Focus and Scope

Journal IPTEK-KOM has a mission to enrich the scientific discourse in the fields of information and communication technology.

The scope of Journal IPTEK-KOM includes in 2 (two) major areas: Media and Communication Studies, and Digital Public Policy.

Communication and Media Studies, include:
  • New Media Studies
  • Digital Literacy
  • Digital Public Relationship
  • Digital Journalism
  • Digital Advertising
  • Digital Broadcasting
Public Policy in Digital Public Policy

Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

  • All manuscripts received are subject to (blind) peer review process by competent reviewers in the relevant field (and are expected to meet standards of academic excellence).
  • Manuscripts are reviewed blind name through double anonymous peer review
  • The selection of competent reviewers is part of editorial policies. Reviewers include researchers, practitioners, and academicians, in the fields of communications and informatics
  • Each submitted manuscript will go through a peer-review process by 1 editors and 2 reviewer with the following stages: 
  1. The editor performs an adminstrative assessment of the submitted manuscript. Manuscript that do not pass the assessment will be returned to the authors with editor's note (rejected or revision). Editor continues the manuscripts that passed the technical and administrative assessment for the blind review process. 
  2. Section editor performs a technical assessment of the manuscript that has been revised by author. The manuscript that passes the technical assessment will be reviewed by the reviewer. 
  3. Reviewer review the script and make recommendation
  4. Editor submits the results of the assessment and recommendation to the author along with the deadline for revision.
  5. Editor will send a ready-to-publish copy to the author before it is issued for approval and can not be withdrawn.

Publication Frequency

Jurnal IPTEK-KOM is published twice a year, in June (first edition) and December (second edition)


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Submission Fees

The submission process and the published articles are free of charge. Our publishing process was already funded by BPPKI Yogyakarta, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Republic Indonesia.


Plagiarsm Screening Policy

  1. All received manuscripts will go through plagiarism screening process by the editorial board.
  2. The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works. If the author(s) use other's works and/or words then they must be cited or quoted appropriately.
  3. The author must sign a statement of ethical publications and send back to the editorial board. Publication Ethic Statement can be download here

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Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Author (s) hold copyrights and retain copyrights of articles if the article is accepted for publishing.
  2. The author grants the journal, right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work’s authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal’s published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  4. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.
  5. The article and any associated published material are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Public allowed to Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and Adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) this journal article content.

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Balai Pengembangan Sumber Daya Manusia dan Penelitian (BPSDMP) Kominfo Yogyakarta. Managed by Communication Science Departmen UGM

BPSDMP KOMNFO Yogyakarta, Kementerian Komunikasi dan Informatika

Dikom Fisipol UGM


Jurnal IPTEK-KOM’s first publication was in 1998 and frequently published twice a year June and December, until now. At the time, BPSDMP Kominfo Yogyakarta was known as Balai Penelitian Pers dan Pendapat Umum (BP3U) under Departemen Penerangan RI (Department of Information of the Republic of Indonesia). At that time, the scope of the journal was communication and media studies. We got our p-ISSN with number 1440-3346.

Since then, the institution of the publisher of IPTEK-KOM changed according to the era of government. From BPPI Yogyakarta (became BPPKI Yogyakarta and finally became BPSDMP Yogyakarta. BPSDMP Kominfo Yogyakarta is a Technical Executive Unit under Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan SDM (Agency of Research and Development of Human Resources), Kementerian Komunikasi dan Informatika RI (the Ministry of Communications and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia).  

In 2017, Jurnal IPTEK-KOM is going to implement electronically accessed journal system management. The scope is related to information and communication technology, media and communication studies, and public policy. Our e-ISSN is 2527-4902.

Jurnal IPTEK-KOM got the national accreditation from  Kementerian Ristek Dikiti in September 2018 with accreditation number 21/E/KPT/2018, July, 9th 2018. 

Jurnal IPTEK-KOM applied the re-accreditation process in 2020. Based on Accreditation number 148/E/KPT/2020, August, 3th 2020 from the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of the Republic Of Indonesia, Jurnal IPTEK-KOM has been accredited in SINTA 2 since Volume 21 No 2 December 2019.

In 2023, Jurnal IPTEK-KOM managed by Communication Science Department UGM.

In order to improve accreditation quality, Jurnal IPTEK-KOM describe the scope in detail, i.e.

Communication and Media Studies:
  • New Media Studies
  • Digital Literacy
  • Digital Public Relationship
  • Digital Journalism
  • Digital Advertising
  • Digital Broadcasting
Public Policy:
  • Digital Public Policy