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Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10776990
Coverage1955-1974, 1976-1986, 1988-1990, 1992-1993, 1995-ongoing
Scope Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly focuses on research in journalism and mass communication. Each issue features reports of original investigation, presenting the latest developments in theory and methodology of communication, international communication, journalism history, and social and legal problems. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly also contains book reviews. Refereed. Published four times a year.

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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
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q1
Communication2002Q1
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q1
Communication2005Q1
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q2
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
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
19990.983
20000.776
20010.593
20020.829
20030.732
20040.645
20050.845
20060.763
20070.971
20080.783
20090.810
20100.959
20110.604
20120.952
20130.834
20140.949
20151.100
20161.052
20171.484
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)19990.728
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.912
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.511
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.369
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.320
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.578
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.586
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.524
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.295
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.461
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.716
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.918
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.224
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.728
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.697
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.901
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.165
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.969
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.985
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.234
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.112
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.213
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.360
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.520
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.640
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.894
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.598
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.567
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.795
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.570
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.778
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.337
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.795
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.881
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.927
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.303
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.609
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.786
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.620
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.753
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 Cites199922
Self Cites200029
Self Cites200135
Self Cites200228
Self Cites200333
Self Cites200425
Self Cites200523
Self Cites200632
Self Cites200716
Self Cites200819
Self Cites200918
Self Cites201025
Self Cites201110
Self Cites201216
Self Cites20133
Self Cites201410
Self Cites201532
Self Cites201617
Self Cites201728
Total Cites1999118
Total Cites2000101
Total Cites200193
Total Cites2002118
Total Cites2003155
Total Cites2004127
Total Cites2005133
Total Cites2006176
Total Cites2007172
Total Cites2008158
Total Cites2009139
Total Cites2010148
Total Cites2011142
Total Cites2012151
Total Cites2013152
Total Cites2014164
Total Cites2015223
Total Cites2016214
Total Cites2017261
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 document19990.593
External Cites per document20000.497
External Cites per document20010.411
External Cites per document20020.687
External Cites per document20030.917
External Cites per document20040.779
External Cites per document20050.815
External Cites per document20061.075
External Cites per document20071.173
External Cites per document20081.086
External Cites per document20090.968
External Cites per document20101.008
External Cites per document20111.138
External Cites per document20121.216
External Cites per document20131.490
External Cites per document20141.540
External Cites per document20151.910
External Cites per document20161.743
External Cites per document20171.806
Cites per document19990.728
Cites per document20000.697
Cites per document20010.660
Cites per document20020.901
Cites per document20031.165
Cites per document20040.969
Cites per document20050.985
Cites per document20061.313
Cites per document20071.293
Cites per document20081.234
Cites per document20091.112
Cites per document20101.213
Cites per document20111.224
Cites per document20121.360
Cites per document20131.520
Cites per document20141.640
Cites per document20152.230
Cites per document20161.894
Cites per document20172.023
% 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
19990.00
20006.38
20010.00
20020.00
20038.70
20046.38
200510.00
20068.51
20074.44
200811.36
20096.82
201013.89
201112.82
201213.33
20138.57
20147.69
201517.78
20167.69
201714.67
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 documents19996
Non-citable documents20005
Non-citable documents20014
Non-citable documents20023
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20069
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200814
Non-citable documents200911
Non-citable documents201011
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents20128
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20177
Citable documents1999162
Citable documents2000145
Citable documents2001141
Citable documents2002131
Citable documents2003133
Citable documents2004131
Citable documents2005135
Citable documents2006134
Citable documents2007133
Citable documents2008128
Citable documents2009125
Citable documents2010122
Citable documents2011116
Citable documents2012111
Citable documents2013100
Citable documents2014100
Citable documents2015100
Citable documents2016113
Citable documents2017129
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 documents199997
Uncited documents200091
Uncited documents200194
Uncited documents200280
Uncited documents200376
Uncited documents200470
Uncited documents200574
Uncited documents200665
Uncited documents200779
Uncited documents200872
Uncited documents200967
Uncited documents201069
Uncited documents201159
Uncited documents201262
Uncited documents201346
Uncited documents201440
Uncited documents201532
Uncited documents201639
Uncited documents201745
Cited documents199971
Cited documents200059
Cited documents200151
Cited documents200254
Cited documents200360
Cited documents200465
Cited documents200565
Cited documents200678
Cited documents200765
Cited documents200870
Cited documents200969
Cited documents201064
Cited documents201165
Cited documents201257
Cited documents201359
Cited documents201464
Cited documents201572
Cited documents201680
Cited documents201791
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