Journal of Spanish Language Media

Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication

Feb. 2013 Update: The Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication in the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication is pleased to assume editorship of the Journal of Spanish Language Media.

The new editor for the journal is Dr. Kent Wilkinson, Director of the Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication. Texas Tech University will oversee publication of Volume 7 in January, 2014.

The new email address for correspondence with the Journal is

We recognize and thank founding editor Dr. Alan Albarran and Ms. Christine Paswan of the Center for Spanish Language Media at The University of North Texas for their effort and dedication to the journal from its launch in 2008 through the publication of Volume 6 in 2013.

Submit your work

Please consider submitting your work for future issues of the Journal. The Journal of Spanish Language Media is open to all theoretical and methodological approaches, as long as the paper has some relationship to Spanish Language media, either in the United States, Latin America or Spain. Submissions must be in English.

2013 Call for Papers

Submission Guidelines

  1. Authors should submit their complete manuscript as an attached file in Microsoft Word format to
  2. Please double-space the manuscript. Manuscripts should conform to the 6th edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) style manual.
  3. A cover page must include the name, affiliation, professional rank/title, mailing address, email address and telephone number for each author. In order to preserve the integrity of the peer review process, identifying information should not appear in the abstract or body of the manuscript.
  4. Please provide an abstract of no more than 150 words following the title page. For submissions in Spanish (see below) please include an English abstract of no more than 300 words in addition to 150 words in Spanish.
  5. The majority of published articles will be in English. A limited number of articles will be published in Spanish, especially those focusing on media outside the U.S.
  6. While JSLM’s electronic format facilitates inclusion of images, audio, video, etc., authors are responsible for obtaining permissions from copyright holders for reproducing any previously published material.