Studies in Media and Communication

Studies in Media and Communication (ISSN: 2325-8071; E-ISSN: 2325-808X) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by Redfame Publishing. The journal is published semiannually in both print and online versions. The journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.

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SMC aims to promote excellence through dissemination of high-quality research findings, specialist knowledge, and discussion of professional issues that reflect the diversity of this field.

The focuses and scopes of the journal include:

  • Applied Communication
  • Communication Education
  • Communication Theory
  • Electronic Media
  • Environmental Communication
  • Health Communication
  • International and Intercultural Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Language and Social Interaction
  • Legal Communication
  • Mass Communication and Media Literacy
  • Mass Media
  • Organizational Communication
  • Political Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Semiotics
  • Small Group Communication
  • Speech Communication
  • Theatre and Drama
  • Visual Communication

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Provides DOIs at the article level:

Each paper published in Studies in Media and Communication is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Publication Policies

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Submission Preparation

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

- Please read the Author Guide before you submit a manuscript.

- 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 file format.

- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guide.

- Add DOIs and persistent links to those references that have DOIs, please see the Author Guide.

- If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Processing Charge: 300USD/article.

- Copyrights for articles published in this journal are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.

Start a New Submission

  • Option 1: Click Here to submit a manuscript online. 
  • Option 2: Send your manuscript and supplements (if applicable) to E-mail: smc@redfame.com

Announcements

 

SMC Indexed in ERA

 
Studies in Media and Communication (SMC) has been indexed in ERA, Excellence in Research for Australia, Australia’s national research evaluation framework. ERA identifies and promotes excellence across the full spectrum of research activity in Australia’s higher education institutions.  
Posted: 2019-06-20 More...
 

SMC, Vol. 7, No. 2, December 2019: Call for Papers

 
Studies in Media and Communication is calling for submissions to the Vol. 7, No. 2, December 2019 issue (Deadline: November 5, 2019). If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to this journal, please review the About the Journal page for the journal’s section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines to see how to submit a manuscript to Redfame journals. For questions, please contact smc@redfame.com.  
Posted: 2019-06-18 More...
 

SMC Statistics Report 2018

 
Articles Received: 52  
Articles Accepted: 23  
Articles Rejected: 29
Articles Retracted: 0    
Articles Published: 16   
Acceptance Rate: 44.23%
 
Posted: 2019-02-18 More...
 

SMC, Vol. 7, No. 1, June 2019: Call for Papers

 
Studies in Media and Communication is calling for submissions to the Vol. 7, No. 1, June 2019 issue (Deadline: June 5, 2019). If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to this journal, please review the About the Journal page for the journal’s section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines to see how to submit a manuscript to Redfame journals. For questions, please contact smc@redfame.com.  
Posted: 2019-01-02 More...
 

2017 Top Journals in Media Ranked by h5-index

 

As of Dec. 2016, there are more than 25,000 open access journals (OA) published around the world and only about 5200 journals are indexed by Google Scholar Metrics (h5 index) as of June 2017. To help researchers and publishers learn more about open access (OA) journals, the team of Open Access Library released the latest version of rankings for open access journals in August 2017.

The h5-index for the journal "Studies in Media and Communication" published by Redfame Publishing is 7, ranked 8th in the top open access journals matching Media. Please find the details at http://www.oalib.com/rank/showJournalRank?keywords=Media

 
Posted: 2018-07-11 More...
 
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Vol 7, No 2 (2019): [In Progress]

Studies in Media and Communication, Vol. 7, No. 2, December 2019

Table of Contents

Articles

Noah J. Wescombe
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1-8
Vivian Romeu, Maylen Alvarez
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9-19
Thomas Anomoaphe Alemoh, Comfort Ojoma Ukwela
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20-29