An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published.
A book review is a form of literary criticism in which a book is analyzed based on content, style, and merit.
Communication studies or communication sciences is an academic discipline that deals with processes of human communication.
The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is an annual publication by Clarivate Analytics (previously the intellectual property of Thomson Reuters).
The National Communication Association (NCA) is a not-for-profit membership-based scholarly society founded in 1914.
Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).
Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.
Routledge is a British multinational publisher.
Thomson Reuters Corporation is a Canadian multinational mass media and information firm.