Author Guidelines


Full paper should be between 3.000-5.000 words (10-12 pages) and extended abstract should be between 1.200-1.500 words (3-4 pages),  including abstract, references, tables, figures, and charts. Authors are responsible for ensuring the originality of the content of their paper, and shall avoid plagiarism



Papers should be prepared in the following order:


Title page

The organization shown below should be followed (in the order given):

a. Title of the paper b. Author name(s)

c. Author affiliation

d. Address(es) of the institution(s) at which the work was performed e. Name, postal and e-mail addresses



The Abstract is written in  English and Bahasa Indonesia. It should be prepared in one paragraph covers the problem, objectives, concept or theory, method, results, and conclusion.



Immediately  after  the  abstract,  written  in   English  and  Bahasa  Indonesia.  Maximum  of  5 keywords separated   by coma (,), crucial to the appropriate indexing of the papers, are to be given.



The Introduction   presents the purpose of the studies reported and their relationship to earlier work in the field. The introduction to the manuscript provides background research, the results of literature review to show the main limitation of the previous researches, what do you hope to achieve (to solve the limitation), and to show the scientific merit or novelties of the manuscript. Authors should state the objectives of the work at the end of introduction section.


Literature review

This section contains the concept or theory used by the author. This section is important to show the reader the definition of the concept, debate and development of the concept or theory used. The literature review should be relevant to the topic of the paper.



Research methodology

Method include the design, type of research,  population, sample, techniques/instruments of data collection and data analysis procedures.

Results  and Discussion

Results are research findings and should be clear and concise without opinions. Table, chart and figures are put in the result. It should be limited up to six tables or pictures with a short title. The Discussion section should be an interpretation of the results rather than a repetition of the Results section. Make the discussion corresponding to the results, but do not reiterate the results. The following components should be covered in discussion: How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the Introduction section (what)? Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)? Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)?


Conclusions should answer the objectives of research. Conclution   include summarize your research, spell out your contribution, state the limitation of your study, and suggest potential

areas of further research.


Place Acknowledgments, including information on the source of any financial support received for the work being published



Papers must be written in A4 paper size. (21cm x 29.7 cm) and the automatic margins that have been set for this paper size must be strictly adhered to for all text, headings, tables and figures.


All tables should be numbered with Arabic numerals. Headings should be placed above tables, left justified. Leave one line space between the heading and the table. Only horizontal lines should be used within a table, to distinguish the column headings from the body of the table, and immediately above and below the table. Tables must be embedded into the text and not supplied separately.


All figures should be numbered with Arabic numerals (1, 2,). All photographs, schemas, graphs and diagrams are to be referred to as figures. Line drawings should be good quality scans or true electronic output. Low-quality scans are not acceptable. Figures must be embedded into the text and not supplied separately. Please follow the template style for all the above features.


Reference writing using APA (American Psychological Association) Style. Use hanging indent (1 cm). The font size must be 11, line spacing must be 12pt. Here are the samples in the format of APA Referencing Style (6th edition).

Journal article

Edelman,M.J. (1993). Contestable categories and public opinion. Political Communication, 10 (1), 231–242.

A book

Iyengar, S., & Kinder, D. R. (1987). News that matters: Television and American opinion.Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Book chapter in an edited book

Tourangeau, R. (1987). Attitude measurement:Acognitive perspective. In J.Hippler, N. Schwarz, & S. Sudman (Eds.), Social information processing and survey methodology (pp. 149–162). New York: Springer-Verlag.


Huang, K. S. (1995). A comparison between media frames and audience frames: The case of the Hill–Thomas controversy. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

A conference

Weaver,D., McCombs,M.,&Shaw, D. L. (1998, May). Agenda-setting research: Recent developments in place and focus. Paper presented at the annual convention of the World Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago.


Kalimapour, Y.R. (2004). Images of the U.S. Around the World: A Multicultural Perspective. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.


McMillan,  S.  J.  (2000).  Interactivity  is  in  the  eye  of  the  beholder.  In  M.  A.  Shaver (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2000 Conference of the American Academy of Advertising (pp.71-78). East Lansing: Michigan State University.


Fischer, D. (2013, January 2). Climate coverage, dominated by weird weather, falls further in2012. The       Daily       Climate.        Retrieved       from newsroom/2013/01/2012-climate-change-reporting


Footnotes should be avoided if possible. Necessary footnotes should be denoted in the text by consecutive superscript letters. The footnotes should be typed single spaced, and in smaller type size (8pt), at the foot of the page in which they are mentioned, and separated from the main text by a short line extending at the foot of the column.

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Published by: Departemen Ilmu Komunikasi, FISIP Universitas Indonesia

Address : Jl. Prof. Dr. Selo Soemardjan, Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (FISIP UI), Universitas Indonesia, Pd. Cina, Beji, Kota Depok, Jawa Barat 16424