Journal of Communication

The Journal of Communication (JOC) is the flagship journal of the International Communication Association and an essential publication for all communication specialists and policymakers. The Journal of Communication concentrates on communication research, practice, policy, and theory, bringing to its readers the latest, broadest, and most important findings in the field of communication studies. Journal of Communication also features an extensive book review section, and the symposia of selected studies on current issues. JOC publishes the best available scholarship on all aspects of communication. Since the journal seeks to be a general forum for communication scholarship, it is especially interested in research whose significance crosses disciplinary and sub-field boundaries. JOC’s current Impact Factor is 7.270*. In the Journal Citation Reports from Clarivate, 2021JOC is ranked 6th out of 94 journals in the communication category.