Peer Review Policy

Every article that is sent to the editorial staff will be carefully selected through Initial Review processes by the editorial board, then the article will be sent to the reviewer, the review on the communicator sphere is carried out by the single-blind peer-review process.

After passed editorial review, each article will be assigned 2 (two) peer reviewers to ensure a robust and fair review process and after that, the article will be returned to the author if revision is needed. These processes take approximately a month (four weeks). Communicator Sphere collaborates with experts in the field of communication science who have many publications in national and international journals to ensure that the peer-review process is carried out in a professional, neutral, and unbiased manner, and therefore Communicator Sphere does not accept any articles from internal Universitas Bhayangkara Surabaya.


Peer review of referred papers

Editors board of Communicator Sphere will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of refereed papers based on the reviews and editorial insight. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.