Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

  1.  Jurnal Ilmiah Komunikasi Makna is a Scientific Journal published by the Department of Communication, FBIK, Universitas Islam Sultan Agung  (UNISSULA) Semarang. Jurnal  Ilmiah Komunikasi Makna is intended to the national and international scholarly community. The aim of this journal is to publish high-quality articles dedicated to all aspects of the latest outstanding developments in the field of communication. Articles published are the results of research, bringing the new sights (scope) on Cultural Studies, Public Relations, and Media.Meanwhile, submitted papers are evaluated by double blind peer review for contribution, originality and relevance. Jurnal The Messenger are published twice a year in February and August (Regular Issues). It was first published in 2010.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

submitted papers are evaluated by double blind peer review for contribution, originality and relevance. The Editor shall inform you the result of the review in at least for 6 weeks.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Komunikasi Makna publish 2 kali dalam setahun pada bulan Februari dan Agustus

Jurnal Ilmiah Komunikasi Makna is scheduled for publication twice a year in February and August


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.


indexing and abstracting

Jurnal Imiah Komunikasi Makna has been indexed and abstracted by :


Plagiarism Screening

Manuscripts submitted to Jurnal Ilmiah Komunikasi Makna will be screened for plagiarism and self-plagiarism using TURNITIN and Google-based search engines. Depending on the level of originality and similarities with other documents, the managing editor will decide on whether to immediately reject the manuscripts, contact authors for further clarifications, or to proceed to the blind peer-review process.