Special Issue

Issue: 2021 Özel Sayı: 2. Uluslararası Dijital Çağda İletişim Sempozyumu, Süreklilikler ve Kesintiler: Kültürler, Pazarlar ve Siyaset, 12/29/21

Special Issue Year: 2021

Issue Editorial Board

Journalism, Communication Studies, Communication Sociology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burak DOĞU İZMİR EKONOMİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ 0000-0002-1153-5911
Media Studies

ILEF Dergisi is a peer-reviewed journal in the field of communication research and media studies. It seeks to reflect the variety of intellectual traditions and multidisciplinary approaches to provide a free and critical platform for scholars. It is an open access journal, published biannually both in printed and on-line versions by Faculty of Communication at Ankara University; the oldest institute in the field of communication in Turkey and in the surrounding region.

ILEF Dergisi encourages contributions in areas such as the conjunctions of class, gender, ethnicity and sexuality in audiovisual culture, conventional and new medias, histories and theories of journalism, film, television, video, and digital media; and politically engaged approaches to a range of media practices.

Submission Rules & Publishing Process

  1. The submitted manuscript is assessed by the journal editor for an initial decision. If the manuscript is regarded as suitable for the journal, then it is sent to two peer-reviewers competent in the relevant field of study, providing the anonymity of the author.
  2. Peer-reviews are archived for two years. If only one of the peer-reviews are positive, the manuscript can be sent to a third peer-reviewer, or a final decision can be made by the editorial board regarding the peer-reviews.
  3. The manuscript should be no more than 8000 words including the citations and the bibliography.
  4. An abstract consisting of at most 150 words and 5 keywords in English and Turkish should also be provided with the manuscript.
  5. A short biography and the contact information of the author should also be submitted.
  6. Any indication that could expose the identity of the author should be avoided.
  7. Submissions should be attached to a mail including the name of the author, the name of the article and a one-sentence summary of the manuscript.
  8. For further communication please contact editor@ilefdergisi.org.
  9. All citations should be made using Chicago-Style 16th Edition:http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html.
  10. The titles and section-headings in the manuscript should be brief and clear.
  11. The manuscript should be typed in Times New Roman, 12 pt with double-spacing. The endnotes should be in Times New Roman, 9 pt with single-spacing. The manuscript should be sent in .doc or .docx formatted files.
  12. The main title of the manuscript should be written in capital bold letters. The section-headings should be written in bold letters with only the first letters of the words capitalized.
  13. If quotations have more than 40 words, a block quotation should be used. The quotation should begin on a new line and it should be indent 1 cm. from the left margin. The entire quotation should be 11pt with single-spacing.
  14. The source should be indicated below the cited table/figure.
  15. The author is asked for a final approval prior to publication.
  16. A printed copy of the journal is sent to authors.
  17. Manuscripts that do not comply with these requirements can be accepted for evaluation only after necessary changes are made.
  18. İLEF Dergisi does not charge submissions and article processing.

İLEF Dergisi Ethical Principles and Publishing Policy


İLEF Dergisi is a peer-reviewed journal in the field of communication research and media studies. It seeks to reflect the variety of intellectual traditions and multidisciplinary approaches to provide a free and critical platform for scholars. ILEF Dergisi encourages contributions in areas such as the conjunctions of class, gender, ethnicity and sexuality in audiovisual culture, conventional and new medias, histories and theories of journalism, film, television, video, and digital media; and politically engaged approaches to a range of media practices. 

It is an open access journal, published biannually both in printed and on-line versions by Faculty of Communication at Ankara University; the oldest institute in the field of communication in Turkey and in the surrounding region.  İlef Dergisi adheres to the following ethical principles and publication policy, formulated based on the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) Directive, which can be found on https://publicationethics.org/.

İLEF Dergisi does not demand a submission or a publication fee.

Review and Publication Process


İLEF Dergisi accepts submissions and carries out reviewing process in an ongoing basis.  There is no deadline for submissions except for themed special issues. 

The submitted manuscripts are initially screened by the editorial board in order to determine whether the manuscript is appropriate for the aim and scope of Ilef Dergisi and whether it displays potential for quality academic publication. Manuscripts that pass this initial screening process are sent out for peer-review. Manuscripts that are accepted at the end of the review process are published in the forthcoming issue. According to the resolution of the Editorial Board, 5 to 7 articles at most can be published in each issue. In the case that the number of accepted manuscripts exceed this limit, the publication of the most recently accepted manuscripts are postponed to the following issue.

İLEF Dergisi accepts submissions to the e-mail address editor@ilefdergisi.org.

Revision and Withdrawal Processes

Revisions may be demanded from the manuscripts submitted to İLEF Dergisi by the editor or the reviewers.  The authors comply with the revision demands as they see fit.  The authors are asked to account for the revisions they choose not to make.

The authors have the right to withdraw their submissions at any point of the publication process.

Editors' Responsibilities

İLEF Dergisi is published by Ankara University Faculty of Communication (İLEF). The editor-in-chief and ownership status is held by the faculty dean in the name of İLEF. 

The editorial board of the journal is composed of members put forth by the departments in İLEF in every two years.  The editors have absolute editorial independence with respect to Ankara University.

Ankara University Faculty of Communication publicizes and distributes İLEF Dergisi; and protects the printed versions and the intellectual property rights of authors and partners in publishing.


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