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Comunicar is a quarterly peer-reviewed open access academic journal covering research on education and communication. It is bilingual in Spanish and English and has summaries in Chinese and Portuguese. The journal was established in 1993 and is published by Grupo Comunicar. Since 2016 it is published quarterly. Its editor-in-chief is Ignacio Aguaded. The journal is abstracted and indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index[1] and Scopus.[2] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 2.212.[3]

History and publishing group[edit]

The journal was first published by Grupo Comunicar[4], non-profit professional association, established in Spain in 1989 with expertise in Educomunication, it collaborates with various centers and universities at the international level. It is composed of "Andalusian journalists and educators who pursue a critical, creative and pluralistic use of the media in the classroom, while promoting ethics and media education".

The first issue of the journal was published in October 1993 entitled: "Comunicar, mass media and teaching journal". The dossier in this issue was “Learning with the media”.[5]In 1994 it became "Comunicar, Media and Education Journal"[6] . Since then, it has been published continuously and promptly publishing four issues (forty articles) a year.


  1. ^ "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2018-06-01.
  2. ^ "Source details: Comunicar". Scopus preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2018-06-01.
  3. ^ "Comunicar". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences and Humanities ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2017.
  4. ^ "Grupo Comunicar. Colectivo Andaluz de Educación y Comunicación". Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  5. ^ "Revista Comunicar". Retrieved 2020-04-30.
  6. ^ "Revista Comunicar". Retrieved 2020-04-30.

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