Peer Review Proccess

Manuscripts that have been submitted to Jurnal Media dan Komunikasi Indonesia (JMKI) will be selected and assessed by the Editorial Board concerning whether the manuscript is suitable to the writing instructions, and the focus and scope of JMKI.

If the manuscript suitable with the JMKI authorship instructions, the manuscript will be continued to the peer-review process. JMKI employs a double-blind peer review, in which both author(s) and reviewers identities are concealed from each other. At this stage, the manuscript will be distributed to two reviewers who are experts in the field of science relevant to the contents of the substance of the manuscript. This process will take around 3-4 weeks from the submission of the manuscript to the reviewers. The results of this peer review process will be divided into 4 decision categories, including:

  1. Accepted; means that the manuscript is acceptable for publication
  2. Accepted with minor revisions; means that the manuscript is acceptable for publication once it is revised in response to the reviewers’ concerns
  3. Accepted with major revisions; means that substantive inadequacies in the manuscript, such as data analysis, the main theory used, and rewriting of paragraphs, need to be revised
  4. Rejected; means that the manuscript is not acceptable for publication or the given reviews relate to very basic issues

It should be emphasized here that the decision of the reviewers will greatly influence the decision of the Editorial Board to determine whether the text is suitable for publication or not. Manuscripts that have been declared accepted for publication by the Editorial Board will be reconfirmed to the author to ensure the author's identity is correct and at the same time request confirmation of his willingness to be published on JMKI.