International Journal of Communication

Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
1
Articles published last year
362
Manuscripts received last year
866
% accepted last year
13
% immediately rejected last year
n/a
Open access status
open access
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor
Two-year impact factor
0.71
Disciplines: Communication, History

Aims and scope

The editor has not yet provided this information.

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 3 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 2.5 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 3.9 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.3 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.7 compare →
Quality of review reports 3.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 4.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 2.7 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 13.1 weeks. Overall rating: 1 (bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
Rejecting a paper after a revision because the contribution to the filed is not sufficient is very disappointing. Why did you ask for a revision indeed?