Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must fulfill scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope of this journal. 

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. English language and copyediting services can be provided by International Science Editing and Asia Science Editing. The work must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. 

All submitted manuscripts must be free from plagiarism content. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin or iThenticate to check the similarity). Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using a Turnitin or iThenticate software. 

The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be double-blind peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers from Peer-Reviewers Team. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. Sometimes (if required) a third peer-reviewer is needed to give critical comments to the submitted manuscript. The review process used in this journal is a blind review system.

The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely made by Editor in Chief (together with Editorial Board if required for consideration) according to the reviewer's critical comments. The final decision of the manuscript is solely based on the Editor and Editorial Board final review which considering peer-reviewers comments (but not solely by Reviewer).

Publication of accepted articles including the assigning the article to published issue will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue. 

To prevent plagiarism, all submitted articles will be checked for authenticity using Turnitin and/or iThenticate.

All peer rewiew processes to the publication of articles are free of charge (no article processing and submission charges). All articles published in The Journal of Society and Media are open (open access) by following the license Creative Commons: Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International. The full license can be seen HERE.