出刊歷史與宗旨
《傳播與社會學刊》(以下簡稱學刊) 是香港中文大學新聞與傳播學院中華傳媒與比較傳播研究中心和香港浸會大學傳播學院媒介與傳播研究中心合辦的中文學術期刊,於二零零六年十二月創刊,目前每年刊行四期,刊期為一月、四月、七月和十月。 

學刊已經正式成為「台灣社會科學引文索引核心期刊 (TSSCI)」收錄的期刊。從2013年1月起,所有刊登在《傳播與社會學刊》的學術論文,均會被納入TSSCI。
 
2015年學刊正式成為「國際傳播學會(International Communication Association) 」附屬學刊,是獲此殊榮的第一本外文期刊。

本刊創刊宗旨有三點:
第一、鼓勵原創性的傳播理論探索並發表原創及優秀的研究成果;
第二、為中港臺及海外華文傳播研究者提供一知性探討的平臺;
第三、宣導跨學科傳播學研究,促進華語傳播學術主體的發展。
 
學刊以刊登來自世界各地的傳播學研究論文為主,輔以著名學者學術對談、傳播論壇等欄目,讓讀者更深入掌握當今傳播學和其他社會學科的發展。 

香港中文大學新聞與傳播學院的陳韜文教授是學刊的創刊和第一任主編,現任主編是香港中文大學新聞與傳播學院羅文輝教授,其他編輯包括香港浸會大學傳理學院黃煜教授、蕭小穗教授和宋韻雅教授,香港中文大學新聞與傳播學院馮應謙教授、黃懿慧教授及邱林川教授,台灣政治大學傳播學院張卿卿教授、上海交通大學媒體與設計學院張國良教授以及美國阿拉巴馬大學傳播與信息學院周樹華教授。 此外,學刊邀請到各地著名學者出任編輯顧問,中港臺及海外主要傳播學會及研究中心擔當協辦單位。

學刊屬於整個華語研究社群,歡迎世界各地的傳播學者投稿。學刊嚴守國際學術規範,採用雙向不記名的審稿方式。 

學刊設有印刷版和網路版。讀者只需於學刊網站 (http://www.cschinese.com/) 登記成為會員,便可免費瀏覽及下載學刊所有內容。網站內亦載有詳盡投稿資料以供參考。

 

 
History, Aims and Scope
 
Communication & Society (the Journal thereafter) is a refereed journal that publishes four issues a year, in January, April, July and October. It is a joint publication of the Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Centre of Media and Communication Research, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).
 
Communication and Society has been accepted into the Taiwan Social Science Citation Index (TSSCI). All articles of Communication and Society, starting from Issue 23, January 2013, will be indexed in TSSCI.
 
Communication and Societyis officially designed as the first Affiliate Journal of International Communication Association in 2015.
 
Launched in December 2006, the journal serves the rapidly expanding research community in Greater China and other parts of the world. It aims to achieve three major goals. The first is to promote the development of communication science in Chinese through the publication of original and state-of-the-art research reports. The second is to serve as a bridge between scholarship in the East and West and to promote transborder perspectives in research. The third is to foster an interdisciplinary approach to the study of communication.
 
Research articles form the bulk of the Journal's contents. It also features periodic exchanges with world-renown scholars in social science in general and communication in particular.
 
Professor Joseph Chan from CUHK is the Journal's founding editor-in-chief. The current editor-in-chief is Prof. Ven-Hwei Lo from CUHK. There are nine editors, namely, Prof. Yu Huang, Prof. Xiaosui Xiao, and Prof. Yunya Song from HKBU, Prof. Prof. Anthony Fung, Prof. Christine Huang and Prof. Jack Qiu from CUHK, Prof. Chingching Chang from Chengchi University, Prof. Guoliang Zhang from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Prof. Shuhua Zhou from University of Alabama.
 
Serving on the Journal's editorial board are well-established scholars from around the world. Its co-sponsors include the major communication research institutions and associations from Greater China, UK and USA.
 
The Journal serves the whole research community and looks forward to receiving the best articles from Chinese-speaking researchers from around the world. It abides by the norms of blind review in selecting articles.
 

The Journal has both a print and an online version. After registering as a member on the Journal website<www.cschinese.com>, readers can view and download all the Journal's contents. Details about submission are also provided in the website for easy reference. 

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