Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc.

H-Index

86

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

10776990, 2161430X

Coverage

1955-1974, 1976-1986, 1988-1990, 1992-1993, 1995-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

louisah@bgsu.edu

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. 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
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q1
Communication2002Q1
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q1
Communication2005Q1
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q2
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Communication2018Q1
Communication2019Q1
Communication2020Q1
Communication2021Q1
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
20202.020
20211.745
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199944
200047
200143
200246
200346
200447
200550
200647
200745
200844
200946
201034
201139
201230
201335
201439
201545
201652
201758
201852
201951
202063
202159
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)19990.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.637
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.756
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.952
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.328
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.676
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.386
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.524
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.694
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.445
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.249
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.466
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.705
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.036
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.189
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.389
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.474
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.665
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.756
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20214.415
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.707
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.683
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.970
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.322
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.354
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.155
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.133
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.553
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.731
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.983
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.677
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.617
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.584
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.175
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.632
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.626
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.584
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.967
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.785
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.866
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.815
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.719
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.889
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.877
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.878
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.679
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.959
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.418
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.282
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.333
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 Cites200919
Self Cites201025
Self Cites201110
Self Cites201216
Self Cites20133
Self Cites201410
Self Cites201532
Self Cites201617
Self Cites201728
Self Cites201816
Self Cites201916
Self Cites202042
Self Cites202131
Total Cites1999128
Total Cites2000106
Total Cites200199
Total Cites2002130
Total Cites2003164
Total Cites2004148
Total Cites2005139
Total Cites2006189
Total Cites2007195
Total Cites2008164
Total Cites2009170
Total Cites2010153
Total Cites2011147
Total Cites2012162
Total Cites2013160
Total Cites2014180
Total Cites2015240
Total Cites2016236
Total Cites2017302
Total Cites2018415
Total Cites2019424
Total Cites2020577
Total Cites2021693
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 document19990.654
External Cites per document20000.531
External Cites per document20010.454
External Cites per document20020.779
External Cites per document20030.985
External Cites per document20040.939
External Cites per document20050.859
External Cites per document20061.172
External Cites per document20071.346
External Cites per document20081.133
External Cites per document20091.208
External Cites per document20101.032
External Cites per document20111.181
External Cites per document20121.315
External Cites per document20131.602
External Cites per document20141.700
External Cites per document20152.080
External Cites per document20161.938
External Cites per document20172.124
External Cites per document20182.714
External Cites per document20192.720
External Cites per document20203.664
External Cites per document20214.597
Cites per document19990.762
Cites per document20000.707
Cites per document20010.683
Cites per document20020.970
Cites per document20031.206
Cites per document20041.096
Cites per document20051.000
Cites per document20061.322
Cites per document20071.354
Cites per document20081.155
Cites per document20091.250
Cites per document20101.133
Cites per document20111.185
Cites per document20121.361
Cites per document20131.553
Cites per document20141.731
Cites per document20152.308
Cites per document20161.983
Cites per document20172.221
Cites per document20182.677
Cites per document20192.617
Cites per document20203.584
Cites per document20214.175
% 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
201919.61
20206.35
202116.95
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
Non-citable documents202015
Non-citable documents202122
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
Citable documents2020146
Citable documents2021144
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 documents199993
Uncited documents200087
Uncited documents200190
Uncited documents200276
Uncited documents200376
Uncited documents200463
Uncited documents200572
Uncited documents200659
Uncited documents200774
Uncited documents200870
Uncited documents200964
Uncited documents201070
Uncited documents201158
Uncited documents201260
Uncited documents201345
Uncited documents201438
Uncited documents201530
Uncited documents201638
Uncited documents201742
Uncited documents201844
Uncited documents201945
Uncited documents202039
Uncited documents202133
Cited documents199975
Cited documents200063
Cited documents200155
Cited documents200258
Cited documents200360
Cited documents200472
Cited documents200567
Cited documents200684
Cited documents200770
Cited documents200872
Cited documents200972
Cited documents201065
Cited documents201166
Cited documents201259
Cited documents201358
Cited documents201466
Cited documents201574
Cited documents201681
Cited documents201794
Cited documents2018111
Cited documents2019117
Cited documents2020122
Cited documents2021133
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