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Open Access Policy

All documents / contents / materials included in the Communication Papers journal are subject to a Creative Commons by-nc-nd license, which allows copying and redistributing documents as long as it is not for commercial purposes. Communication Papers has no APC's, page charges, or submission charges. Communication Papers does not charge authors or their institutions for publishing their work and do not solicit or accept payment for contributions.

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When the article has been accepted for publication, the author(s) are asked to transfer the ownership of his/her article to the Communication Papers. Transfer of copyright is the precondition of publication in Communication Papers; however, the author(s) retain the following non-exclusive rights:

a.) To make the article available on the website, provided that the manuscript is not sold for a profit by Communication Papers, complete bibliographic details, is referenced.

b.) To produce, reproduce, use, create, distribute derivative works and display the article publicly in electronic and/or print form in parallel with the author’s academic and other professional activities, provided by Communication Papers, complete bibliographic details, is referenced.

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Communication Papers (Media Literacy & Gender Studies) by the name of the work's author is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).

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Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, andindicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.