Journal History

[Jurnal The Messenger] is an International Scientific Journal, published by the Department of Communication, Faculty of Information Technology and Communication, Universitas Semarang. [Jurnal The Messenger] focus on communication field (Cultural Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, Media). Starting from 2021, [Jurnal The Messenger] will publish three times (Regular Issues) a year (January-April, May-August, and September-December). It was first published in 2009.

[Jurnal The Messenger] is the first communication journal in Indonesia indexed in the Web of Science database. 

[Jurnal The Messenger] has been included in Journal Citation Reports 2021 from Clarivate Analytics Web of Science, with Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) 2020 as 31.13 (JCI Percentile), in Q3 of JCI Quartile; and also Journal Impact Factor (JIF) Without Self Cites as 0.122 that available at:

our scope:

-). Cultural Studies: Representation Studies, Identity Studies, Minority Studies, Gender, Feminist Theory, Reception Studies, Popular Culture, Film Studies, 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: Memory and Media, Gender and Sexuality in the Media, Social Media, Media Globalization, Media Convergence, Media Literacy, Media Language, Media and Religion, Media and Technology.

[Jurnal The Messenger] is indexed at Web of Science Core Collection: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Science and Technology Index (SINTA), Microsoft Academic Search (MAS), Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD), Digital Object Identifier (DOI) prefix 10.26623 registered by Crossref, Dimensions, Google Scholar, ISJD, Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE), Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Worldcat, Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Index, Indonesia Onesearch by PERPUSNAS, EBSCO INFORMATION SERVICES, Index Copernicus International, JournalTOCs, CiteFactor, GARUDA: Garba Rujukan Digital by Ristekdikti - Indonesia, British Library, Harvard Library, Columbia University Libraries, and Scilit--Scientific Literature.

[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)-->Point: 77.25