Publication Ethic

The Indonesian Journal of Communication Science is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed publication focused on the study of communication and its role in shaping social, cultural, political, and economic dynamics. The journal welcomes research from a range of disciplines including but not limited to communication studies, sociology, psychology, linguistics, media studies, and anthropology that have never been published. This scientific code of ethics statement is a code of ethics statement for all parties involved in the process of publishing scientific journals, namely managers, editors, partners/reviewers, and writers/authors. Ethical code of scientific publications statement is based on the Head Regulation of LIPI Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Ethical code of Scientific Publication, which in essence is the Ethical code of Scientific Publication upholds the three ethical values in publication, such as:

1. Neutrality, which is free from conflicts of interest in publications management;
2. Justice, namely to give authorship rights to those who are entitled as authors/writers; and
3. Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Editor in Chief
1. Determine the name of the journal, scope of science, scale, and accreditation if necessary.
2. Determine editor membership.
3. Defining relationships between publishers, editors, best partners, and other parties.
4. Respect confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, authors/writers, editors, and best-partner partners.
5. Implement norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyright.
6. Perform journal policy review and submit it to authors/writers, editors, best partners, and readers.
7. Make a code of conduct guide for editors and best partners.
8. Publish journals regularly.
9. Ensure the availability of funding sources for the sustainability of journal publishing.
10. Building a network of cooperation and marketing.
11. To improve the quality of the journal.
12. Prepare licensing and other legal aspects.

Editor's Duties and Responsibilities
1. The editor comments on the author's writing so the reader can understand what the writer wants to say, through comments written on the manuscript.
2. The editor comments on the author's manuscript in accordance with the language of EBI (Indonesian Spelling) or the language according to the standard of the journal.
3. The editor strives to improve the quality of publications on an ongoing basis;
4. The editor puts forward freedom of opinion objectively,
5. The editor conveys corrections, clarifications, withdrawals, and apologies if needed,
6. The editor ensures that the writer's writings are not related to SARA or anything that could harm the Publisher and coordinate the writer's writings to the editor in chief of the publisher if the writing is slightly controversial.
7. Editor receives, examines, and follows up complaints from all parties involved in publishing the journal;
8. The editor supports initiatives to educate researchers about the ethics of publication,
9. Editors do not maintain their own opinions, authors, or third parties that can result in non-objective decisions,
10. The editor encourages the author/writer, to be able to make repairs to the paper until it is worth publishing.
11. The editor performs the layout of the manuscript to be published so that it matches the journal template.
12. Editor assisted the editor-in-chief in finalizing the collection of manuscripts before printing and publishing, especially in terms of language, format, and layout.

Duties and Responsibilities of Bestari Partners
1. Provide objective and unbiased written feedback on the value of scholarship and the contribution of the manuscript to the development of science;
2. Shows whether the manuscript is quite clear, complete, and relevant and whether it is in accordance with the scope of the journal;
3. Does not provide criticism or comments that are personal; and
4. Maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript, by not discussing it with parties who are not related, or disclosing information contained in the text to other parties.
5. Duties and Responsibilities of the Website Administrator.

The Website Administrator is the person responsible for managing the journal website. Specifically, the scope of duties of the Website Administrator are as follows:

1. Prepare a journal website;
2. Configure system options and manage user accounts;
3. Register for editors, reviewers, and writers;
4. Manage journal features;
5. View report statistics; and
6. Upload/publish papers that are already accepted.