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Communication and Diplomacy (ISSN: 2147-6772)

PublisherPrecidency of the Republic of Türkiye Directorare of Communications



IF(Impact Factor)2024 Evaluation Pending



Communication and Diplomacy - İ&D) was published in 2013, after the 4th issue, it suspended its publishing process for a while and started to be published again in 2021. Our journal aims to publish national and international high quality research in the fields of communication, media and international relations and to contribute to the academic field.
It is an international peer-reviewed, open-access print and electronic journal published twice a year, in July and December, by the Directorate of Communications. The journal publishes original research, reviews, case reports, book review articles and articles produced from the expertise theses of the staff working in the Directorate of Communications, which deal with communication and international relations issues from various angles. It is open to contributions from sociology, cultural studies, history, political science, psychology and other fields, which include in-depth comments on communication and international relations issues.
Scientific articles submitted for publication in the journal must be in Turkish or English. The articles are subject to a double-blind referee process. Academicians, politicians, researchers, professionals, students and related professional and academic institutions and organizations constitute the target audience of the journal.
All expenses of the journal are covered by the Directorate of Communications. The publication of the article and the execution of the article processes in the journal are free of charge. No processing fee or submission fee is charged for articles sent to the journal or accepted for publication.
The articles published in the journal do not reflect the official opinion of the Directorate of Communications, the authors are responsible for the opinions and thoughts.
Two copies of the numbers they contribute are sent to the authors whose works are published in I&D.
The owner and editor of the publication, Communications Director Republic of Türkiye Prof. Dr. Fahrettin Altun.
Managing editor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Oğuz Göksu
Editorial Board
Prof. Dr. Fahrettin Altun (Directorate of Communications)
Prof. Dr. M. Zahid Sobacı (Directorate of Communications)
Assoc. Prof. Oğuz Göksu (Gaziantep University)
Assoc. Prof. Hasan Basri Yalçın (Istanbul Ticaret University)
Assoc. Prof. Enes Bayraklı (Türkisch-Deutsche Universitat)
Assoc. Prof. Oğuzhan Bilgin (Diplomacy Foundation)
Oğuz Güner (PhD)(Amasya University)
Çağatay Özdemir (PhD)(Directorate of Communications)
Advisory Board
Prof. Dr. Edibe Sözen (Presidency of Republic of Türkiye)
Prof. Dr. Abdullah Özkan (Istanbul University)
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kalender (Selçuk University)
Prof. Dr. Bahar Eroğlu Yalın (Trabzon University)
Prof. Dr. Cengiz Anık (Marmara University)
Prof. Dr. Cengiz Tomar (Ahmet Yesevi University)
Prof. Dr. Emine Yavaşgel (İstanbul University)
Prof. Dr. Enderhan Karakoç (Selçuk University)
Prof. Dr. Haluk Alkan (Istanbul University)
Prof. Dr. Kudret Bülbül (Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Sezai Türk (Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University)
Prof. Dr. Mete Çamdereli (Istanbul Ticaret University)
Prof. Dr. Seda Mengü (Istanbul University)
Prof. Dr. Serra Görpe (Sharjah University)
Prof. Dr. Suat Gezgin (Yeditepe University)
Prof. Dr. Süleyman Kızıltoprak (Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University)
Prof. Dr. Şükrü Balcı (Selçuk University)
Prof. Dr. Şükrü Sim (Istanbul University)
Prof. Dr. Veysel Bozkurt (Istanbul University)
Prof. Dr. Yusuf Adıgüzel (Sakarya University)
Prof. Dr. Zakir Avşar (Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University)
Author Guidelines
Publication Policy
1. Articles submitted for review to the Communication and Diplomacy journal should be written in appropriate academic language, have a distinct theoretical and methodological background and these aspects should be articulated in a systematic manner within the text.
2. The following sections should be included in articles: a Turkish title, an English title, a Turkish abstract (200-220 words), Turkish keywords (5 words), an English abstract (200-220 words), English keywords (5 words), an introduction, conceptual background, method, analysis/discussion of findings, a conclusion, acknowledgements, and references.
3. Before the introduction, an extended English abstract of 600-800 words should be included.
4. A cover page is not required for articles. The article should start with Turkish and English titles and move on to abstracts and key words. The authors' names should be written below the titles.
5. The authors' institutional/corporate information, mail addresses, e-mail addresses, and ORCID IDs should be indicated in a footnote for the author names below the title on the first page of the article.
6. If the article was produced from a dissertation or a conference communiqué, this should explicitly be mentioned in acknowledgements.
7. Articles produced from dissertations can be submitted to our journal. These articles are published in accordance with the referee reviews and editor decisions, just like other articles.
Referees or editors may request that the article be revised. Revision requirements must be met to ensure that the dissertation-based articles are published.
Spelling Rules
1. Articles should be written on one side of an A4-format paper with a line spacing of 2.5 cm from the top, bottom, right, and left edges in a Microsoft Word document using Times New Roman, font size of 12, and line spacing of 1.5. The first line of the paragraphs should be 1 cm indented.
2. The total length of an article, including the Turkish abstract, English abstract, keywords, footnotes, acknowledgments, and bibliography, should not exceed 7,000 words.
3. Articles can be submitted in Turkish or English.
4. Authors who plan to submit an article in English must obtain the necessary editing assistance and ensure that their texts have a good command of language and expression before sending them to the journal. English articles that do not meet the requirements of language and expression are not accepted for the publication and are returned.
5. The total length of reviews and commentaries on current developments, including footnotes and bibliography, should not exceed 3,000 words.
6. The author/authors in the papers should be highlighted with a single quotation mark; and italics should only be used in the names of books, movies and newspapers. Quotations exceeding 40 words should be indented, single spaced and without quotation marks.
7. While submitting articles, authors are also required to upload the "Copyright Transfer Form."
Research Ethics
-The journal adheres to the highest standards in research ethics and adopts international research ethics principles outlined below. The authors are responsible for the articles' conformity with the rules.
