Welcome to JournalReviewer

JournalReviewer is an independent site that aggregates information users provide about their experience with academic journals' review processes so that other others can be as informed as possible as they consider journal submissions.
Our goal is to provide users with detailed information to help them choose the best journal for the specific details of their unique submission situation.

The total number of journals in our database is 795. There are currently 239 reports submitted to JournalReviewer!

Recently added review reports

Social Media + Society (Sage)
  ·  Overall quality rating: 4 / 5
"The review process for this journal was very fair and straightforward. The reviewers made sensible and realistic remarks and helped improve the qualit..."

Mass Communication & Society (Taylor & Francis)
  ·  Plausibility: 3 / 5   (desk reject)
"Got a desk reject from the editor after 7-8 weeks. The desk reject was based on a perceived lack of quality of the paper and not due to issues of matc..."

Information, Communication & Society (Routledge)
  ·  Overall quality rating: 1 / 5
"The decision to reject the manuscript was based on only one (short, 88 (!) words) review that praised its relevance, the "strong theoretical impetus..."

Science Communication (Sage Publications)
  ·  Overall quality rating: 5 / 5
"Fair turnaround times. Helpful comments. Thorough search for reviewers. Extremely active editor. Response times could sometimes be a bit better. But o..."

Atlantic Journal of Communication (Taylor & Francis)
  ·  Plausibility: 1 / 5   (desk reject)
"The editor said that there was simply no room in the journal for more articles, and after 7 months, he had not sent it out for review. Ignored two att..."

Recently added journals

Asian Journal of Social Psychology (Wiley)
Nature Communications (Nature Publishing Group)
Nature (Nature Publishing Group)
Power and Education (Sage)
Social Media + Society (Sage)

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