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Asian Communication Research

Asian Communication Research

Asian Communication Research (ACR) is an interdisciplinary and international journal that features cutting-edge research at the intersection of between the broadly conceived region of Asia and communication. As an official journal of the Korean Society for Journalism and Communication Studies(KSJCS), the premier academic association for communication scholars and journalism practitioners in Korea, the Journal publishes original research articles, essays, and book reviews that examine a broad range of issues related to Asian communication scholarship. It publishes three issues annually. ACR is the oldest all-in-English peer-reviewed journal in journalism and communication studies in Korea and is indexed in Korea Citation Index(KCI).

Editorial Board Members

The editorial board members of ACR include internationally well-known scholars and research experts whose research and academic contributions to the various fields of communication have been significance crosses disciplinary and sub-field boundaries. And the board members are able to keep the position for three years consequently. Inquiries and manuscript submissions should be sent to

Editor in Chief

Jae Chul Shim (Korea University, Republic of Korea,

Associate Managing Editor

Bora Lee (Korea University, Republic of Korea,

Editorial Board Members
  • Dohyun Ahn (Jeju National University, Korea)
  • Crystal Anderson (George Mason University, USA)
  • Leo Ching (Duke University, USA)
  • Hichang Cho (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Peichi Chung (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
  • Sungeun Chung (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
  • Wonjun Chung (University of Suwon, Korea)
  • Charles Ess (University of Oslo, Norway)
  • Anthony Fung (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
  • Kaori Hayashi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Seok-kyeong Hong-Mercier (Seoul National University, Korea)
  • Yongick Jeong (Louisiana State University, USA)
  • Dal Yong Jin (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
  • Jyotsna Kapur (Southern Illinois University, USA)
  • Michael Keane (Curtin University, Australia)
  • Shin Dong Kim (Hallym University, Korea)
  • Sunghae Kim (Daegu University, Korea)
  • Nojin Kwak (University of Michigan, USA)
  • Hye-ryeon Lee (University of Hawaii, USA)
  • Jae Kyung Lee (Ewha Womans University, Korea)
  • Wansoo Lee (Dongseo University, Korea)
  • Kai Khiun Liew (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  • Valentina Marinescu ( University of Bucharest, Romania)
  • Shin Mizukoshi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Nissim Otmazgin (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Hye Jin Paek (Hanyang University, Korea)
  • Hee Sun Park (Korea University, Korea)
  • Jong-min Park (Kyunghee University, Korea)
  • Sung Hee Park (Ewha Womans University, Korea)
  • Viriya Sawangchot (Independent scholar based in Bangkok, Thailand)
  • Mehdi Semati (Northern Illinois University, USA)
  • Doobo Shim (Sungshin University, Korea)
  • John Sinclair (University of Melbourne, Australia)
  • Colin Sparks (Hong Kong Baptist University, China)
  • Rolando Tolentino (Film Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines)
  • HaeKyung Um (University of Liverpool, UK)
  • Jing Wu (Peking University, China)
  • Irene Fang-chih Yang (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan)
  • Jae Woong Yoo (Eulji University, Korea)
  • Sunny Yoon (Hanyang University, Korea)
  • Young-ok Yum (Center for Global Local Solutions, USA)
  • Kyun Soo Kim (Chonnam National University, Korea)
  • Michael Prieler (Hallym University, Korea)
  • Min Sun Shim (Inha University, Korea)
  • Byoung Hee Kim (Seowon university, Korea)