Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Wacana: Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Komunikasi focuses on writings that contains research and contemporary thinking in the field of Communication Studies in various angles/ perspectives. include:
- Communication sciences
- Public Relations
- Media
- Advertising
- Cultural Studies
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT)


 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the chief editorial will be send to section editor through Initial Review processes. Then, the articles will be sent to the peer reviewers to get Double-Blind Peer Review Process.
  1. Every Submitted manuscript will go thorugh blind review process.
  2. The review process considering the novelty, objectivity, methodology, scientific impact, conclusions, and references
  3. Reviewers have to provide written feedback in a timely manner on the benefits of scientific and scientific value of the work
  4. Avoid personal comments or criticism
  5. Notify the editor immediately if unable to review in a timely manner and if possible, provide the names of other potential reviewers
  6. Pay attention to ethical concerns, such as the substantial similarity between the last text and any text papers published or submitted to another journal.
  7. Ensure that articles published comply with the standards of the journal
  8. Protect readers from incorrect or flawed research and studies that can not be validated by others.

 

Publication Frequency

Wacana: Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Komunikasi published twice a year (biannual) in June and December.

 

Open Access Policy

Wacana, Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Komunikasi  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.

 

Publication Ethics

Our ethic statements are based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

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Publication decisions
The editor is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published.
The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play
An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

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

Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.
 

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

Promptness
Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality
Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement 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 of reports of original research 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. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

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.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources
Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.

The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other 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.

 

Plagiarism Check

Every article that submitted into this journal will be checked and screened for Plagiarism using plagiarisma checker.

 

Reference

Writing Reference using software Mendeley

 

Author Fees

Wacana: Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Komunikasi charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

 

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (IDR)
No needed the payment for the Fast-Track Review. Presently Wacana: Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Komunikasi does not apply Fast-Track Review.

 

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will NOT be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

Presently  Wacana: Jurnal Ilmiah Ilmu Komunikasi does not apply Article Publication Charge.

 

Digital Archiving

This journal utilizes the Indonesia One Search (IOS)Garuda 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. And Open Journal Systems supports the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) system to ensure secure and permanent preservation of your journal.

 

The Originality of Journal Articles

Quotations must be identical to the original, using a narrow segment of the source. They must match the source document word for word and must be attributed to the original author. Paraphrasing involves putting a passage from source material into your own words.
A paraphrase must also be attributed to the original source. Paraphrased material is usually shorter than the original passage, taking a somewhat broader segment of the source and condensing it slightly.
Summarizing involves putting the main idea(s) into your own words, including only the main point(s). Once again, it is necessary to attribute summarized ideas to the original source. Summaries are significantly shorter than the original and take a broad overview of the source material.

 

Privacy Statement

Author's name and email will be used only for journal publication only. It will not be abused by other parties for spesific purpose.