Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal Komunikasi is a peer-review journal published by Department of Communication Universitas Islam Indonesia, Yogyakarta. We welcome all contributions on the following topics:

  • Media studies
  • Mass communication and journalism 
  • Strategic communication
  • New Media

The article that uses critical theories/perspectives and encourages the spirit of empowerment would be more preferred.

 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

In the first stage of review, all articles will be reviewed based on the journal's scope and Author Guidelines. Manuscripts that meet both conditions will be forwarded to the section editor. All journal manuscripts that meet these two prerequisites will be checked for plagiarism checker process through iThenticate and Turnitin. Manuscripts with a plagiarism rate of more than 25% will be rejected automatically.

After plagiarism check, Section Editors will receive the manuscripts and send it to Reviewers that had been selected by Section Editors. The manuscripts will be blindly reviewed by two experts in the field of study (double-blind review).

Final decision of publication will be made by the Editor's meeting. The decision that based on the advice of the reviewers could categorized into: (1) acceptable without revisions; (2) acceptable for publications after minor revisions; (3) acceptable for publication after major revisions; and (4) reject.

 

Publication Frequency

The journal publishes two issues in one volume a year. The issues are expected to be published in April and October of each year. Authors' manuscript submission will remain at least six months (after submitting) for reviewing process.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the national library (Garuda Dikti) to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.