Patti Valkenburg has been listed again among the top one percent of authors contributing to the leading journals in communication science. This list of authors appeared in the November 2017 issue of Communication Education.
Just like a 2012 bibliographic analysis that appeared in the same journal, Valkenburg is the only scholar on the list who is affiliated to a European university. The academic journals included in the analysis are: Journal of Communication, Human Communication Research, Communication Research, and Communication Monographs. The acceptance rate of these journals is around 8-12%.
Source: Griffin et al. (2017). Scholarly productivity in communication studies: Five-year review 2012–2016. Communication Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03634523.2017.1385820