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International Journal of Communication

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Duration first review round 2.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 3.3 mnths compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.5 compare →
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Quality of review reports 3.5 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.5 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 14.5 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Rejected.

It took 14 weeks to get a rejection, which is not as bad as some journals. However, it seems a bit lengthy given that the rejections were not extremely deep. The criticisms were not petty for the most part, but they had completely overridden the positive reviewer's feedback.

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Disciplines: Communication, History

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