Author Guidelines

Submit to the journal
The submitted article must be an original and unpublished work by the author(s) submitting to the Journal.

Submissions should be sent via email to: Professor Radislav Jovović

Review process
Each paper is reviewed by the editor and, if it is judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to two referees for double blind peer review. The authors’ names are anonymous to the reviewers. Based on their recommendations, the editor then decides whether the paper should be accepted as is, revised or rejected.

If manuscript is accepted for publications authors are charged 150$ ( 120€ ) publication fee.

The Editorial Board retains the right to methodologically adjust the article to the journal propositions and standards of the English language, as well as not to consider articles which do not meet the requirments of these guidelines.

Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal. Use this in conjunction with the points below about references, before submission i.e. always attribute clearly using either indented text or quote marks as well as making use of the preferred Harvard style of formatting. Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty.

The author is responsible for ensuring the authenticity of data, facts, quotations and other information. The Editorial Boards may publish articles for discussion, without necessarily sharing the author’s views.

Manuscript requirements
Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines:

Format ana Article Length

Articles must be in acceptable scholarly English and should be between 3000 and 10000 words, typed, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and text double-spaced. Lengthier articles may be considered at the discretion of the Editorial Board. Pictures, graphics and other attachments should be marked and sent as separate files, or in text, and must not exceed the journal format with margins.

Article Language

It is strongly recommended to send articles in the English language. However, upon the compliance of the Editorial Board, it is possible to publish articles in some of the other world languages. Authors from Montenegro and surrounding countries should submit articles both in English and mother tongue due to the bilingual nature of the website.

Article Title Page - An Article Title Page should be submitted alongside each individual article. This should include:

Article Title - A title of not more six eight words should be provided.

Author Details - Details should be supplied on the

Article Title Page including: Full name of each author, Affiliation of each author, E-mail address of the corresponding author

Structured Abstract - Authors must supply a structured abstract : Purpose, Methodology, Approach, and Findings. Maximum is 250 words in total.

Keywords - Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 6 keywords.

Article Classification - That article are classified in the following categories: original scientific paper, preliminary communication, review, professional paper, and book review.

Classification codes - Please provide up to 6 standard JEL codes. The available codes may be accessed at JEL:

Article structure - The structure of article should comprise: the title, abstract, key words, introduction, subtitles, conclusion and bibliography. Articles can also be structured in the following way: introduction, starting hypotheses, solutions, discussion, conclusion and bibliography. Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections (1, 2, 3 ...). Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (then 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2, etc. (the abstract is not included in section numbering).

Footnotes - Footnotes should be used as least as possible, and only for the necessary explanations, with the continuous use of Arabic numbers.



SSCI reccomends that self-citation for the best journals in the field goes around 10%. Accordingly we encourage authors to pay attention to this and cite their own works accordingly.

Literature is not to be numerated. It is to be arranged in alphabetic order of authors and chronologically for the articles of the same author. Literature is to be quoted according to the examples for books, magazines and other sources.

References to other publications must be in Harvard style and carefully checked for completeness, accuracy and consistency. You should cite publications in the text: (Ilic, 2009) using the first named author's name or (Ilic and Tot, 2009) citing either names of two, or (Tot et al., 2009), when there are three or more authors. At the end of the paper a reference list in alphabetical order should be supplied:

For books Surname, Initials (year), Title of Book, Publisher, Place of publication.

e.g. Bagdikian, B. H. (1983), The Media Monopoly, Beacon Press, Boston.


For book chapters Surname, Initials (year), "Chapter title", Editor's Surname, Initials, Title of Book, Publisher, Place of publication, pages.

e.g. Picard, R. G. (2005), “Money, Media, and the Public Interest”, in Over holster, G., Jamieson, K. H. (Ed.), The Press, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 337-350.


For journals Surname, Initials (year), "Title of article", Journal Name, volume, number, pages.

e.g. Thacher, D. and Rein, M. (2004), „Managing Value Conflict in Public Policy”, Governance Vol. 17 No 4, pp. 457-486.


For published conference proceedings Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Title of paper", in Surname, Initials (Ed.), Title of published proceeding which may include place and date(s) held, Publisher, Place of publication, Page numbers.

e.g. Draskovic, V., Grego, Z., Draskovic, M. (2011), "Media Concentration, Neoliberal Paradoxes and Increase in Virtuality", in Media Concentration proceedings of the international conference in Podgorica, Montenegro 2011, Elit, Podgorica, pp. 33-45.


For working papers Surname, Initials (year), "Title of article", working paper [number if available], Institution or organization, Place of organization, date.

e.g. Draskovic, V. (2007), "Specificities and problems of Montenegrin transition", working paper, Leeds University Business School, TIGER, Warsaw, September.


For newspaper articles (authored) Surname, Initials (year), "Article title", Newspaper, date, pages.

e.g. Miller, M. C. (1997), "The Crushing Power of Big Publishing", The Nation, 17 March, p. 10.


For newspaper articles (non-authored) Newspaper (year), "Article title", date, pages.

e.g. Vijesti (2011), „The New Media“ 2 December, p. 5.


For electronic sources If available online, the full URL should be supplied at the end of the reference, as well as a date that the resource was accessed.

e.g. Compaine, B. M. (2005), „The Media Monopoly Myth: How New Competition is Expanding our Sources of Information and Entertainment”, available at: http://www.NewMillennium final_Compaine_Paper_050205. pdf (accessed 10 December 2011).