Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The aim of this journal is to promote a principled approach to research on applied communications. IJAC welcomes contributions in such areas of current analysis in:
• Mass Communication;
• Journalism;
• Broadcasting;
• Public relations;
• Political Communication
• Cross Cultural Communication
• Development Communication
• Media Literacy;
• New Media Studies;
• Family Communication;
• Organizational Communication;
• Health Communication;
• Educational Communication;
• Civic Communication;
• Tourism Communication;
• Interpersonal Communication;
• Advertising and Marketing Communication;
• Semiotics, and
• Rhetorics.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer review process and blind reviewing are employed in this journal. The acceptance or rejection of articles will be decided by the editorial boards based on the review results supplied by the reviewers. There are no communications between authors and editors concerning the rejection decision. Before going to review process, all manuscripts will be checked that they are free from plagiarism practice using "Turnitin" software. If there an indication of plagiarism, the manuscript will instantly be rejected. Authors whose papers are rejected will be informed with the reasons of the rejection.


Publication Frequency

April and October


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.