Instruction for Authors


PROCEDURE: All papers delivered at or accepted for the AMDMC (2012) bi–annual Conference automatically qualify for review and for publication in the Journal, subject to revision, editorial policy and payment of handling fees. Publication of article/paper is determined after review by the Editorial Board. All eligible papers for publication must either be;
• Accepted or presented at AMDMC Conferences)
• Derived from doctoral study, practicum or a larger underwritten research.
• Resulted from project, research conducted under a grant or fellowship

The Africa Media & Democracy Journal (AMDMC JOURNAL) is published bi-annually (two editions) and an online version thereafter by the Institute.

GUIDELINES FOR RE-SUBMISSION:

Only three (3) authors may co-write a paper/article. Please do not include research assistants etc. as co-authors.
All papers/manuscripts must be submitted electronically, tables, and figures must be included in a single Microsoft Word file where necessary (preferably in Arial font).
Papers/manuscripts must be e-mail to: editor@ amdmcjournal.net
A manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author/s shortly after submission.
The cover letter should include the corresponding author’s full address and telephone/fax numbers and should be in an e-mail message sent to the Editors.
Copyright: Submission of a article/paper implies that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that if and when the paper/manuscript is accepted for publication in AMDMC JOURNAL, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher.
• Authors are responsible for the content of their papers/manuscript as the African Media & Democracy Journal will not be held liable for any breach of copyright issues by any author/s or a third party.
Fees and charges: AMDMC Journal is a self-supporting publication and does not receive funding from any institution/government. Hence, the operation of the Journal is solely financed by the handling fees received from authors. The handling fees are required to meet operations expenses. There are no submission charges.
Authors of papers/articles are required to pay a handling fee for processing their papers/articles and are required to make payment ONLY after their manuscripts/paper have been accepted for publication by email notification.
Handling Fees per paper/manuscript is: $120.00 (Non Refundable).
Mode of Payment of Handling Fees: All fees must be fully paid and into our designated account by money transfers or Western Union/or MoneyGramme/ VISA Card ect. Recipient: Mr. Barima Adu Asamoa Or make payment directly into our designated account:

ACCOUNT NAME: Africa Media & Democracy Institute
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