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


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.



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Plagiarism Checker

To check the possibility of plagiarism manuscript is submitted using the application Turnitin

Every manuscript submitted to this journal has to be checked with similarity level result maximum 25 %