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Communication Research

Syracuse University, USA
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Editorial Assistant:
Syracuse University, USA
Former Editors:
Stanford University, USA
University of Southern California, USA
University of California, Davis
Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California, USA
2013 Impact Factor: 2.444
2013 Ranking: 1/74 in Communication
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

For over three decades researchers and practitioners have depended on Communication Research for the most up-to-date, comprehensive and important research on communication and its related fields.

Important, In-Depth Research and Scholarship

Communication processes are a fundamental part of virtually every aspect of human social life. Communication Research publishes articles that explore the processes, antecedents, and consequences of communication in a broad range of societal systems. These include the following:

  • mass media
  • interpersonal
  • health
  • political
  • new technology
  • organization
  • intercultural
  • family

Communication Research takes you to the cutting-edge of research and theory in all areas within the field of communication. It serves as the international forum aimed at the academic or professional interested in current research in communication and its related fields.

Why you need Communication Research

  • Research and theory presented in all areas of communication give you comprehensive coverage of the field
  • Rigorous, empirical analysis provides you with research that’s reliable and high in quality
  • The multi-disciplinary perspective contributes to a greater understanding of communication processes and outcomes
  • Guest-edited special issues bring you in-depth examinations of a specific area of importance
  • Expert editorial guidance represents a wide range of interests from inside and outside the traditional boundaries of the communication discipline


Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $1,347.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content) $1,482.00
Institutional Subscription, E-access $1,212.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, E-access Plus Backfile (All Online Content) $1,347.00
Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $2,363.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $1,320.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $181.00

Individual articles are available for immediate purchase online (See View Full-Text icon above). Print copies of individual issues can be purchased by contacting the SAGE Journals Customer Service department 1-800-818-7243.

If you are eligible for non-standard pricing please contact Journals Customer Service department 1-800-818-7243 for a price quote.

Institutional, Single Print Issue $182.00
Individual Single Print Issue $29.00
Frequency: 8 Times/Year eISSN: 1552-3810 ISSN: 0093-6502
Months of Distribution: February , March , April , June , July , August , October , December Current Volume: 42 Current Issue: 5
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