Review of Communication Research

Call for Proposals

Review of Communication Research is calling for proposals for its next issue (Vol. 6, 2018). Manuscripts will be published online with a doi number and a suggested reference as soon as they are accepted (i.e., at any time of the year 2017).

Please, fill in and send a proposal even if you have already written a draft. If that is the case, please, add a comment on the proposal to notify it.

We are the first academic journal specialized in LITERATURE REVIEWS in the field of communication, and we accept proposals in any subfield.

You can know more about us below.


Why should you publish with us?


RCR has an excellent Editorial Board, Ad-hoc reviewers, Associate Editors, and Editor.

You can be part of the selected group of authors who have published with us (W. James Potter, Timothy Levine, James D. Ivory, Maxwell McCombs, Talia Stroud, James P. Dillard, Lijiang Shen, Kory Floyd, Scott W Campbell, Robert Abelman, John Sherry, Daniel McDonald, Rajiv Rimal, Douglas McLeod, Anneke De Graaf, José Sanders, Hans Hoeken, Jake Harwood, and a long etcetera.)

The double-blind peer-review process plus the open-peer review assure the best standards of editorial quality.

One of the fist articles we published was awarded by the Distinguished Article Award of NCA's Communication and Social Cognition Division. Our published articles have, at least, the same high quality since then.




The articles we publish are downloadable by anybody in the world. The articles we have published have been downloaded by scholars from the USA, China, Europe, but also from most countries around the globe. Name it, from A to Z. Albania? Yes; Algeria? Yes; Bahrain? Yes; Bangladesh? Yes; (...); Uganda? Yes; Uzbekistan? Yes; Venezuela? Yes; Zambia? Yes; Zimbabwe? Yes.

Scholars will reach your article (e.g., McCombs and Stroud's article has been downloaded more than 10,600 times and cited more than 30 times in Google Scholar in two and half years. W. James Potter's article has been seen more than 4,600 times from RCR website and more than 4,400 times from

Our articles are listed in Web of Science.

Scopus has notified us that it has included us in its database.

Your article will be available online and citable as soon as it is accepted.

Your article will have an impact on the international scientific community.  In September 2017, we had an impact factor for 2017 of 2.0

You can check the statement of our impact factor by confirming the data with Google Scholar or Web of Science



Long-Term Availability

We assure the long-term permanence in open-access repositories (e.g., Internet Archive; Academia; Social Science Open Access Repository, SSOAR).

The articles have an assigned DOI number for permanent location.

Authors and scholars are free to save the article in any repository they wish and to distribute the articles as they wish, as long as it is not for commercial use.


No Fee, Totally Open Acess

We do not charge any fee to authors.