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
  • 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: 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.

NOTE:
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 (ithenticate.com).
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: smc@redfame.com

Announcements

 

Changes to Article Processing Charges (APC)

 

Effective the 1st July 2022, the Studies in Media and Communication will increase its’ APC from $300.00 USD to $500.00 USD per article. These additional costs will go towards enhancing the quality of services the Studies in Media and Communication offers to its authors and readers.

These new charges will not apply to manuscripts submitted before the 1st of July 2022 whose APCs are paid before the 15th of July 2022. However, the new charges will apply to manuscripts submitted before the 1st of July 2022 whose APCs are not paid before the 15th of July 2022.

 
Posted: 2022-06-21 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...
 

SMC, Vol. 10, No. 2, December 2022: Call for Papers

 
Studies in Media and Communication is calling for submissions to the Vol. 10, No. 2, December 2022 issue (Deadline: November 5, 2022). 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: 2022-05-13 More...
 

SMC Statistics Report 2021

 
Articles Received: 46  
Articles Accepted: 17 
Articles Rejected: 29
Articles Retracted: 0    
Articles Published: 15   
Acceptance Rate: 36.96%
 
Posted: 2022-01-25 More...
 

Reviewer Recruitment

 

Requirements

1. Possess a doctoral degree in a discipline related closely to the journal 
2. Hold a teaching or research position at a university or academic institution 
3. Be fluent in academic and professional English 
4. Have a strong interest in the scholarly journal 
5. Work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines
6. Reviewers are required to follow the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.

 
Posted: 2022-06-20 More...
 
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Vol 10, No 2 (2022): [In Progress]

Studies in Media and Communication, Vol. 10, No. 2, December 2022

Table of Contents

Articles

Ese Steven Umukoro, Joyce Ogho Ogwezi
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1-12
Yawei Chen, Abdul Muati Zamri Ahamd, Mastura Mahamed, Diyana Kasimon
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13-24
Edeinmene Arede, Majority Oji
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25-38
Joshua Aghogho Erubami, Philo Igue Okpeki, Edith Ugochi Ohaja, Uchenna Chijindu Anorue, Martins Ndubisi Ezugwu
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39-52
Nico Irawan, Pratiwi Retnaningdyah, Ali Mustofa
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53-64
Ľuboš Greguš, Anna Kačincová Predmerská, Jana Radošinská
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65-80
Yixuan Wu, Yumin Zou
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81-90