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Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
75
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN2161430X, 10776990
Coverage1955-1974, 1976-1986, 1988-1990, 1992-1993, 1995-2020
Scope Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (JMCQ) is the flagship journal of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). It is a quarterly, peer-reviewed ISI-ranked journal that focuses on research in journalism and mass communication. Established in 1924, JMCQ or the Quarterly is the oldest refereed scholarly journal in mass communication and provides leadership in scholarship for the field. It serves all the divisions and interest groups of AEJMC and publishes original articles and book reviews on topics including but not limited to theoretical and methodological developments in journalism and mass communication, international communication, media technologies and society, advertising, public relations, journalism history, media law and policy, media management and economics, political communication and health communication.

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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
Communication2018Q1
Communication2019Q1
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
20181.320
20191.655
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)19990.784
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.663
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.760
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.989
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.347
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.612
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.176
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.453
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.461
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.659
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.734
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.474
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.752
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.955
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.199
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.399
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.694
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.784
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.695
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.992
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.396
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.232
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.241
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.369
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.582
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.650
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.018
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.687
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.173
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.647
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.734
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.622
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.605
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.933
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.811
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.393
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.893
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.741
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.940
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.897
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.303
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.609
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.829
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.734
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.968
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.990
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
Self Cites201816
Self Cites201923
Total Cites1999127
Total Cites2000105
Total Cites200198
Total Cites2002130
Total Cites2003162
Total Cites2004139
Total Cites2005139
Total Cites2006187
Total Cites2007190
Total Cites2008164
Total Cites2009154
Total Cites2010151
Total Cites2011144
Total Cites2012152
Total Cites2013155
Total Cites2014165
Total Cites2015227
Total Cites2016228
Total Cites2017293
Total Cites2018395
Total Cites2019476
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 document19990.648
External Cites per document20000.524
External Cites per document20010.447
External Cites per document20020.779
External Cites per document20030.970
External Cites per document20040.870
External Cites per document20050.859
External Cites per document20061.157
External Cites per document20071.308
External Cites per document20081.133
External Cites per document20091.088
External Cites per document20101.016
External Cites per document20111.155
External Cites per document20121.225
External Cites per document20131.551
External Cites per document20141.550
External Cites per document20151.950
External Cites per document20161.867
External Cites per document20172.054
External Cites per document20182.578
External Cites per document20193.020
Cites per document19990.784
Cites per document20000.724
Cites per document20010.695
Cites per document20020.992
Cites per document20031.218
Cites per document20041.061
Cites per document20051.030
Cites per document20061.396
Cites per document20071.429
Cites per document20081.281
Cites per document20091.232
Cites per document20101.218
Cites per document20111.241
Cites per document20121.369
Cites per document20131.582
Cites per document20141.650
Cites per document20152.270
Cites per document20162.018
Cites per document20172.271
Cites per document20182.687
Cites per document20193.173
% 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
20096.52
201014.71
201112.82
201213.33
20138.57
20147.69
201517.78
20167.69
201718.97
20185.77
201917.19
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
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents201912
Citable documents1999162
Citable documents2000145
Citable documents2001141
Citable documents2002131
Citable documents2003133
Citable documents2004131
Citable documents2005135
Citable documents2006134
Citable documents2007133
Citable documents2008128
Citable documents2009125
Citable documents2010124
Citable documents2011116
Citable documents2012111
Citable documents201398
Citable documents2014100
Citable documents2015100
Citable documents2016113
Citable documents2017129
Citable documents2018147
Citable documents2019150
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 documents199992
Uncited documents200088
Uncited documents200191
Uncited documents200277
Uncited documents200376
Uncited documents200465
Uncited documents200572
Uncited documents200660
Uncited documents200774
Uncited documents200870
Uncited documents200965
Uncited documents201071
Uncited documents201158
Uncited documents201261
Uncited documents201344
Uncited documents201440
Uncited documents201531
Uncited documents201637
Uncited documents201743
Uncited documents201845
Uncited documents201940
Cited documents199976
Cited documents200062
Cited documents200154
Cited documents200257
Cited documents200360
Cited documents200470
Cited documents200567
Cited documents200683
Cited documents200770
Cited documents200872
Cited documents200971
Cited documents201064
Cited documents201166
Cited documents201258
Cited documents201359
Cited documents201464
Cited documents201573
Cited documents201682
Cited documents201793
Cited documents2018110
Cited documents2019122
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