Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Ultimacomm: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi is published twice a year as an information medium for scientific work in the field of communication studies and journalism in Indonesia. Ultimacomm: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi is published each semester in June and December. Topics addressed within the journal include, but not limited to:

  • 1. Strategic communication is how people or organizations use messages and media to achieve their communication desired goals. Messages and media are employed in strategic communication to affect the opinions, behaviors, or beliefs of the intended audience. Strategic communication covers the planning, creation, and execution of messaging and communication programs to achieve organizational goals.
  • 2. New media and journalism entail the production and distribution of news and information content via digital platforms. This focus and scope are on content creation and the use of new media in journalism. In new media and journalism, new technologies and social media are employed to gather, analyze, and distribute news and information to the public.
  • 3. Technology-mediated communications involves the application of technology to facilitate communication and interaction among individuals, groups, or organizations. This focus and scope are concerned with how technology is utilized to facilitate interpersonal and mass communication.
  • 4. Risk Communication entails informing individuals about safety, security, disaster, and environmental issues to help people make informed decisions. This scope and focus are on risk communication and its impact on individual and societal behaviors.


Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript will go through a double-blind peer review processes, where reviewers are unaware of the author's information, and vice versa. The review process will last for 3 to 6 months, depending on the readiness of the submitted manuscript


Publication Frequency

Ultima Comm is published twice a year (June and December) by Faculty of Communication, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Article Processing Charges & Article Submission Charges

UltimaComm does not charge processing and submission fees. 


Plagiarism Check

Plagiarism screening will be conducted by Turnitin.