Calls for papers (Nordic Journal of Media Studies)

Nordic Journal of Media Studies is published once a year and each issue focuses on a particular theme.

An open Call invites suggestions (extended abstracts) for contributions and, on the basis of this, invitations to write full-length articles are issued. An invitation to submit a full-length article does not guarantee final publication. The editorial decision-making is done by the journal’s editorial committee (independent of Nordicom).

Current call for papers 

Call for papers: Nordic Journal of Media Studies, Vol. 7 (2025). Title: Influencers: Entertainment, Politics, and Strategic Online Culture. 

Submitting abstracts

When there is an open Call for papers, extended abstracts should be sent to the issue editors by e-mail as stipulated in the Call. It must be clear from the abstract how the contribution is relevant to the overall theme. Since every issue is dedicated to a specific theme as announced in a Call, the journal does not accept contributions outside the theme. Submissions for the journal must adhere to the announced deadline. The extended abstract should include contact details for the corresponding author.

All articles submitted should be original works and must not be under consideration by other publishers. All submissions are subject to double-blind peer review by at least two scholars.

Submission guidelines

If you are invited to submit a full-length manuscript, your submission should be accompanied by a cover letter, using the template available to download below. Please send the cover letter and manuscript to the issue editors by e-mail as stipulated in the Call for papers. The cover letter should have all fields in the template filled out.

Manuscripts that are accepted for publication must adhere to our requirements upon final manuscript delivery. Please download the manuscript template to assist you in correctly formatting your manuscript.

Articles published in Nordic Journal of Media Studies are submitted to Similarity Check – a Crossref service utilising iThenticate text comparison software – and are currently published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public licence (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).



For general inquiries and questions, please contact Nordicom's managing editor. For specific questions or concerns about the formatting requirements, please contact Nordicom's manuscript editor.

Managing editor: Josefine Bové,

Manuscript editor: Kristin Clay,

Page last updated February 2024