.

Furthermore, I/We hereby transfer the unlimited rights of publication of the above mentioned paper in whole to the Department of Communication, FTIK, Universitas Semarang. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature.

The corresponding author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors. This agreement is to be signed by at least one of the authors who have obtained the assent of the co-author(s) where applicable. After submission of this agreement signed by the corresponding author, changes of authorship or in the order of the authors listed will not be accepted.


Retained Rights/Terms and Conditions

1. Authors retain all proprietary rights in any process, procedure, or article of manufacture described in the Work.

2. Authors may reproduce or authorize others to reproduce the work or derivative works for the authors personal use or for company use, provided that the source and the Department of Communication, FTIK, Universitas Semarang copyright notice are indicated, the copies are not used in any way that implies the Department of Communication, FTIK, Universitas Semarang endorsement of a product or service of any employer, and the copies themselves are not offered for sale.

3. Although authors are permitted to re-use all or portions of the Work in other works, this does not include granting third-party requests for reprinting, republishing, or other types of re-use.

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)

Article Publication: 30.00 (USD)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs, and you will also get one journal hardcopy (not include yet delivery fee).