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Media, Culture and Society

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
64
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN01634437, 14603675
Coverage1979-2020
Scope Media, Culture & Society provides a major international, peer-reviewed 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
Communication2019Q1
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
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
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
20191.349
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)19990.796
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.781
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.519
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.577
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.790
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.084
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.018
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.140
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.788
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.932
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.901
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.227
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.349
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.224
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.796
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.555
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.550
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.472
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.729
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.967
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.950
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.113
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.611
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.787
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.797
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.860
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.171
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.153
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.936
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.170
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.758
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.518
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.896
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.913
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.931
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.580
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.685
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.236
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.467
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.725
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.815
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.993
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.702
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.825
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.691
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.840
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.057
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.888
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 Cites200710
Self Cites200818
Self Cites200921
Self Cites20107
Self Cites201123
Self Cites201225
Self Cites201314
Self Cites201428
Self Cites201527
Self Cites201639
Self Cites201717
Self Cites201832
Self Cites201943
Total Cites199986
Total Cites200061
Total Cites200166
Total Cites200260
Total Cites200394
Total Cites2004116
Total Cites2005114
Total Cites2006138
Total Cites2007211
Total Cites2008243
Total Cites2009239
Total Cites2010226
Total Cites2011266
Total Cites2012380
Total Cites2013409
Total Cites2014462
Total Cites2015393
Total Cites2016501
Total Cites2017456
Total Cites2018510
Total Cites2019662
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 document19990.741
External Cites per document20000.464
External Cites per document20010.425
External Cites per document20020.433
External Cites per document20030.636
External Cites per document20040.900
External Cites per document20050.900
External Cites per document20061.056
External Cites per document20071.534
External Cites per document20081.654
External Cites per document20091.639
External Cites per document20101.564
External Cites per document20111.699
External Cites per document20122.029
External Cites per document20132.079
External Cites per document20142.127
External Cites per document20151.803
External Cites per document20162.159
External Cites per document20171.925
External Cites per document20182.034
External Cites per document20192.579
Cites per document19990.796
Cites per document20000.555
Cites per document20010.550
Cites per document20020.472
Cites per document20030.729
Cites per document20040.967
Cites per document20050.950
Cites per document20061.113
Cites per document20071.611
Cites per document20081.787
Cites per document20091.797
Cites per document20101.614
Cites per document20111.860
Cites per document20122.171
Cites per document20132.153
Cites per document20142.265
Cites per document20151.936
Cites per document20162.341
Cites per document20172.000
Cites per document20182.170
Cites per document20192.758
% 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
20026.82
20030.00
20044.17
20058.51
20069.09
200722.00
200823.40
200912.73
20103.57
20115.41
20125.88
201313.89
201410.53
201512.35
20166.10
20179.64
201810.00
201915.53
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 documents20035
Non-citable documents200412
Non-citable documents200516
Non-citable documents200615
Non-citable documents20078
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents20098
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201115
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents201513
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents201711
Non-citable documents201811
Non-citable documents201915
Citable documents1999108
Citable documents2000110
Citable documents2001120
Citable documents2002127
Citable documents2003129
Citable documents2004120
Citable documents2005120
Citable documents2006124
Citable documents2007131
Citable documents2008136
Citable documents2009133
Citable documents2010140
Citable documents2011143
Citable documents2012175
Citable documents2013190
Citable documents2014204
Citable documents2015203
Citable documents2016214
Citable documents2017228
Citable documents2018235
Citable documents2019240
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 documents199978
Uncited documents200077
Uncited documents200186
Uncited documents200287
Uncited documents200379
Uncited documents200472
Uncited documents200579
Uncited documents200675
Uncited documents200746
Uncited documents200860
Uncited documents200950
Uncited documents201065
Uncited documents201155
Uncited documents201261
Uncited documents201361
Uncited documents201466
Uncited documents201583
Uncited documents201676
Uncited documents201787
Uncited documents201893
Uncited documents201966
Cited documents199942
Cited documents200042
Cited documents200139
Cited documents200242
Cited documents200355
Cited documents200460
Cited documents200557
Cited documents200664
Cited documents200793
Cited documents200881
Cited documents200991
Cited documents201087
Cited documents2011103
Cited documents2012124
Cited documents2013137
Cited documents2014148
Cited documents2015133
Cited documents2016153
Cited documents2017152
Cited documents2018153
Cited documents2019189
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