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Estudios Sobre el Mensaje Periodisticoopen access

Country Spain  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Spain
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Publisher Universidad Complutense de Madrid  - SIR iconSCImago Institutions Ranking
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19882696, 11341629
Scope Estudios sobre el Mensaje Periodístico (ISSN 1134-1629, ISSN-e 1988-2696) is a three monthly scientific journal that attempts to encourage research into the expressive forms and social functions of journalism. It publishes its articles in Spanish although it also accepts works in other widely-used languages such as English and French. It is divided into three sections: Studies, a section devoted to a specific especially relevant topic proposed each year by the journal's Editorial Board; Research and Documents, a section devoted to works that meet the aforementioned aims of the journal; and Bibliography, a section that compiles criticism and reviews on works that tackle any important aspect of communicative journalism work.


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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.


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.

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.192
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.349
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.287
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.413
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.256
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.291
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.307
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.246
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.192
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.349
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.287
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.398
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.255
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.268
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.251
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.349
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.390
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.189
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.178
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.196
Total 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.

Self Cites20100
Self Cites20112
Self Cites201212
Self Cites201317
Self Cites201432
Self Cites201517
Self Cites201619
Self Cites201724
Self Cites201813
Self Cites201913
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20115
Total Cites201222
Total Cites201360
Total Cites2014140
Total Cites2015121
Total Cites2016112
Total Cites201780
Total Cites201864
Total Cites201956
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.

External Cites per document20100
External Cites per document20110.115
External Cites per document20120.159
External Cites per document20130.206
External Cites per document20140.307
External Cites per document20150.219
External Cites per document20160.222
External Cites per document20170.176
External Cites per document20180.206
External Cites per document20190.163
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.192
Cites per document20120.349
Cites per document20130.287
Cites per document20140.398
Cites per document20150.255
Cites per document20160.268
Cites per document20170.251
Cites per document20180.259
Cites per document20190.212
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents201414
Non-citable documents201514
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20195
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201126
Citable documents201263
Citable documents2013209
Citable documents2014352
Citable documents2015474
Citable documents2016418
Citable documents2017319
Citable documents2018247
Citable documents2019264
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.

Uncited documents20100
Uncited documents201124
Uncited documents201247
Uncited documents2013181
Uncited documents2014289
Uncited documents2015398
Uncited documents2016344
Uncited documents2017264
Uncited documents2018200
Uncited documents2019221
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20112
Cited documents201218
Cited documents201336
Cited documents201477
Cited documents201590
Cited documents201684
Cited documents201761
Cited documents201853
Cited documents201948
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