The Ohio Communication Journal (OCJ) is an annual peer-reviewed online publication that publishes original scholarship bearing on the breadth of the field of communication studies. Within this broad purview, it welcomes diverse disciplinary, conceptual, and methodological perspectives, especially scholarship covering a wide variety of topics from every facet of the field and debut papers from undergraduate and graduate students.
The Ohio Communication Journal publishes extended, complete studies that generally do not exceed 30 double-spaced pages (including references), except in cases where “thick description” of qualitative/ rhetorical data may require a slightly extended length. The Ohio Communication Journal is committed to an eclectic approach and to the publication of high quality articles from a variety of different areas within the field of communication. Manuscripts may be philosophical, theoretical, methodological, critical, applied, pedagogical, or empirical in nature.
The Ohio Communication Journal publishes reviews of books and non-print media on a broad range of topics related to communication. Reviews should not exceed 1000 words, although longer essay reviews of several related works may be considered.
The following criteria must be met for submission to the Ohio Communication Journal: