Communication and Society was Awarded the Tier 1 TSSCI Journal

Communication and Society was Awarded the Tier 1 TSSCI Journal


Recently, Taiwan Social Science Citation Index (TSSCI) announced the results of journal evaluation and the core journals list. Communication and Society was awarded the Tier 1 TSSCI journal.

Communication and Society is a joint publication of the Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Centre of Media and Communication Research, School of Communication and Film, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). The Journal has been indexed in TSSCI since 2010. In 2018, the Journal's reputation received another boost by its acceptance as one of the top-tier TSSCI journals.

The Journal was officially designated as the first Affiliate Journal of International Communication Association in 2015.

Professor Joseph Chan from CUHK is the Journal's founding editor-in-chief. The current editor-in-chief is Prof. Ven-Hwei Lo from HKBU. There are eleven editors from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United States and Singapore. Serving on the Journal's editorial board are well-established scholars from around the world.

Launched in December 2006, the Journal serves the rapidly expanding research community in Greater China and other parts of the world. It aims to achieve three major goals. The first is to promote the development of communication science in Chinese through the publication of original and state-of-the-art research reports. The second is to serve as a bridge between scholarship in the East and West and to promote transborder perspectives in research. The third is to foster an interdisciplinary approach to the study of communication. The Journal published four issues a year, including a special issue focusing on trendy research topics.

Communication and Society is an open access academic journal. Readers can view and download all the Journal's contents from the website (


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