Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

CSM focuses on Empirical research and practical experience of a wide range of research areas including Cross-culture communication, Political communication, Historical communication, Economical communication, Verbal and non-verbal communication, Family communication, Children and teenager communication, Intelligent communication, Nature communication, Applied Communication, Communication Education, Communication Theory, Electronic Media, Environmental Communication, Health Communication, International and Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Language and Social Interaction, Legal Communication, Mass Communication and Media Literacy, Mass Media, Organizational Communication, Public Relations, Semiotics, Small Group Communication, Speech Communication, Visual Communication


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The journal adopts double-blind peer review (also called anonymous peer review). On one hand, the reviewers do not know the author's identity. On the other hand, the authors do not know who accept to review their manuscripts. After accepting the review task, the external reviewers should return the review result in two weeks.


Publication Frequency

2021 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2020 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2019 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2018 Semiannual, published in June and December


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.



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