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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.

  • 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 submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Authors should submit only papers that have been carefully proofread and polished. Manuscripts are accepted with the understanding that they are original. Before submission please make sure that your paper is prepared using the Jurnal Komunikasi Nusantara manuscript template. The authors must refer to Jurnal Komunikasi Nusantara manuscript template. This will ensure fast processing and publication. Any papers not fulfilling the requirements based on the guideline to authors will not be processed.


General Author Guidelines

  1. Articles written in Indonesian or English.
  2. The length of the translated article is more than 8 pages and not more than 15 pages. The editor will need if more than 15 pages are needed.
  3. Article manuscripts are arranged in A4 paper format, one side, with Times New Roman font; The abstract must be written in Indonesian and English, size 10, single space; The content section (from introduction to reference) uses 12 font sizes, spaced 1.15.
  4. The top and left margins are 2.5 cm, while the right and bottom margins are 2 cm. The new paragraph must start 6 characters from the left margin.
  5. The title is written using lowercase letters with a font size of 16, center position.
  6. References must be published in the last year (80%), while those approved in any textbook must be reduced (20%).
  7. Make sure the article manuscript is sent using the Jurnal Komunikasi Nusantara Manuscript Template.


Manuscript Structure

  1. The title should be short, clear, and informative, but does not exceed 15 words. It has to be pinpoint with the issues discussed. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviations. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations.
  2. Author’s names and institutions.The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions and email addresses, without any academic titles and job title.
  3. Abstracts a single paragraph of about 200 words maximum. For research articles, abstracts should give a pertinent overview of the work. We strongly encourage authors to use the following style of structured abstracts, but without headings: (1) Background: Place the question addressed in a broad context and highlight the purpose of the study; (2) Purpose of the Study: Identify the purpose and objective of the study; (3) Methods: Describe briefly the main methods or theoretical framework applied; (4) Results: Summarize the article's main findings; and (5) Conclusions: Indicate the main conclusions or interpretations.
  4. List three to five pertinent keywords specific to the article; yet reasonably common within the subject discipline; use lower case except for names
  5. The introduction should briefly place the study in a broad context and highlight why it is important. It should define the purpose of the work and its significance. The current state of the research field should be reviewed carefully, and key publications cited. Please highlight controversial and diverging hypotheses when necessary. Finally, briefly mention the main aim of the work and highlight the principal conclusions. As far as possible, please keep the introduction comprehensible to scientists outside your particular field of research. Symbols, abbreviations, and acronyms should be defined the first time they are used. All tables and figures should be cited in numerical order.
  6. Research method. The method contains an explanation of the research approach, subjects of the study, the conduct of the research procedure, the use of materials and instruments, data collection, and analysis techniques.
  7. Results and Discussion.The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data. The research results and the discovery must be the answers, or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part. Authors should discuss the results and how they can be interpreted from the perspective of previous studies and of the working hypotheses. The findings and their implications should be discussed in the broadest context possible. Future research directions may also be highlighted.
  8. The conclusion should answer the objectives of the research and research discoveries. The concluding remark should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions or abstract. You should also suggest future research and point out those that are underway.
  9. In this section, you can acknowledge any support given, which is not covered by the author's contribution or funding sections. This may include administrative and technical support, or donations in kind (e.g., materials used for experiments).
  10. Conflicts of Interest.Declare conflicts of interest or state “The authors declare no conflict of interest.” Authors must identify and declare any personal circumstances or interests that may be perceived as inappropriately influencing the representation or interpretation of reported research results.
  11. The literature listed in the References contains only the sources referenced or included in the article. Include at least 15 major references with a minimum of 80% of publications or journals and 20% of textbooks. We recommend preparing the references with a bibliography software package, such as Mendeley, EndNote, Reference Manager or Zotero to avoid typing mistakes and duplicated references. Referral sources should provide 80% of journal articles, proceedings, or research results from the last five years. Writing techniques bibliography, using the system cites APA (American Psychological Association) Style and the 6th edition.



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 Final decision

Taking into account the results of the peer review process, the decision on the acceptance of each text for publication will be notified to the author through the website system in the following alternative conclusions:

  1. Accepted without revision, or
  2. Accepted with minor revisions, or
  3. Received with many revisions, or
  4. Rejected