Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The main focus of the journal will be to promote a global discussion forum and an interdisciplinary exchange among scholars exploring the topic of TV serial narratives from different perspectives.

SERIES will encourage innovation and research, contributing to a better understanding of the narrative, technological, economic, social and cultural impact of TV serial dramas. To this end, some areas of interest will be:

  • Narrative analysis of specific phenomena, with a focus on innovative elements;
  • Studies on the influence and/or connection of serial narratives with forms of socialization and acculturation driven by social technologies;
  • Analysis of TV seriality as capable of advancing aesthetic thought;
  • Study of the relationship between technology and narrative;
  • Studies on the economic and innovative formulas in terms of production chain and marketing strategies;
  • The impact and significance of serial products from a political, ethnological, or educational perspective;
  • Historical approach in terms of media history in order to locate and identify influences on TV seriality;
  • Studies on the evolution and characteristics of the phenomenon in different geographical areas;
  • Analyses and studies focusing on audiences.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

he review process combines a double blind reviewing and an open reviewing.
The editors will assess whether the submission is eligible for review. After this formal assessment, if positive, the submission will be sent to two external referees.

Based on the review reports the editors will make one of the following decisions:

  1. The submission is rejected. In this case, a written explanation will be provided.
  2. The submission is rejected in its current state. In this case, the author will have the opportunity to re-submit the paper, taking into account the comments of the referees and the editor. When the submission is rejected in its current state (B) and the author wants to improve the paper, the editor assigned to that paper will support the author.
  3. The submission is accepted.

The accepted papers can be published in the blog of the journal for an open reviewing process. The aim of this second reviewing is to promote the improvement of the contents to be published in the journal. The editors will work with the authors and discuss the results of the open review process.

The whole review process will take not more than six months.
Editorial, Interviews and Book Reviews will not be peer reviewed.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.