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Author Guidelines

  1. Articles written for INTERAKSI : JURNAL ILMU KOMUNIKASI includes articles the results of research in the field of communication.
  2. Articles written by Indonesian or English. The manuscript typed by Microsoft Word, Times New Roman font size 12 pts, double spaced, standard margins (left limit and a lower limit of 4 cm, while the right limit and the upper limit of 3 cm), printed on A4 paper with a length of 15-20 pages. (and Article submission must be accompanied by original letter which can be downloaded at )
  3. Systematic research article is the title, author name (along with institutional addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail address), abstract, abstract (with key words), introduction, methods of research, the results of research and discussion, conclusions, and bibliography,
  4. The of title the article in the Indonesian no more than 12 words, whereas in English no more than 10 words. The title is written centered, font size 16 pts.
  5. The name of the author of the article are listed without an academic degree, with your name and address of their home institution, and are placed below the article title. In the case of a script written by the team, editors relate only to the main author or authors whose names are listed in the first place. The main author must specify your e-mail address.
  6. Abstract and keywords written in two languages (Indonesian and English). The length of each abstract 75-200 words, accompanied by a number of 3-5 word keyword. Abstract minimal contain the problem, objectives, methods, concepts, and results of research and discussion.
  7. The introduction to the article provides background research, the research context, the results of literature review and research purposes. The Introduction to Conceptual article contains a reference exposure problems context contain interesting things (controversial, unresolved, and new developments) and short formulation of the subject matter to be discussed. The entire introductory section presented an integrated way in the form of paragraphs, with a length of 15-20% of the total length of the article. Introductory part does not need to be given sub-title introduction.
  8. The part of the exposure in the form method contains a paragraph about the study design, data sources, data collection techniques, and real data analysis conducted by researchers, with a length of 10-15% of the total length of the article.
  9. Section research shows exposure analysis results related to the research question. The discussion shows the meaning of results and comparisons with the theory and / or the results of similar studies. Long exposure results and discussion 40-60% of the length of the article.
  10. The core or conceptual discussion to article contains exposure study or thinking of the writer analytical, argumentative, logical, and critical. Exposure to load the establishment or attitudes discussion on issues pared writer. Long exposure to nuclear or discussion sections 60-80% of the length of the article.
  11. The concluding section contains research findings in the form of answers to questions form the essence of the results of research or discussion. The conclusions presented in paragraph form. Long exposure concluding section 5-10% of the length of the article.
  12. The concluding section contains conclusions, the affirmation of the establishment or the attitude of the author, and suggestions. Concluding presented in paragraph form. Long exposure to cover 10-15% of the length of the article.
  13. All submissions are reviewed anonymously by mitra bestari (reviewers are) appointed by the editor in the field of expertise. Authors of articles are given the opportunity to make improvements (revised) manuscript based on the recommendation / advice from mitra bestari or editors. Certainty loading or rejections will be notified in writing. Author of the article published will be rewarded with a number of evidence of loading as many as two copies of the complete print, and three print copies off. Articles that do not load will not be refunded, except upon request of the author.
  14. Anything related to licensing citations or use of computer software for the preparation of the manuscript or other particulars relating to IPR conducted by the authors of the article, following the legal consequences that might arise, the sole responsibility of the author of the article.
  15. List of reference only contains the sources referenced in the article, and all the sources referred to should be listed in the reference list. Referral source at least 80% in the form of literature published 10 years. References used are primary sources in the form of research articles in journals or research reports (including thesis, dissertation). Article published in the Journal of Communication Sciences recommended for use as a reference.
  16. Reconciliation and citations using the technique enclosed reference (the last name, year). Inclusion of a source in a direct quotation should be accompanied by information about the place of origin of the page number citations. Example: Baran (2009: 45).
  17. References are arranged in a manner that refer APA Style 6th edition as the following example and described in alphabetical and chronological order.

Littlejohn, SW (1992). Theories of Human Communication (4th ed). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company.
Rogers, EM & Rekha, AR (1976). Communication in Organizations. New York, NY: The Free Press.
Cunningham, S & Turner, G. (Eds.). (2002). The Media in Australia. Sydney, Australia: Allen & Unwin

McRobbie, A. (1998). British Fashion Design: Rag Rade or Image Industry? London: Routledge. Available from <>

Pages in the book collection of articles:
Darmawan, Joseph J. (2007). Reviewing Birthday Necessity Of News (television). In Papilon H. Manurutng (ed), Communication and Power (pp. 60-95). Yogyakarta: FSK.

Journal article:
Giroux, H. (2000). Public Pedagogy as Cultural Politics: Stuart Hall and the "crisis" of culture. Cultural Studies, 14 (2), 341-360.

Conference Papers:
Jongeling, SB (1988, September). Student teachers' preference for cooperative small group teaching. Paper Presented at The 3rd Annual 13 Research Forum of the Western Australian Institute for Educational Research, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia.

Articles in the Internet:
Massy, WF & Robert, Z. (1996). Using Information Technology to Enhance Academic Productivity. By (

Newspaper article:
Ispandriarno, L. (2008, May 12). Green Bus Monitor. Koran Tempo, p. 4. Post / news in the newspaper without the author: Monitor bus. (2008, May 12). Koran Tempo, p. 4.

The official document:
Guidance and Development Center for Languages. (1978). Research Report Writing Guide. Jakarta: Department of Education. Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 2 On the National Education System. (1990). Jakarta: PT Armas Duta Jaya.

Theses, Dissertations, Research Report:
Perbawaningsih, Y. (1998). Factors Influencing Attitudes and Behavior Against Computer Technologies: Comparative Analysis between Technology Culture Academics State Universities and Private, in the case of UGM and UAJY. (Unpublished thesis). University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Arstechnica: The art of technology. (2008). Available from: Blog: Jaquenod, G. (2008, December 1). Birdie's Etsy Flights. [Web log post] Film or Video: Deeley, M. & York, B. (Producers), and Scott, R. (Director). (1984). Bladerunner [Motion picture]. United States: Warner Brothers.


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 OpenOffice, 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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