Aims and Scope

The Korean Journal of Journalism & Communication Studies (KJJCS) is the flagship journal for the Korean Society for Journalism & Communication Studies.
Founded as the Journal of Newspapers in 1960, KJJCS adopted its current title in 1969 and has since established itself as the most credible and authoritative scholarly journal in the field of journalism and communication studies within Korea. As a bi-monthly periodical, KJJCS publishes a great volume of manuscripts that range from theoretical essays to empirical research articles, offering researchers an open and inclusive academic forum for all aspects of theory and practice in regards to journalism and communication. KJJCS is dedicated to publishing scientifically rigid and theoretically sophisticated research of the highest standards and to providing timely access to original and significant findings of the most recent studies conducted. KJJCS has represented the high level of professionalism, diversity, and scholarly enthusiasm that drives the field of journalism and communication studies in Korea. In 2017, KJJCS was recognized by the National Research Foundation of Korea for its superior achievements and contributions to the advancement of the journalism and communication discipline and hence promoted to an Outstanding Accredited Journal within the Korean Citation Index (KCI). KJJCS continues to seek cutting-edge research that engages cross-disciplinary perspectives and innovative research methods applied to current and unique communication topics from scholars worldwide.