Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Al-Balagh (Journal of Da'wa and Communication) is a scientific publication that efforts to facilitate academic articles and scholarly writings of a number studies in empirical research in the field of Da'wa and Communication. Al-Balagh is open to academics, students, researchers, and practitioners who are interested in contributing their thoughts, especially in the field of Da'wa and Communication.

The main focus of al-Balagh journal is on the exploration of dynamics propagation in Islamic proselytizing, studies of communication science, and the development of contemporary media in theoretical realm as well as practical one, especially the scope of local, national, and global.

Sub themes and scope in the scientific publications of al-Balagh include:

1. Da'wa and Islamic propagation:
a. Studies in the science of da'wa, such as history of da'wa, philosophy of da'wa, and methodology of da'wa, include in culturally, economically, and politically.
b. Management of da'wa that related to make a plan and strategy for Islamic proselytizing, Islamic global tourism, and Islamic management and religious tourism.
c. Da'wa, especially in the analysis of social and psychological, Islamic counseling, and the relationship between da'wa and socio-cultural studies.

2. Communication science:
a. Studies in communication science in general, communication theory, and approaches in communication, interpersonal communication, group communication, and organizational communication.
b. Political communication, including the strategies of political communication, political campaigns, political marketing, governance, public policy, and political parties.
c. Development of communication, such as the communication planning, communication and contemporary issues, and communication management.
d. Communication science in the study of psychology and social culture, include in the field of sociology of communication, psychology of communication, communication and local wisdom, and intercultural communication.
e. Media studies, including the scope of journalism, mass communication, mass media management, media content analysis, and new media studies.
f. Public Relations (PR), consisting of human relations, corporate social resposibility (CSR), media relations, public affair, marketing communications, and advertising.

Section Policies

Articles

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All submitted manuscripts have not been published before or being submitted to other journals. All received manuscripts undergo double blind reviews. For the first process, the editors professionally select the manuscripts based on the required standard. Manuscripts deserve anti-plagiarism verification using several possible software and al-Balagh unique detection. Have been verified, the manuscripts sent to the editorial boards that comes from outside host Institute. It is a duty for the authors to revise the manuscripts based on the editorial boards feedback; and back it soon to the editor two weeks after. Finally, the manuscripts will be printed and published on the al-Balagh website.

Publication Frequency

al-Balagh : Jurnal Dakwah dan Komunikasi published bi-annually (January-June, July-December) with 6 articles in each issue

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.

This ejournal system and it's contents licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...