Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Komunikasi Pembangunan (Jurnal KMP) is a peer review journal that publishes original research and several literature reviews. Development communication involves the strategic use of communication for the alleviation of social problems in evolving societies through development and social change agents/means. This journal covered individual, small group, community, grass root organization, government, and private sector that works local, national, and global level. This journal accepts articles that discuss about
a) strategic communication and participatory communication includes ICT for development, communication campaign, corporate social responsibility communication, story telling about development, conciousness raising, advocacy, social entrepreneurship, entertainment education;
b) crisis communication and risk communication includes environment communication;
c) development journalism and international communication includes radio community, citizen journalism, transnational communication, public diplomacy;
d) cultural comunication includes indigenous communication, ritual communication;
e) online media and internet;
f) conflict and communication;
g) health communication.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer reviewer responsibility is to help the editors in deciding whether the text must be rejected or revised. As such, they also help writers to improve their texts. Because of the double-blind peer review policy, peer reviewer were never able to see the author's background information. Peer reviewer are not allowed to disclose the contents of the text to anyone without the editor's approval.

Each text submitted will be reviewed by at least two peer reviewers. Their reviews will be the basis of the editor's decision. If necessary, the editors will choose the third peer reviewer before making a decision.


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.