Jurnal The Messenger

[Jurnal The Messenger] is an International Scientific Journal, published by the Department of Communication, FTIK, Universitas Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. [Jurnal The Messenger] is intended to the national and international scholarly community. The aim of this journal is to publish high-quality articles dedicated to all aspects of the lates outstanding developments in the field of communication. Articles published are the results of research, bringing the new sights (scope) on Cultural Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, and Media. Meanwhile, submitted papers are evaluated by single blind peer review for contribution, originality and relevance. [Jurnal The Messenger] are published twice a year in January and July (Regular Issues). It was first published in 2009.

-). Cultural Studies: Representation Studies, Identity Studies, Minority Studies, Gender, Reception Studies, Popular Culture, Subcultures, Ideology, Hegemony, Texts and Readers.

-). Integrated Marketing Communication: Public Relations, Corporate Communication, Crisis Communication, Advertising, Brand Value, Digital Branding, Direct Selling, Promotion, Interactive and Digital Marketing Communication Studies.

-). Media: Gender and Sexuality in the Media, Social Media, Media Globalization, Media Convergence, Media Literacy, Media Language, Media and Religion.

[Jurnal The Messenger] has been accredited by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia (RISTEKDIKTI), No. 30/E/KPT/2019 (Nov. 11, 2019) as Ranking 2 (SINTA 2).

OAI Address

[Jurnal The Messenger] has OAI address : http://journals.usm.ac.id/index.php/the-messenger/oai 

Before submission
You have to make sure that your paper is prepared using the [Jurnal The Messenger] paper TEMPLATE, has been carefully proofread and polished, and conformed to the Author Guidelines  

Online Submissions

Registration and login are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions. 

P-ISSN: 2086-1559, E-ISSN: 2527-2810

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Call for Editors and Reviewers (2020)

[Jurnal The Messenger] (JTM) is seeking scientists, researchers, educators, and practitioners to be editors and reviewers for the our journal. If you are interested to be editors or reviewers for JTM (min H-index: 5 in Scopus/Thomson Reuters Web of Science database), please send an e-mail to: jurnalthemessenger@usm.ac.id or yuli@usm.ac.id. Email subject: JTM Editor/Reviewer Application. Include the following information: (1) Your Full Name; (2) ORCID ID, SCOPUS ID, and other researcher ID; (3) Institutional Affiliation; (4) Education and Degree; and (5) Research Designs in which you hold expertise (please refer to journal focus and scope).
Posted: 2020-01-01

Publication Schedule, and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)


Publication Schedule:

Online Submission (submitted papers MUST BE written in English, and with OUR TEMPLATE).

We strongly prefer to receive manuscripts via our online submission system. Using this system, authors can upload manuscript files (text, figures and supplementary information (including video), ASO (Authors' Statement of Originality) & CTA (Copyright Transfer Agreement)), directly to our office and check on the status of their manuscripts during the review process. First, kindly please register as author, and then you should login to submit your papers. Please don´t forget tick author when you make a registration.

Vol 12 No 2A 2020 (Special Issue on the Media and Communication Technology), deadline: 1 Jul 2020
Vol 13 No 1 Jan 2021 (Regular Issue), deadline: 1 Oct 2020
Vol 13 No 2 Jul 2021 (Regular Issue), deadline: 1 Apr 2021 

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU):

MoU with APJIKI (Asosiasi Penerbit Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi Indonesia).

MoU with ISKI (Ikatan Sarjana Komunikasi Indonesia).

Posted: 2020-04-01
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Vol 12, No 1 (2020): January-June

Table of Contents


Rustono Farady Marta, Joshua Fernando            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1408 | Abstract views: 131 times
Suraya Mansur, Sari Anggaraini Harsono            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1412 | Abstract views: 106 times
Lina Sinatra Wijaya, Krismiyati Krismiyati            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1415 | Abstract views: 92 times
Retno Manuhoro Setyowati, Errika Dwi Setya Watie, Ami Saptiyono            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1587 | Abstract views: 125 times
Genta Maghvira, Lisa Mardiana, Syukri Syukri            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1310 | Abstract views: 162 times
Xianglin Su            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1814 | Abstract views: 152 times
Ayang Fitrianti, Kharisma Ayu Febriana, Firdaus Azwar Ersyad            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1641 | Abstract views: 178 times
Chinedu Eugenia Anumudu, Megat Al-Imran Yasin, Akmar Ahmad Ghazali, Syed Agil Alsagoff            
DOI : 10.26623/themessenger.v12i1.1583 | Abstract views: 233 times