Call for Papers - NIIBS International Journal of Applied Communication

Call for Papers – NIIBS International Journal of Applied Communication (NIJAC)

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The Department of Applied Communication and Media Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dear Ven Sirs/Prof/Dr /Mr/ Mrs,  

NIIBS International Journal of Applied Communication is a peer review /open access International journal. The Department of Applied Communication and Media Studies of NIIBS aims to provide a platform for scholars and academicians in the field of applied communication, Media and creative studies all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various practices, developments, trends and theories of media and communication as the goal of this journal.  

All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a severe and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will be published in 31st of May 2024.

Please follow the guidelines for 


The articles published in this journal should be included under the following fields:

  • Communication Studies
  • Journalism
  • History of Journalism and Communication
  • Screen studies and television
  • New Broadcast Media
  • Communication and Media Education
  • Film studies
  • Photo Journalism
  • Advertisement
  • Image arts
  • Prosthetic arts
  • Digital Media and Multimedia Application
  • Crime and Investigative Journalism
  • Culture and Communication
  • Contemporary Situation of Media and Communication
  • Growing Tendency of Journalism and Communication
  • Media Politics
  • International and Comparative Communication
  • Laws and Policy in Journalism and Communication
  • Media and Ideology
  • Media Campaign
  • Media Economics
  • Regional Media situation
  • Professional Ethics in Journalism and Communication
  • Research Methodology in Communication
  • Social Impact of New Media
  • Television Broadcasting
  • New Media platforms
  • Virtual communication
  • Public and International relation
  • Media Management
  • Marketing Communication
  • Communication for Development
  • Media Sociology
  • Political communication
  • Technology and media literacy
  • Anthropological perspective in communication
  • Public Archaeology
  • Mindful Communication and Buddhism
  • Religious Communication
  • Media and education

Author’s Guidelines


Manuscripts should be submitted by one of the authors of the manuscript through the mail given. The Submissions by anyone other than one of the authors will not be accepted.

Regardless of the source of the word-processing tool, only electronic PDF or MS-Word files can be submitted through this mail Manuscript will be reviewed by the editorial board. Please format your manuscript in the following way:

Article type:

One Column

Manuscript organization:
  1. All manuscripts are expected to be prepared as a single MS Word document with the complete text, references, tables and figures being included. Any revised manuscripts prepared for publication should be sent as a single editable Word document.
  2. Manuscripts should be written in English. Title, author(s), and affiliations should all be included on a title page as the first page of the manuscript file, followed by a 100-300 word abstract and 3-5 keywords.

The order they follow is: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract, Keywords, and Introduction.

Figure and table requirement:
  1. All figures or photographs must be submitted as jpg or tiff files with distinct characters and symbols at 500 dpi (dots per inch). Test your figures by printing them from a personal computer. The online version should look relatively similar to the personal-printer copy. Tables and equations should be editable rather than image version. Tables must be edited with Word/Excel. Equations must be edited with Equation Editor. Figures, tables and equations should be numbered and cited as Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, etc. in sequence.
How to count page numbers:
  1. Before submission or after acceptance, type your manuscript single spaced, and make all the characters in the text, tables, figure legends, footnotes and references in a single typeface and point size as 12 pt. Times New Roman. This will save space, make it easier for reviewers and editors to process the submitted work, and contributes to slowing down global warming by using less paper.
References format:
  1. All references should be formatted in APA style in the text and listed in the journal. (Journal Articles: /Conference Proceedings: /Transactions/ Monograph:/ Report/ Article or Chapter in an edited book Edited Book: /Internet)
Review Process

Manuscripts not following the journal guidelines will be returned to authors without scientific evaluation. Submitted manuscripts adhering to journal guidelines are reviewed by the Editor-in-Chief or an Editor, who will assign them to reviewers. The Editor prepares a decision letter according to the comments of the reviewers, which is sent to the corresponding author. All non-reviewed manuscripts are sent back to relevant writers.

Attention: (Copyright, Publication ethics plagiarism are strictly considered)

Closing date for Submission – 10.03.2024
Revision of article completion – 31.03.2024

Mr. Senaka Senaviratne
Editor in Chief

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