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- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point Cambria; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses).
- All images, illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. Images, etc are labelled as specified in guidelines
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
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Popular Entertainment Studies ISSN 1837-9303