Statistics (Communication)

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Showing journal-level statistics from Q4 of 2021 (from 1 October to 31 December), last updated on 09 December 2021. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 51
2 New Media & Society 43
3 Feminist Media Studies 41
4 Health Communication 39
5 Information, Communication & Society 36
6 Continuum 34
7 Journalism Practice 34
8 Media International Australia 29
9 Digital Journalism 25
10 Media & Communication 23

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 New Media & Society 555
2 Journal of Communication 520
3 Information, Communication & Society 361
4 Digital Journalism 322
5 Journalism 301
6 Public Opinion Quarterly 297
7 Communication Research 290
8 Journalism Studies 280
9 Public Relations Review 271
10 Journal of Advertising 263

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 New Media & Society 84
2 Information, Communication & Society 73
3 Digital Journalism 72
4 Journalism 69
5 Health Communication 67
6 International Journal of Advertising 61
7 Media, Culture & Society 48
8 Social Media + Society 48
9 Journalism Studies 46
10 Journal of Communication 42

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Social Media + Society @SocialMedia_Soc 10595
2 Profesional de la Informacion @revista_epi 10588
3 Comunicar @Rev_Comunicar 8157
4 Digital Journalism @djeditorialteam 3568
5 Information, Communication & Society @icsjournal 3291
6 Mass Communication and Society @AEJMC_MCS 3212
7 Journalism Practice @JournPractice 3200
8 Journalism Studies @journstudies 3096
9 Research on Language & Social Interaction @rolsi_journal 3078
10 Public Understanding of Science @SciPublic 2838

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Journal of Language and Social Psychology @jlangsocpsych + 87 % 103 (+ 48)
2 Journal of Applied Communication Research @JAppliedCommRes + 40 % 178 (+ 51)
3 Asian Journal of Communication @AsianJComm + 24 % 356 (+ 69)
4 Journal of Media Psychology @JMP_Hogrefe + 20 % 670 (+ 111)
5 Media Psychology @MediaPsychMEP + 19 % 970 (+ 158)
6 IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication @IEEEProComm + 17 % 176 (+ 26)
7 Journal of Communication @Journal_Of_Comm + 17 % 2181 (+ 317)
8 Political Communication @polcommjournal + 17 % 1308 (+ 190)
9 Personal Relationships @JoPerRel + 16 % 285 (+ 40)
10 Journalism Practice @JournPractice + 14 % 3200 (+ 405)

Highest Ranked Journals without Twitter Accounts

Journal Rank
Communication Monographs # 1
New Media & Society # 2
Communication Methods & Measures # 4
Journal of Public Relations Research # 8
International Journal of Press/Politics # 9
Journal of Advertising # 10
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication # 12
Communication Research # 13
International Journal of Advertising # 14
Information Society # 15