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Journal of Communication

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

7.00

h-Index

2022-2023

 156

Rank

2022-2023

 808

SJR

2022-2023

 2.605

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Journal of Communication
Abbreviation J. Commun.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Communication (Q1); Linguistics and Language (Q1)
h-index 156
Overall Rank/Ranking 808
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.605
Impact Score 7.00
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Country United States
ISSN 00219916, 14602466
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1951-2021




Aim and Scope


The Journal of Communication is the flagship journal of the International Communication Association and an essential publication for all communications specialists and policy makers. The Journal of Communication concentrates on communication research, practice, policy, and theory, bringing to its readers the latest, broadest, and most important findings in the field of communication studies. The Journal of Communication also features an extensive book review section, and the symposia of selected studies on current issues.


About Journal of Communication


Journal of Communication is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Communication (Q1); Linguistics and Language (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Journal of Communication is 808. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.605. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 156. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Communication journal is 00219916, 14602466. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Journal of Communication is cited by a total of 703 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Journal of Communication Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Communication is 7.00, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Journal of Communication IF is increased by a factor of 3.19 and approximate percentage change is 83.73% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Journal of Communication Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Communication is 7.00. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Journal of Communication. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 7.00
2021 3.81
2020 4.81
2019 4.90
2018 3.80
2017 3.51
2016 4.86
2015 4.02
2014 5.49

Journal of Communication h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Communication has an h-index of 156. It means 156 articles of this journal have more than 156 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Journal of Communication ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Communication is 00219916, 14602466. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Journal of Communication Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Communication is 808. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.605. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Journal of Communication by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.605
2021 2.580
2020 3.752
2019 3.259
2018 2.670
2017 4.411
2016 2.735
2015 3.756
2014 3.407

Ranking of Journal of Communication by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 808
2021 789
2020 439
2019 569
2018 818
2017 357
2016 771
2015 429
2014 521

Journal of Communication Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Communication is published by Wiley-Blackwell. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1951-2021. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Journal of Communication is J. Commun.. This abbreviation ('J. Commun.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Journal of Communication


If your research field is/are related to Communication (Q1); Linguistics and Language (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Journal of Communication?

Journal of Communication latest impact IF is 7.00. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 7.00 (2022) and 3.51 (2017), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 4.69 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Journal of Communication?

The Journal of Communication has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.605, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 4.411 in 2017 and the lowest being 2.580 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Journal of Communication over the previous 9-year period stands at 4.69.


What's the latest h-index of the Journal of Communication?

The latest h-index of the Journal of Communication is 156.


Who's the publisher of the Journal of Communication?

The Journal of Communication is published by the Wiley-Blackwell, with its country of publication being the United States.


What's the current ranking of the Journal of Communication?

The Journal of Communication is currently ranked 808 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 357 in 2017 and its lowest position of 818 in 2018.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Journal of Communication?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Journal of Communication is J. Commun..


Is the "Journal of Communication" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Journal of Communication is classified as a journal that the Wiley-Blackwell publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Journal of Communication?

The Journal of Communication encompasses the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Linguistics and Language

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Journal of Communication?

The Journal of Communication is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 00219916, 14602466.


What's the best quartile of the Journal of Communication?

The best quartile for the Journal of Communication is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Journal of Communication?

The Journal of Communication coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1951-2021.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Journal of Communication

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 7.00
2021 3.81
2020 4.81
2019 4.90
2018 3.80
2017 3.51
2016 4.86
2015 4.02
2014 5.49



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