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Open Access Journalism Journals

A list of Open Access Journalism journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Journalism is investigation and reporting of events, issues and trends to a broad audience

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

Hopefully this list of Journalism Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Journalism manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Journalism journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Instead of displaying the most commonly known Journalism journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Journalism journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Journalism venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Journalism journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Journalism OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Journalism Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Pacific journalism monographs2253-411311363.6
International journal of journalism & mass communication2349-2635Graphy Publications3133.3
Cuadernos de información0716-162XPontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile6433.3
Brazilian journalism research1808-4079Associacao Brasileira de Pesquisadores de Jornalismo911431.9Website
Pacific Journalism Review1023-9499Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library1242180230.8Website
Review of journalism and mass communication2333-5742American Research Institute for Policy Development10230
Journalism and media2673-5172MDPI AG919926.4Website
AJMC (Asian Journal of Media and Communication)2579-6100Universitas Islam Indonesia (Islamic University of Indonesia)13223.1
Journalistica1901-6220Aarhus University Library1206922.5
Habaršy1563-0242al-Farabi Kazakh National University166622.3
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access refers to free access to information and unrestricted use of electronic resources for everyone. Any kind of digital content can be open access, from texts and data to software, audio, and video.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
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How can I publish my paper on
That's exactly why we made these lists, so you can find a journal that will publish your paper. We at don't offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
The Article Processing Charge (APC) is the fee that publishers of some open access journals charge in order to publish articles.
What are the different Open Access types?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.