IJoC Publishes 18 Articles in March


IJoC Publishes 18 Articles in March

The International Journal of Communication (IJoC) has published the following 18 papers in March which we’re delighted to share with you. Please click on the article title below to access the manuscript.


Which Countries Does the World Talk About? An Examination of Factors that Shape Country Presence on Twitter
Denis Wu, Jacob Groshek, Michael G. Elasmar

The Challenge of Delocalized Channels: Transfrontier Television in Poland (Characteristics, Typology and Content)
Tomasz Gackowski

A Mediation Model to Explain the Effects of Information Seeking from Media and Interpersonal Sources on Young Adults’ Intention to Use Marijuana
Lourdes S. Martinez, Nehama Lewis

Enjoyment and Appreciation as Motivators for Coping: Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Media Messages on Perceived Threat
Jinhee Kim, Mina Tsay-Vogel

Smiles, Babies, and Status Symbols: The Persuasive Effects of Image Choices in Small-Entrepreneur Funding Requests
Kenton Bruce Anderson, Gregory D. Saxton

Agreeing Not to Disagree: Iterative Versus Episodic Forms of Political Participatory Behaviors
Yangsun Hong, Hernando Rojas

Jus Algoritmi: How the National Security Agency Remade Citizenship
John Cheney-Lippold

Source Variety, Event Frequency, and Context in Newspaper Crime Reporting
Rocky Dailey, Debora Halpern Wenger

Bottom of the Data Pyramid: Big Data and the Global South
Payal Arora

Mediated Contact, Intergroup Attitudes, and Ingroup Members’ Basic Values: South Koreans and Migrant Workers
Hyeyeon Ju, Sung-Yeon Park, Jae C. Shim, Yunhee Ku

Communication in a Post-Disaster Community: The Struggle to Access Social Capital
Donald Matheson, Annalee Jones

The Efficacy of Chinese News Coverage of Tobacco Control: A Comparison between Media Agenda and Policy Agenda
Di Zhang, Baijing Hu, Ruosi Shao

Hosting Together via Couchsurfing: Privacy Management in the Context of Network Hospitality
Airi Lampinen

Co-mmodifying the Gay Body: Globalization, the Film Industry and Female Prosumers in the Contemporary Korean Mediascape
Jungmin Kwon


The Herald and Daily News’ Framing of the Leaked Zimbabwean Draft Constitution and Vice President Joice Mujuru’s Fall from Grace
Albert Chibuwe


Phoebe H. Li, A Virtual Chinatown: The Diasporic Mediasphere of Chinese Migrants in New Zealand
Aya Yadlin-Segal

Mohan J. Dutta, Communicating Social Change: Structure, Culture, and Agency
Daniel Lane

Joseph M. Reagle Jr., Reading the Comments: Likers, Haters, and Manipulators at the Bottom of the Web
Anna Lee Swan