Appeals and Complaints

Forum Multimedia Publishing adheres to COPE guidelines regarding appeals to editorial decisions and complaints. Where an author believes that an editor has made an error in declining a paper, they may submit an appeal ( The appeal letter should clearly state the reasons why the author considers the decision to be incorrect and provide detailed, specific responses to any comments relating to the rejection of the review. Further advice from members of the journal’s Editorial Advisory Panel and external experts will be sought regarding eligibility for re-review. If the authors believe they can sufficiently revise to satisfy all the concerns raised by the editor and any reviewers, there is no need to appeal and rather the authors may resubmit their revised article with a full response to the previous reviews.