Winnipeg School of Communication

Open Access

The Winnipeg School of Communication is dedicated to the creation of knowledge and knowledge communities. Its journal, Winnsox, was created as an Open Access journal to foster knowledge sharing. It supports intellectual freedom, the freedom to write, and the freedom to read. Winnsox is fully independent of institutional funding, sponsorship, support, or regulation.

Open Readers

The contents of the journal are open to all readers on any screen device with an Internet connection anywhere in the world. Readers can access the journal without sharing personal information, payment, or subscription. Readers can download individual articles in PDF format for personal use, teaching, and research purposes. For more information on copyright and citation, see here. Google Analytics is used on the website to track basic readership trends. Readers maintain their privacy and anonymity in this process.

Open Writers

The journal is open to relevant article submissions and pitches by authors with expertise in its core areas of interest. Authors do not have to be affiliated with any institution, nor do they have to hold degrees or other institutional qualifications to be published in Winnsox. For greater transparency, Winnsox requires its authors to disclose to the editors whether or not their contribution is the result of or connected to institutionally supported and/or financed programs, and their institutional affiliation, if applicable. All published articles are refereed. Authors must adhere to rigorous standards of truth, accuracy, attribution, methodology, style, and tone. Editorial decisions are made in accordance with Canadian law, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the UN Declaration of Human Rights.

Want to submit or pitch an article to Winnsox? Check out our submission guidelines.