The Author Guidelines of “Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah” since the publication year of 2020 (online)

The Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah is published regularly twice a year in June and December. This journal is published by Islamic Communication and Broadcasting Department, Faculty of Ushuluddin and Dakwah, Islamic State Institute of Madura collaboration with the Indonesian Dakwah Professional Association. The focus is empirical and actual researches on communication science, Islamic broadcasting, Islamic journalism and dakwah science, be it field research, conceptual analysis or media analysis. The Journal Meyarsa accepts articles from academicians, students, researchers and practitioners who want to scientifically contribute to the filed of communication and dakwah. It could be in Indonesian, Arabic or English language.

The Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah specializes in the development of communication and da’wah science through publishing articles from recent researches. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars of related disciplines. The The Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah has been available online since June 1st 2020. This journal is indexed in DIMENSION, Sinta and Google Scholar.

Publishing articles exclusively in Indonesian, English and Arabic since 2023, the journal seeks to expand the boundaries of academicians, students, researchers and practitioners who want to scientifically contribute to the filed of communication and dakwah. Therefore, it accepts contributions from international Islamic scholars, professionals, representatives, researchers and students.

Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah basically contains topics related to the science of communication, Islamic broadcasting, Islamic journalism and dakwah. The novelty and novelty of the issue, however, is a priority in publishing. The variety of contents includes interpretations and ways of the science of communication, Islamic broadcasting, Islamic journalism and dakwah and the like.

How to Write the Title, the Name, and the Author’s Address

The title of the manuscript should be on the top of the first page with the center text alignment. Meanwhile, the author’s name (without academic degree) and the affiliation address of the author should also be at the center text alignment under the title of the article. The author should give two line spaces between the title and his/her name. Then, the space between the author’s affiliation address and the abstract title is one space. The keywords must be written below the overall abstract for all words in alphabetical order and be separated by semicolon numbering three to five words. Additionally, Indonesian title of the article, if any, should be stated in English.

The responsible or corresponding author’s name must be written first and then followed by the second, the third, and so on. Communication regarding the article revision and the final statement will be informed via email to the corresponding author only. If there is more than one author, the author’s names should be written down separated by comma (,). If the author’s name consists of at least two words, the first name should not be shorted. If the author’s names are only one word, it should be written as it is. However, in the online version, it will be written in two words with the same name repeatedly for the purpose of the metadata indexing (Camdali and Tunc, 2006; Friedman, 2008). For each data retrieval or quoted from other references, the author must write the reference source. References or citations are written in the description/text by the author's name and the year (Irwan & Salim, 1998). If there are more than two authors, just write the name of the first author followed by “et al.” (Bezuidenhout et al., 2009; Roeva, 2012). All references in the text must be listed in the References section and vice versa, all written in the References should be cited in the text (Wang et al., 2011).

The Manuscript General Guidelines

The manuscript text general guidelines are as follows:

The manuscript is the authentic research result that has not been published yet in other publication media or publishing houses.

The manuscript does not contain any plagiarism element. To check the possibility of plagiarism, please use the Turnitin application. The article must below 20% of plagiarism. The editorial board will directly reject the text that indicates plagiarism.

The manuscript article writing guidelines and template can be downloaded at the home page of Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah website and are available in MS Word (*.doc/*.docx) format.
The manuscript online submission procedure is available at online submission guidelines at the next parts.
Any inappropriate manuscript with Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah writing guidelines will get returned to the author before the reviewing process.
The manuscript should contain several aspects of a scientific article as follows:
(1) the title of the article,
(2) the author’s name (no academic title),
(3) the affiliated author’s address,
(4) the author’s email
(5) the abstract and the keywords,
(6) the introduction,
(7) the research method
(8), the research findings and discussion
(9), the conclusion
(10), the references.
The subtitles included in the discussion part (Introduction, Writing Methods, Result, Discussion, and Conclusion) should be numbered in the Arabic order starting from one. The subtitles are written in the bold and title case format. It uses the left text alignment without underline. The next expanded subtitles should be in the bold and sentence case format using the left text alignment and the numbering format level two.
The manuscript can be in either Indonesian, English or Arabic with the standard language. The body of paper must be elaborated between 6500 - 7.000 words (maximum) including abstract, references and footnotes, written in Georgia Style, size: 11, line spacing: single. The article is on A4-sized papers (210 x 297 mm). with custom margins as follows: left 40 mm, right 30 mm, bottom 30 mm and top 40 mm.
The words from uncommon or foreign languages are in Italic format. Each paragraph starts 11 mm from the left side border and there is no space among paragraphs. All numbers are written in Arabic numbering format, except for the new sentence.
The tables and figures are placed in the text group. Each figure and table must be given a title and a caption below them and be numbered in Arabic numbering format followed by the figure or table title above it. The figure attachment should be guaranteed well printable (font size, resolution and line space are clearly seen). The figure, the table, and the chart should be placed in the center between text groups. If it has a bigger size, it can be placed in the center of page. The table should not contain vertical lines, while horizontal lines are allowed only for the important point.

