Taylor's FSLM Journals
Taylor's FSLM Journals

SEARCH Journal of Media and

Communication Research

(SEARCH)

Published By: Taylor’s University Sdn Bhd (CO.NO.149634/D)

Online ISSN: 2672 -7080

Frequency: 3 Issues / Year

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About SEARCH

SEARCH: Journal of Media and Communication Research is an online peer-reviewed journal that publishes three times a year in March, July and November. We are indexed in SCOPUS, ESCI (Clarivate) and MyCite.

  • Aims & Scope
  • Editorial Board
  • Abstracting & Indexing
  • Ownership & Management
  • Publication Ethics
  • Call for Papers
  • Manuscript Submission
Aims & Scope

Aims & Scope

The aim of the SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research is to promote and enhance research development and debates in the field of media and communication research. It also serves as a forum for researchers and industry players who use research as the frame for social awareness and change. We welcome any submission of manuscripts throughout the year. Authors are invited to submit scholarly works on communication such as International Relations, Media Management, Film and Media Arts, Digital Education and Communities, Communication and Policies, Globalization and Social Impact, Youth and Media, Audience and Perception Analysis, Democracy and Integration, Media Literacy and Education, Media and Development, Health Communication, Politics, Hegemony and the Media, Gender and Sexuality, Social Media and Subcultures, Popular Culture and Society, Media and Religion, Media and Identity, War/Peace Journalism, Conflict and Crisis Communication, Strategic Communication and Information Management, Digital Media, Advertising and Persuasive Management, Public Relations and Crisis Management, Global Journalism and relevant areas from the standpoint of media and communication research.

Publishing Schedule

SEARCH: Journal of Media and Communication Research is an online peer-reviewed journal that publishes three times a year in March, July and November.

Published By: Taylor’s University Sdn Bhd (CO.NO.149634/D)

Online ISSN: 2672-7080

Frequency: 3 Issues / Year


Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Professor Dr. Kashif Hussain

CO-EDITOR

Associate Professor Dr. Roslina Abdul Latif


EDITORIAL TEAM

Managing Editor

Dr. Nur Haniz Mohd Nor

Associate Editors

Dr. Nurzihan Hassim

Dr. Benjamin Loh Yew Hoong

Dr. Kho Suet Nie


Web Editor

Mr. Koh Chee Aik

Ms. Ivy Chen Hoi Yhin


ADVISORY BOARD

Professor Dato’Sri Dr. Syed Arabi bin Syed Abdullah Idid

International Islamic University, Malaysia

Email: sarabidid@iium.edu.my

Professor Dr. Arvind Singhal

University of Texas at El Paso, USA

Email: asinghal@utep.edu

Professor Dr. Ang Peng Hwa

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Email: TPHANG@ntu.edu.sg

Professor Dr. Norshuhada Shiratuddin

Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

Email: shuhada@uum.edu.my

Professor Dr. Terry Flew

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Email: t.flew@qut.edu.au

Professor Dr. Deddy Mulyana

Universitas Padjajaran, Indonesia

Email: deddy.mulyana@unpad.ac.id

Professor Dr. Oliver Hahn

Universiti of Passau, Germany

Email: oliver.hahn@uni-passau.de


Abstracting & Indexing

Abstracting & Indexing

We are indexed in SCOPUS, ESCI (Clarivate) and MyCite.

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Ownership & Management

Ownership & Management

COPYRIGHT POLICY

Upon acceptance of an article, Authors will be asked to transfer copyright. This transfer will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information. A notification will be sent to the corresponding Author confirming receipt of the manuscript. If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the Author(s) must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the source(s) in the article.

OPEN ACCESS POLICY

SEARCH is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available on SEARCH website. Users can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the authors.

SPONSORED BY

The journal is sponsored by School of Media and Communication of Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management at Taylor’s University.


PUBLISHED BY

Taylor’s University Sdn Bhd (CO.NO.149634/D)

* Printed ISSN: 2229-872X (From Volume 1 till Volume 8)



Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research is a peer reviewed international journal committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. In order to maintain a journal of the highest quality, the following principles of Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement is adhered to. All articles not in accordance with these standards will be removed from the publication if malpractice is discovered at any time even after the publication. The SEARCH journal checks all papers in a double-blind peer review process. We also check for plagiarism and falsification (manipulation of existing research data, tables, or images) and improper use of humans or animals in the research process. SEARCH reserves the right to use plagiarism detecting software to screen submitted papers at all times.

AUTHORS must ensure that they have written original works. In addition they must ensure that the manuscript has not been issued elsewhere. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources should be appropriately credited and referenced. Authors are also responsible for language editing before submitting the article. Authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles confirm that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarised in whole or in part from other works without clearly citing.

Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources (including online sites) should be appropriately credited and referenced. All authors should disclose financial or other conflict of interest that might influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript (financial support for the project should be disclosed).

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. An author agrees to the license agreement before submitting the article.

EDITORS must ensure a fair double-blind peer-review of the submitted articles for publication. They will strive to prevent any conflict of interests between the author and editorial and review personnel. Editors will also ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing. Managing Editor will coordinate the work of the editors.

REVIEWERS evaluate manuscripts based on content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors. They must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the Managing Editor if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side. They must evaluate the submitted works objectively as well as present clearly their opinions on the works in a clear way in the review form.

Reviewers who feel unqualified to review a submitted article or know that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the Managing Editor and excuse themselves from the review process.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

SEARCH: Journal of Media and Communication Research is an online peer-reviewed journal that publishes three times a year in March, July and November.

Date of submission:

We welcome any submission of manuscripts throughout the year.


SEARCH publishes two types of papers:

Full-length papers (both empirical and conceptual)

Industry papers (both empirical and conceptual)


Papers published in SEARCH are double-blinded peer-reviewed.

For the scope of the journal, do refer to our Aims and Scope.


Manuscript Submission

Manuscript for Submission

Thank you for choosing to submit your paper to SEARCH – Journal of Media and Communication Research. The journal was indexed by SCOPUS in 2012 and indexed in ESCI Web of Science in 2016. Submitting manuscripts in the correct format and in compliance with the requirements will expedite the review process and prevent undue delay in publication. The publisher reserves the right to reject or return manuscripts which are not prepared in accordance with the specified submission guidelines.

Manuscripts submitted to SEARCH should be original contributions and should not have been previously published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Individual and multiple authors are welcomed to contribute. All manuscripts will be refereed through a blind review process by at least two academic experts in the field prior to acceptance. The entire review process averages three to six months.

Early submissions will be prioritised in the review and publication process. A successful manuscript will be published based on the availability of space. However, the journal may also consider publishing the manuscript in subsequent issues depending on its publishing priorities and other considerations.

Send your manuscript to the SEARCH Journal through E-Reviewer System. For those who are new to E-Reviewer.org, you are required to create an account with E-Reviewer to begin your submission.

Each accepted manuscript required to pay a fee of USD$ 159 (inclusive of 6% SST) as a production cost (typesetting, copy-editing & proofreading) of the journal.

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