An international journal of pure communication inquiry                                issn 2063-7330


Aims and Scope

KOME is a theory and pure research-oriented journal of communication studies and related fields. Therefore theoretical researches and discussions that help to understand better, or reconceptualize the understanding of communication or the media are its center of interests; being either an useful supplement to, or a reasonable alternative to current models and theories. Given the connection between theory and empirical research, we are open to submissions of empirical papers if the research demonstrates a clear endorsement of communication and media theories. We are also committed to the ideas of trans- and interdisciplinarity and prefer topics that are relevant for more than one special discipline of social sciences. Articles published in KOME should represent the diversity that comprises the study of communication and related disciplines, regardless of philosophical paradigms and in favor of methodological pluralism. KOME encourage the use of non-sexist language in research writing.

Peer Review Policy

All original articles in KOME have undergone rigorous peer review, based on preliminary editorial screening and blind refereeing by at least two anonymous reviewers. All corresponding authors receive the fully anonymized texts of the referee's reports.

Archiving and Dissemination

All published articles are archived in REAL, the Repository of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. KOME assigns DOIs to all published articles and submits article metadata and identifiers to CrossRef. All published articles are Open Access, free to all readers.


KOME is published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association. H-1093 Budapest, Közraktár utca 4-6. PRP: Özséb Horányi, Member of Presidency.


Marton Demeter, PhD; Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, Hungary


Janos Toth; Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary


KOME Editorial Board

Ron Burnett, PhD; Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Canada


Péter Cseke, PhD; Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 


Edit Farkas, PhD; Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary


Prof. Sarah Gehlert, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, USA


Prof. Sue McGregor, PhD, Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada


Prof. Özséb Horányi, PhD; Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary


Imre Lázár MD, Phd, Semmelweis University, Hungary


Prof. Basarab Nicolescu; CNRS, Paris, France


Benedek Toth, PhD; University of Szeged, Hungary


Panayiota Tsatsou, PhD; University of Leicester, UK 


Tudor Vlad, PhD; Georgia Univesity, Athens, USA


Pierre Zirkuli, PhD; CNRS, Paris, France 


Andrea Zsigmond; Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania



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