The Guidelines for the Manuscript Body Text

The title of the manuscript: The title should be informative and be written both briefly and clearly. It cannot diverse multi interpretations. It has to be pinpoint with the issues that will be discussed. The beginning word is written in the capital case and symmetrically. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations. The article title should be written within twelve words, 13pt-sized font, with the bold selection and in the center text format. Meanwhile, the abstract has to be within 250 words maximum and followed by four to five keywords.

Abstract: This Abstract section should be typed in Georgia and font size of 10 pt while the number of words is around of 200-250. Special for this section, please use left and right margin of 10 mm. The single spacing should be used between lines in this article. If the article is written in Arabic, the abstract should be typed in Engllish and Indonesian. Meanwhile, if the article is written in English, the abstract should be typed in English and Indonesian as well. The abstract should be typed as concise as possible and should be composed of: problem statement, method, scientific finding results, and short conclusion. The abstract should only be typed in one paragraph and one-column format. Keywords are min 4 words and max. 5 words using font Georgia 10 pt.

Introduction: The introduction must contain (shortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art) as the basic of the brand new research question, statements of the brand new scientific article, main research problems, and the hypothesis. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated. In the scientific article format, it does not allow to write down the references as in the research report. They should be represented in the literature review to show the brand new of the scientific article.

Methods: The method aims to solve problems, including analytical methods. The methods used in the problem solving of the research are explained in this part.

Discussion and Result: Discussion and Result be written in a same part. They should be presented continuously start from the main result until supporting results and equipped with discussion. Figures and tables (if any) should be put in the same part of this section.

Conclusion: This is the final part containing conclusions and advices. The conclusions will be the answers of the hypothesis, the research purposes and the research discoveries. The conclusion should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions. It should be the summary of the research results as the author expects in the research purposes or the hypothesis. The advices contain suggestions associated with further ideas from the research.

Bibliography: All the references used in the article must be listed in this part and must be taken from primary sources (75% from all the references) published in the last ten years. Each article should have at least ten references.

The Guidelines for Literature Reviews, Citations and References

All data or quotations presented must attach a reference source. References and literature review suggest using the Mendeley reference application manager. The writing format of Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah follows the format applied by Chicago Manual Citation Style:17th Ed.

The Online Submission Manuscript Guidelines

The manuscript text submission must be through these following steps:

Firstly, register as either an author or reviewer (check the role as author or reviewer) in the “Register” bottom.
After the registration step is completed, log in as author then click at “New Submission” column. The article submission stage consists of five stages, namely: (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Meta data, (4). Upload Supplementary Files, (5). Confirmation.
In the “Start” column, choose Journal Section (Full Article) and check all the checklists.
In the “Upload Submission” column, upload the manuscript files in MS. Word format.
In the “Enter Metadata” column, fill in with all of the author data and affiliation, including the Journal Title, Abstract and Indexing Keywords.
In the “Upload Supplementary Files” column, upload supplementary files, the statement letter, or any other else (if any).
In the “Confirmation” column, click “Finish Submission” if the data entered are all correct.

If the author has difficulties in the submission process through the online system, please contact Meyarsa: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi dan Dakwah editorial team at email: