Scope and Policy
The INTERCOM – Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Comunicação publishes analytical articles or essays, research results, reviews and interviews. The main topic is the Social Communication.
The text must necessarily be unpublished and intended only for INTERCOM – Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Comunicação. Subjects must deal about the social Communication universe, taking for granted an interdisciplinary analysis.
The text submitted
should be and the product of own intellectual authorship. The author must
commit to identify all data and references, with their necessary credits. He
must also declares that the material presented are totally free of copyright
and therefore be responsible for any problem court or any claim related to intellectual
property rights, thereby completely exonerating the Sociedade
Brasileira de Estudos Interdisciplinares da Comunicação, the
magazine and the editors of the same.
1. Articles - analytical articles or reviews resulting from original research in theoretical or field related to subjects of Social Communication (with size ranging from 32 000 to 40 000 characters with spaces). Should contain analysis and interpretation of results and an introduction in which the author(s) explains the research strategy and methodology used. Priority will be given texts that are actually derived from research and scientific discovery which evidence and / or methodological or conceptual invention. Fixed section.
2. Arena - texts on controversial issues and/or emerging, case studies, preliminary research notes (size between 15 and 30 000 / written reflections more formal freedom). Flex section.
3. Interview - testimonies of the distinguished figures with stories of life, professional achievements and/or relevant academic contribution to the field of Communication. Fixed section.
4. Reviews - texts with variable size between 6000 and 7000 characters (with spaces) with record and critical about published books recently. Fixed section
EVALUATION (peer review):
All text submitted are submitted to a pre-assessment on the editors to determine whether they meet the formal requirements. Once accepted in the first instance, the text, without identifying the author, goes through a review by two members of the Editorial Cientific Board. In case of divergent opinions, the paper is submitted to a third member. The material is returned to the author(s) in case of the reviewers suggest changes or corrections. The results of the assessment are communicated to the author(s) also in cases of rejection. The final decision on the merits of the work is the responsibility of the Editorial Committee (editor and associate editors).
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Send of the manuscripts
Works should be sent to the website of Intercom/Portcom, with copy (not blind copy) to Cicilia M. Krohling Peruzzo and Maria Ataide Malcher (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org), following the steps bellow:
a) Go to the site www.portalintercom.org.br
b) Open the link “PortCom”. Choose "Journal Intercom" or "Intercom - RBCC”.
c) Click in “Abrir”
e) In the homepage of magazine, click in “Acesso”
f) If the first access, complete the personal data in the item "Cadastro". If you are already registered, simply fill in name and password.
g) To submit a paper, follow the remaining instructions of the system.
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