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Media, Culture and Society

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
59
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherSAGE Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN01634437
Coverage1979-ongoing
Scope Media, Culture & Society provides a major international forum for the presentation of research and discussion concerning the media, including the newer information and communication technologies, within their political, economic, cultural and historical contexts. It regularly engages with a wider range of issues in cultural and social analysis. Its focus is on substantive topics and on critique and innovation in theory and method. An interdisciplinary journal, it welcomes contributions in any relevant areas and from a worldwide authorship.

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Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Communication1999Q2
Communication2000Q2
Communication2001Q2
Communication2002Q2
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q2
Communication2005Q2
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Communication2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q2
Sociology and Political Science2000Q2
Sociology and Political Science2001Q2
Sociology and Political Science2002Q2
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19990.618
20000.337
20010.426
20020.435
20030.511
20040.549
20050.530
20060.595
20070.725
20080.860
20091.108
20100.712
20111.024
20121.252
20130.980
20141.250
20151.271
20161.095
20170.846
20181.149
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.731
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.774
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.481
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.552
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.772
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.969
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.767
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.069
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.874
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.302
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.202
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.336
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.276
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.731
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.545
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.525
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.449
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.705
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.942
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.519
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.767
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.694
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.511
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.809
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.159
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.215
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.921
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.318
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.939
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.225
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.360
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.518
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.870
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.874
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.466
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.659
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.213
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.725
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.808
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.979
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.803
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.671
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.790
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.088
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19996
Self Cites200010
Self Cites200115
Self Cites20025
Self Cites200312
Self Cites20048
Self Cites20056
Self Cites20067
Self Cites20079
Self Cites200814
Self Cites200920
Self Cites20104
Self Cites201123
Self Cites201225
Self Cites201314
Self Cites201428
Self Cites201527
Self Cites201639
Self Cites201717
Self Cites201840
Total Cites199979
Total Cites200060
Total Cites200163
Total Cites200257
Total Cites200391
Total Cites2004113
Total Cites2005111
Total Cites2006128
Total Cites2007199
Total Cites2008228
Total Cites2009210
Total Cites2010198
Total Cites2011255
Total Cites2012380
Total Cites2013403
Total Cites2014454
Total Cites2015390
Total Cites2016496
Total Cites2017444
Total Cites2018525
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.676
External Cites per document20000.455
External Cites per document20010.400
External Cites per document20020.409
External Cites per document20030.612
External Cites per document20040.875
External Cites per document20050.875
External Cites per document20060.976
External Cites per document20071.450
External Cites per document20081.659
External Cites per document20091.532
External Cites per document20101.481
External Cites per document20111.645
External Cites per document20122.017
External Cites per document20132.037
External Cites per document20142.078
External Cites per document20151.788
External Cites per document20162.136
External Cites per document20171.865
External Cites per document20182.055
Cites per document19990.731
Cites per document20000.545
Cites per document20010.525
Cites per document20020.449
Cites per document20030.705
Cites per document20040.942
Cites per document20050.925
Cites per document20061.032
Cites per document20071.519
Cites per document20081.767
Cites per document20091.694
Cites per document20101.511
Cites per document20111.809
Cites per document20122.159
Cites per document20132.110
Cites per document20142.215
Cites per document20151.921
Cites per document20162.318
Cites per document20171.939
Cites per document20182.225
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
19992.56
20004.35
20019.09
20026.67
20030.00
20044.17
20058.51
200611.36
200721.95
200825.00
200912.73
20103.57
20115.41
20125.88
201313.89
201410.53
201512.35
20166.10
20179.64
201811.76
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents199912
Non-citable documents20009
Non-citable documents20015
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20036
Non-citable documents200413
Non-citable documents200517
Non-citable documents200615
Non-citable documents20078
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents201114
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents201513
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents201810
Citable documents1999108
Citable documents2000110
Citable documents2001120
Citable documents2002127
Citable documents2003129
Citable documents2004120
Citable documents2005120
Citable documents2006124
Citable documents2007131
Citable documents2008129
Citable documents2009124
Citable documents2010131
Citable documents2011141
Citable documents2012176
Citable documents2013191
Citable documents2014205
Citable documents2015203
Citable documents2016214
Citable documents2017229
Citable documents2018236
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199981
Uncited documents200078
Uncited documents200186
Uncited documents200289
Uncited documents200380
Uncited documents200475
Uncited documents200581
Uncited documents200676
Uncited documents200749
Uncited documents200857
Uncited documents200943
Uncited documents201062
Uncited documents201155
Uncited documents201261
Uncited documents201362
Uncited documents201465
Uncited documents201583
Uncited documents201677
Uncited documents201788
Uncited documents201888
Cited documents199939
Cited documents200041
Cited documents200139
Cited documents200240
Cited documents200355
Cited documents200458
Cited documents200556
Cited documents200663
Cited documents200790
Cited documents200875
Cited documents200986
Cited documents201078
Cited documents2011100
Cited documents2012124
Cited documents2013136
Cited documents2014149
Cited documents2015133
Cited documents2016152
Cited documents2017151
Cited documents2018158
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