Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Studi Komunikasi a double blind peer-reviewed journal, explores critical and constructive inquiries into wide range of fields of study on Communication Science that include culture, religion, media, gender, public policy, development, environment, disaster, and tourism, with emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches: Humanities and Social sciences. It addresses issues with interdisciplinary perspectives

 

Section Policies

Editorial Corner

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Articles

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Book Review

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Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to Jurnal Studi Komunikasi must comply with the journal requirements (see author guidelines) for reviews. They are independently reviewed by two or more external reviewers in the form of double blind review. The reviewers may recommend for publication without revision, with major/minor revision, or rejection. Decision for publication and rejection is based on the reviewers’ reports and recommendations. Under certain circumstances, the editors may require another review before decision is made. 

 

Open Access Policy

Jurnal Studi Komunikasi provides immediate open access to its content. It carries the principle that making research free (downloadable) and available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the Indonesia One Search (IOS)Indonesian Scientific Journal Database (ISJD), and Indonesian Publication Index (IPI) system 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.

 

 

 

Journal Description

Jurnal Studi Komunikasi: Indonesian Journal of Communication Studies, one of the journals published by Faculty of Communications Science Dr.Soetomo University, was established in January 2017. Jurnal Studi Komunikasi a blind peer-reviewed journal, explores critical and constructive inquiries into wide range of fields of study on Communication Science that include culture, religion, media, gender, public policy, development, environment, disaster, and tourism, with emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches: Humanities and Social sciences. It addresses issues with interdisciplinary perspectives. Each volume of the journal discusses a specific theme based on “Call for Papers”, through which scholars, from diverse disciplines, are invited to contribute.

 

Deskripsi Jurnal

Jurnal Studi Komunikasi, salah satu jurnal yang dikelola oleh Fakultas Ilmu Komunikasi Universitas dr. Soetomo Surabaya. Jurnal ini adalah Jurnal yang telah melalui proses review dari masing – masing mitra bestari kami, Jurnal Studi Komunikasi mengeksplorasi pertanyaan kritis yang konstruktif dalam berbagai bidang Studi Ilmu Komunikasi, termasuk di dalamnya kebudayaan, agama, media, gender, kebijakan publik, masalah pembangunan, Studi lingkungan, Studi bencana, dan pariwisata, dengan pendekatan Ilmu Komunikasi yang interdispliner.  Setiap volume dari jurnal ini mendiskusikan tema spesifik yang berdasar pada “Undangan untuk Menulis”, para akademisi dari beragam displin ilmu diundang turut serta untuk berkontribusi mengembangkan jurnal ini. 

 

Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

 

This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in Jurnal Studi Komunikasi: Indonesian Journal of Communications Studies, including the authors, the editors, the peer-reviewers and the publisher (Faculty of Communications Science, Dr. Soetomo University).

 


 

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Jurnal Studi Komunikasi: Indonesian Journal of Communications Studies is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the authors, the journal editors, the peer reviewers, the publisher and the society.  

 

Faculty of Communications Science, Dr. Soetomo University (FIKOM - UNITOMO) as publisher of this Journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, FIKOM UNITOMO and the editorial board of Jurnal Studi Komunikasi will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

 

Publication decisions 

The editor in chief of Jurnal Studi Komunikasi is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The decision is based on the recommendation of the journal’s editorial board members and reviewers. The journal abides by legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. The editor confers with the editorial team and reviewers in making this decision.

 

Copyright and Permissions


Jurnal Studi Komunikasi editors and readers have the right to expect that submitted work is the author's own, that it has not been plagiarized (i.e. taken from other authors without permission, if permission is required or proper citation of the original work) and that copyright has not been breached (for example, if figures or tables are reproduced). All the author should agree to our Copyright Notice. All the copyright of this Journal are held by Publisher. 



 

 

Non-Discrimination 

The editors and reviewers evaluate manuscripts for intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, and/or political philosophy of the authors.

 

Confidentiality 

The editor, reviewers, and editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, editorial team, and the publisher, as appropriate.

 

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest 

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by any of the editorial board members and reviewers in their own research.

 

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions 

The journal uses double-blind review process. The reviewers advise the editor-in-chief in making the editorial decision. The editor-in-chief communicates with authors, as required, and helps them in improving a quality of their research paper.

 

Promptness 

The journal editors are committed to providing timely review to the authors. If a reviewer does not submit his/her report in a timely manner, the paper is immediately sent to another qualified reviewer.

 

Confidentiality 

Manuscript content is treated with at most confidentiality. The journal uses double-blind process. Except for the editor-in-chief, the editors and reviewers cannot discuss the paper with any other person, including the authors.

 

Standards of Objectivity 

The editors and reviewers are required to evaluate papers based on the content. The review comment must be respectful of authors. The reviewers are required to justify their decision and recommendation.

 

Acknowledgment of Sources 

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

 

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest 

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

 

Duties of Authors

Reporting Standards 

Authors should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work wherever possible. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

 

Data Access and Retention 

Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review. They should be prepared to provide such data within a reasonable time.

 

Originality and Plagiarism 

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised.

 

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication 

When a paper is submitted for possible publication, the submitting author makes a written statement that the paper has not been published not it is currently under publication with any other journal. Simultaneous submission is considered unethical and is, therefore, unacceptable.

 

Acknowledgment of Sources 

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others is required. Authors must cite publications that have led to the authors’ current research.

 

Authorship of the Paper 

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the research reported in the manuscript. The corresponding author has a responsibility to keep co-authors posted with the review process. If accepted, all authors are required to give a signed statement that the research work is their original research work.

 

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects 

If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

 

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest 

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or another substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

 

Fundamental Errors in Published Works 

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

 


 

 

Screening for Plagiarism

Originality and Plagiarism

In publishing, Jurnal Studi Komunikasi strongly against any case of plagiarism on its own merits. Jurnal Studi Komunikasi commits to deterring plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised. Also, significant parts of the work have not been published. The author also respects entirely Author Guidelines of Jurnal Studi Komunikasi regarding to the redundant, duplicate or fraudulent publication.

Before the author submits the manuscript to Jurnal Studi Komunikasi please al least to check first for using plagiarism checker. When submitting a published article for an originality check, Jurnal Studi Komunikasi recommends using Viper Plagiarism Scanner from http://www.scanmyessay.com/. It is totally free and easy to use step-by-step process. Before using Viper for the first time, we highly recommend that the author reads the instruction to use this plagiarism detector.

*Please notice that Jurnal Studi Komunikasi does not affiliate with Viper Plagiarism Scanner.


The Article has not been published in other media and does not contain elements of plagiarism. We recommend that the authors should use reference management software, for the example EndNote or Mendeley. The writing format systems of a bibliography and references for Jurnal Studi Komunikasi are using Harvard Writing Style

 

Article Processing Charge

For manuscript submitted after 1 January 2018, this journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication & Processing:

1. Professor: SGD 125

2. Lecturer Non-professor: SGD 60

3. Students: SGD 25


If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

Payment with another currency should be equivalent to exact amount of Publication Fee in Singaporean Dollars