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Author Guidelines

Jurnal Komunikasi

P-ISSN 1907-848X

E-ISSN 2548-7647

Volume 15, Nomor 1, April 2021






First Author

Institution and address, author's email address 1, Author Phone Number 1

Second Author

Institution and address, author's email address 2, Author Phone Number 2



Abstract written in one paragraph containing the purpose, methods, and research findings; written using the Georgian font size 11 maximum of 100-150 words. Abstract should consists of two versions (Indonesian and English).

Keyword : Consists of 3 or 5 words, not necessarily single words, written in lowercase letters, and not abbreviations. Written in Indonesian and English.



The length of the script is 4,000 to 5,000 words,

The length of the script is 4,000 to 5,000 words, excluding charts, Image / photographs, and references / bibliography. Written in MS-Word format, spaced 1.15, using Georgia font size 11.

The introduction contains the background, the formulation of the problem, the objectives and benefits of the study, hypotheses (if any) and a literature review (previous research findings, theories / concepts used). All elements are not divided into sections, and not necessarily to be explained in detail.

Articles can be written in Indonesian or English, and words originating from foreign languages or regional languages in italics (italic)

Here are example of writing a quote in a script using body notes (Wang, 2012) for one author; (Wang and Liu, 2011) for two authors; (Wang et al., 2012) for three or more authors.


This part containing a description of the methods used in the study including scientific characteristics, materials, tools, location, time of research, nature of research, data collection techniques, data analysis. All elements are not divided into part of sections, and do not need to be explained in detail.



This part contains an explanation of the results of the research carried out and discussion according to the method used in the study.

The results of the analysis presented in the form of tables or diagrams do not necessary  to be narrated anymore, but as a tool in narrating the discussion. In conducting the discussion, the authors must make a dialogue with the theory or findings of previous research.

If the author uses a table;

Table 1. Illustration in the form of a table used a horizontal three-row table, without vertical lines, numbered according to the order of presentation (Table 1, etc.). Number and title of the table placed in the middle position.


Example table 1.

Font Size                The use of Georgian fonts

14 points               Article Title

12 points               Author's Identity, Sub-Chapter Title, Paper Body

11 points               Contents Abstract, Keywords, Bibliography

10 points               Image title, table title, table contents



This part is a conclusions which contain important things in research and that is an answer to the research problem and may not use words that have uncertain meaning such as the word "maybe", "presumably" or "apparently". Closing also contains suggestions and or recommendations.

it should be written without using a pointer. And even written with paragraphs of conclusions as well as suggestions / recommendations.

More importantly, conceptual articles do not have to use the subtitles "Conclusions and Suggestions" but use the subtitles "Closing".




Writing a bibliography using the model: Last Name, First Name. Issuance year. Book Title (Italic). City: Publisher.


Effendi, Onong Uchjana. 2006. Dimensi-dimensi Komunikasi. Bandung : Remaja Rosdakarya.

McQuail, Denis. 2011. Teori Komunikasi Massa McQuail. 6th Edition. Buku 1 .Jakarta : Salemba Humanika.

Habermas,Jurgen. 1991. The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought).....MIT Press


“Mamiek Prakoso: Pelawak Sebagai Penghibur bukan Penghancur”, Retrieved on 1 September 2013

"Kebaya, Simbol Perjuangan Kartini"., 23 April 2012. , retrieved on..


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).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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