Brazilian Journalism Research – Call for paper – Number III, Vol. 2, 2007


The journal Brazilian Journalism Research is now announcing a call for paper for its next issue, to be printed during Semester II, 2007. The deadline is June 30th, 2007. Brazilian Journalism Research is a semi-annual scientific journal published by the Brazilian Journalism Researchers Association (SBPJor). The association is dedicated to theory and research on journalism (both theoretical and empirical work). The journal is totally edited in English.

Schedule for Vol III, number 2
Call for paper : Up to June 30th 2007
Editorial decisions : July 30th 2007
Editing and printing : August 30th. 2007

1. Articles : Preference will be assigned to articles describing empirical research reports. The articles should be originals in the English language. Authors should send a copy of the manuscript of the article (about 7.000 words), labeled and typed in double space throughout to the following electronic addresses by June 30th, 2006 : Please send a separate page containing the title of the article, name and identification of the author.

Each article’s manuscript should contain :

In a separate page, please type title, subtitle, full name(s) of the author(s) with current affiliation(s) and full regular mail and electronic mail address(es) ;
– authors should also list five key-words and an abstract of 100-150 words ;
– a short (up to 5 lines) biographical note should also be supplied on a
separate sheet.

Main text (in separate pages) : about 7000 words clearly organized, with a clear hierarchy of headings and subheadings ; please, use a clear readable style ;
– references in both text and notes should be cited in the text (author, date, page)
– footnotes should be displayed at the bottom of the page ;
– tables, figures, photos and illustrations should have a good range of contrast ; they should also be numbered consecutively and must be clearly identified ;
– an alphabetical reference section should follow the text ; please, use Harvard style ;
– permissions from copyright holders : authors are responsible for obtaining permissions from copyright holders for reproducing any quotation, illustration or photo previously published elsewhere ;

Please send articles to

2) Book reviews : the journal will include a section in which relevant
books are reviewed ; manuscripts in clear readable style should have up to
1000 words.
Please send book reviews originals to (Brazil) or (USA)

Deadline : June 30th. 2007 – Please send one copy of your paper to each of
the three eletronic adress :, e