- Principles of integrity, quality, and transparency should be followed throughout the research design, design
- The confidentiality of information provided by research participants as well as the confidentiality of respondents should be ensured. Research should be designed in such a way that participants' autonomy and dignity are protected. review, and implementation of the research.
- A firm stance should be taken on research independence. If there is a conflict of interest, it should be stated.
- For experimental studies, written informed consent should be obtained from participants who choose to take part in the research. For children, as well as those who are under the guardianship or have been diagnosed with a mental illness, the approval of legal guardians should be sought.
- If the study is to be conducted in an institution or organization, that institution or organization's approval should be sought.
- In human studies, it should be indicated in the “methods” that an “informed consent” was taken from the participants and that the ethical board's approval was obtained from the institution where the study was conducted.
- Participants in the research should agree to participate voluntarily and should not be coerced.
Responsibility of Authors
The authors are responsible for the articles' conformity with scientific and ethical rules. The author should guarantee that the article is original, has not been published elsewhere and is not evaluated for publication elsewhere in another language. Copyright laws and agreements in place should be taken into account. Materials protected by copyright (for instance tables, figures or major citations) should be used with necessary permission and acknowledgment. Other authors' and contributors' studies, as well as any literature used, should be properly used and cited.
All authors should make a direct academic and scientific contribution to the submitted article. Therefore, an author is viewed as someone who expressly contributes to the conceptualization and design of the published research, to the acquisition of data, analysis, or interpretation of the research; and someone who takes part in the writing of the article or critical review of the article. Other requirements for authorship include planning or conducting the work in the article and/or revising it. The provision of funds, collection of data or the overall organization of the research group does not entitle authorship. All individuals cited as authors should meet the criteria listed previously and every individual who meets the outlined criteria can be author. The order of the names of the authors should be agreed upon by all. With their signatures, all authors must specify the order of authors on the Copyright Agreement Form.
All authors should declare any financial relationships, conflict of interest and competition of interest that might affect the conclusions of research or scientific assessment. If an author identifies an obvious error or flaw in his or her published article, he or she is responsible for immediately contacting the editor for correction or withdrawal and collaborating with the editor.
Responsibilities of Editors and Referees
The editorial board evaluates the article irrespective of authors' ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, religious belief, and political philosophy. It ensures that the article submitted for publication is fairly subjected to double-blind peer review. It guarantees that all the information regarding the submitted articles will be kept confidential until the article is published. The editor in chief is responsible for the publication's content and overall quality. When necessary, it should publish the error page or make corrections.
The owner of the publication prohibits the conflict of interest among authors, editors and referees. He/she has complete authority to appoint referees, and is ultimately responsible for making decisions about articles to be published in the journal.
Referees should have no conflict of interest with authors and/or financial supporters of the research. They should arrive at an objective conclusion as a result of their evaluations. They should ensure that all the information pertaining to articles is kept confidential, and they should report to the editor if they find any violation of copyright and plagiarism by the author.
If the referee does not feel qualified to evaluate the subject of the article or it does not appear possible to provide timely feedback, he or she should inform the editor and request that he or she not be included in the refereeing process.
The editor clearly explains during the review process that the articles, submitted for evaluation to the referees, are the authors' private property and that this is a privileged communication process. Referees and members of the publication board are not permitted to discuss articles with others. The referees' identities should be kept strictly confidential. With the editor's decision, the relevant referees' comments for the article can sometimes be shared with other referees who commented on the same document, ensuring that referees are kept informed throughout the process.
Communication and Diplomacy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Plagiarism Policy
A similarity check is performed for each article submitted for publication in our Journal by the author(s) using the iThenticate software.
The Editorial Board of the Journal of Communication and Diplomacy adopts the following rules to determine the similarity rate:
• Articles with a general similarity rate of more than 10% are returned to the author without being subjected to the peer-review process. In this case, authors have three weeks to revise and resubmit their articles.
• The rate of similarity from a single source should be less than 3%.
• "Exclude Bibliography: ON, Exclude Quotes: OFF, Exclude Matches: OFF" settings must be used when creating the iThenticate report.
• Editors can perform a similarity check during or after the peer-review process.
Furthermore, regardless of the similarity rate, if any expression cited from a source without reference to the relevant source and/or blocks of similarity are determined, the work will be returned to the author without being reviewed.
All authors who submit an article agree to abide by the rules mentioned above.
When uploading the article to the system, the iThenticate report should also be attached as a file.
No article publication/processing fees are applicable for our journal.
All expenses of the journal are covered by the Presidency's Directorate of Communications.
There are no expenses involved with the publication or processing of articles in our journal.
No processing fees or submission fee are requested for articles submitted to the journal or accepted for publication.
Indexes: DRJI, Asos Index, Google Scholar, İdealonline
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