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

The journal is included in:

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: 600USD/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:



SMC, Vol. 11, No. 7, December 2023: Call for Papers

Studies in Media and Communication is calling for submissions to the Vol. 11, No. 7, December 2023 issue (Deadline: October 20, 2023). 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  
Posted: 2023-08-02 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 11, No 7 (2023): [In Progress]

Studies in Media and Communication, Vol. 11, No. 7, December 2023

Table of Contents


Muhammad Akbar, Alem Febri Sonni, S. Suhasman, Siti Rabiatul Adawiyah, Yusmanizar Ib Herald
Xiaomeng Zhang, Nurul Ain Mohd Hasan, Hani Salwah Yaakup, Ng Chwee Fang
Haixiao Kong, Mastura Mahamed, Zulhamri Abdullah, Wan Anita Wan Abas
Tyanai Masiya, Stellah Lubinga
Firly Annisa, Dyna Herlina Suwarto
Dewi Kurniawati
Ronald Maraden Parlindungan Silalahi, Nugraheni Widianingtyas, Murniati Murniati, Jessica Novia, Fauzaan Akmal Sanjaya, Gina Karlin
Yubo Shao, Jamal Rizal Razali, Hasmadi Hassan, Bo Pan
Taewoo Kang
Larysa Movchun, Nataliia Didenko, Petro Katerynych, Mariia Th. Deneka, Liudmyla Yuldasheva
Neo Ligaraba, Tinashe Chuchu
Abdul Qayoum Safi, Herlina Agustin, Edwin Rizal
Serhii Lysenko, Oleg Marukhovskyi, Andrii Krap, Sergii Illiuschenko, Oksana Pochapska