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 quarterly in both print and online versions. The journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.


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
  • Digital Communication
  • 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: 1000USD/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.

The publisher and journal have a policy of "Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism". We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (
All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

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:



Notice for Article Processing Charge Adjustment


Effective 1 January 2024, the article processing charge will increase from 600.00USD to 1000.00USD. Manuscripts submitted on or after this date will be charged the new rate of 1000.00USD per article.

Manuscripts submitted in 2023 can take advantage of the old rate (600.00USD) if paid on or before January 31, 2024.

All 2023’s manuscripts unpaid by 31 January 2024 will be charged the new rate of 1000.00USD.

Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Posted: 2023-12-21 More...

Studies in Media and Communication Indexed ANVUR


We are pleased to announce that Studies in Media and Communication (ISSN 2325-8071 E-ISSN 2325-808X) has been indexed in ANVUR

Posted: 2023-11-24 More...

Recruitment for Reviewers

Studies in Media and Communication welcomes scientists and researchers to participate as peer reviewers. Excellent reviewers will be enrolled as Editorial Board Members and will be listed in the printed journal as well as the journal’s webpage. Please click here to find more details.  
Posted: 2023-03-05 More...

Studies in Media and Communication Indexed in Scopus


We are pleased to announce that Studies in Media and Communication (ISSN 2325-8071 E-ISSN 2325-808X) has been indexed in Scopus since 2021. Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, and is published by Elsevier B.V..

The Studies in Media and Communication editorial board congratulates everyone involved with the journal for their consistently hard work and attention. Thanks to all of you, the journal now enjoys a rising level of prestige in the publishing world.

Posted: 2022-06-15 More...
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Vol 12, No 2 (2024): [In Progress]

Studies in Media and Communication, Vol. 12, No. 2, June 2024

Table of Contents


Mohamad Ahmad Saleem Khasawneh
Valmora Gogo
Oleksandra Kovalova, Tetiana Shalman
Maria Brony, Mumtaz Aini Alivi, Md Azalanshah Md Syed, Nasrullah Dharejo
Xiaoyu Fan, Rosya Izyanie Shamshudeen, Mohamad Saleeh Rahamad
Alifiah Ghaniyyu Widyaningrum, Aida Vitayala Sjafri Hubeis, Sarwititi Sarwoprasodjo, Krishnarini Matindas
Maryam Ahmed Abualrish, Mohamad Ahmad Saleem Khasawneh
James E. Stobaugh, Sean Huss