Journal of Communication

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Journal of Communication  
Journal of Communication.GIF
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Commun.
Discipline Media studies
Language English
Edited by Silvio Waisbord
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0021-9916 (print)
1460-2466 (web)
LCCN 56046080
OCLC no. 01754508

The Journal of Communication is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes articles and book reviews on a broad range of issues in communication theory and research. It was established in 1951 and the current editor-in-chief is Silvio Waisbord (George Washington University). According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2014 impact factor is 3.16. The Journal of Communication is ranked first out of 76 journals in the category "Communication".[1] It is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the International Communication Association.


The following persons have been editor-in-chief of the journal:


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Communication". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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