Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Media, Culture and Society

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

SAGE Publications Ltd

H-Index

73

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

01634437, 14603675

Coverage

1979-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

mcsarticles2017@gmail.com

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. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Communication2020Q1
Communication2021Q1
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
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
Sociology and Political Science2021Q1
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
20201.673
20211.554
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199939
200046
200144
200244
200344
200448
200547
200644
200750
200846
200954
201056
201173
201266
201372
201474
201581
201680
201779
201890
201977
2020102
2021117
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)19990.717
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.723
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.928
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.698
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.930
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.782
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.179
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.434
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.202
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.249
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.257
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.331
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.052
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20214.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.717
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.481
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.701
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.846
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.993
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.504
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.723
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.814
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.731
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.322
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.970
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.907
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.544
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.576
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.389
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.489
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.830
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.804
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.505
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.628
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.390
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.645
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.814
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.795
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.697
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.820
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.527
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.988
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.687
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 Cites201122
Self Cites201222
Self Cites201314
Self Cites201428
Self Cites201527
Self Cites201639
Self Cites201717
Self Cites201832
Self Cites201928
Self Cites202050
Self Cites202175
Total Cites199986
Total Cites200062
Total Cites200166
Total Cites200262
Total Cites200394
Total Cites2004121
Total Cites2005115
Total Cites2006138
Total Cites2007209
Total Cites2008243
Total Cites2009254
Total Cites2010239
Total Cites2011270
Total Cites2012393
Total Cites2013436
Total Cites2014478
Total Cites2015408
Total Cites2016527
Total Cites2017463
Total Cites2018560
Total Cites2019629
Total Cites2020790
Total Cites20211051
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 document20000.473
External Cites per document20010.425
External Cites per document20020.449
External Cites per document20030.636
External Cites per document20040.942
External Cites per document20050.908
External Cites per document20061.056
External Cites per document20071.519
External Cites per document20081.654
External Cites per document20091.752
External Cites per document20101.657
External Cites per document20111.734
External Cites per document20122.120
External Cites per document20132.221
External Cites per document20142.206
External Cites per document20151.877
External Cites per document20162.280
External Cites per document20171.956
External Cites per document20182.256
External Cites per document20192.504
External Cites per document20203.122
External Cites per document20213.739
Cites per document19990.717
Cites per document20000.521
Cites per document20010.528
Cites per document20020.481
Cites per document20030.701
Cites per document20040.917
Cites per document20050.846
Cites per document20060.993
Cites per document20071.504
Cites per document20081.723
Cites per document20091.814
Cites per document20101.593
Cites per document20111.731
Cites per document20122.148
Cites per document20132.236
Cites per document20142.265
Cites per document20151.925
Cites per document20162.322
Cites per document20171.970
Cites per document20182.333
Cites per document20192.526
Cites per document20203.211
Cites per document20213.907
% 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
200823.91
200912.96
20103.57
20115.48
20126.06
201313.89
201410.81
201512.35
20166.25
201710.13
20188.89
201918.18
202016.67
202111.97
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 documents20097
Non-citable documents201010
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents20128
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents201613
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20199
Non-citable documents20209
Non-citable documents20218
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 documents2018234
Citable documents2019240
Citable documents2020237
Citable documents2021261
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 documents200076
Uncited documents200186
Uncited documents200287
Uncited documents200379
Uncited documents200471
Uncited documents200578
Uncited documents200675
Uncited documents200746
Uncited documents200860
Uncited documents200947
Uncited documents201063
Uncited documents201153
Uncited documents201257
Uncited documents201356
Uncited documents201461
Uncited documents201574
Uncited documents201673
Uncited documents201783
Uncited documents201881
Uncited documents201967
Uncited documents202061
Uncited documents202165
Cited documents199942
Cited documents200043
Cited documents200139
Cited documents200242
Cited documents200355
Cited documents200461
Cited documents200558
Cited documents200664
Cited documents200793
Cited documents200881
Cited documents200993
Cited documents201087
Cited documents2011103
Cited documents2012126
Cited documents2013139
Cited documents2014150
Cited documents2015138
Cited documents2016154
Cited documents2017152
Cited documents2018159
Cited documents2019182
Cited documents2020185
Cited documents2021204
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