SMIU-Journal of Social Sciences and Media Studies (JOSSAMS)
ISSN 2518-8046

The SMIU- JOSSAMS, a double blind peer reviewed biannual publication of Department of Media Studies and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, SMI University Karachi, invites the submission of papers for publication for its Volume 1, Issue 1, spring 2016. JOSSAMS publishes original manuscripts in both empirical and analytical research papers with basic and applied research examining emerging trends and concerns in the following areas:

Journalism & Democracy
Journalism Practice
Business of Journalism
Media Policy and laws
Media Technologies
Media and Society
Media and gender
Women Empowerment
Public Relations and Practice
Gender equity
Child Issues
Governance & Policies
Cultural diffusion
Race & Ethnicity
National integration

Media effects
Media Research Methods
New and Social Media
Media and social issues
Media theories
Governance and sustainable development in Education
Trends and Issues in Education
Total Quality Management in Education
Classroom Management
Educational Psychology
Educational Measurement and Evaluation
School Community and Teacher

Guidance and Counseling
Child Development
Pedagogical skills
Distance Learning
Global Studies in Education
Information and Communication Technology in Education
Organization and Management of Education
Linguistics and Literature


Submission Guidelines

  • Authors are required to submit soft copy of the manuscript to Managing Editor/Associate Editor at the email Address: not later than 25-09-2016
  • Manuscripts should be in English and the paper format should have double line spacing, 2.5 cm margins (all four sides), times new roman font style, 10 font size for normal text; 10 (bold) for headings and 12 (bold) for title of the manuscript.
  • Articles should be organized as: article title, author's name and institutional affiliations, abstract and keywords, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusions, and references. Papers should have not more than 5000 & not less than 3500 words, including figures, tables, and references. References should be in APA sixth edition.