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The International Journal of Communication invites you to read these papers that published in September

The International Journal of Communication has published 30 papers in September 2017 including the Special Section on Global Digital Culture. We invite you to read these papers which can be accessed at, or Ctrl+Click on the article title below. We look forward to your feedback!



Civic Creativity: Role-Playing Games in Deliberative Process
Eric Gordon, Jason Haas, Becky Michelson

Integration or Isolation? Mapping Out the Position of Radical Right Media in the Public Sphere
Ov Cristian Norocel, Gabriella Szabó, Márton Bene

Emotional Realism, Affective Labor and Politics in the Arab Fandom of Game of Thrones
Katty Alhayek

Revisiting the Origins of Communication Research: Walter Lippmann’s WWII Adventure in Propaganda and Psychological Warfare
Dominique Trudel

To Speak or Not to Speak: Predicting College Students’ Outspokenness in the Pro-Democracy Movement in Hong Kong
Wan-Ying Lin, Bolin Cao, Xinzhi Zhang

Thucydides’ Trap and Online Readers’ Reviews of Two Books on Zheng He’s Voyages
Dexin Tian, Chin-Chung Chao

Rhizomatic Writings on the Wall: Graffiti and Street Art in Cochabamba, Bolivia, as Nomadic Visual Politics
Lucia Mulherin Palmer

The Musicless Music Video as a Spreadable Meme Video: Format, User Interaction, and Meaning on YouTube
Cande Sánchez-Olmos, Eduardo Viñuela

Arabism and Anti-Persian Sentiments on Participatory Web Platforms: A Social Media Critical Discourse Study
Majid KhosraviNik, Nadia Sarkhoh 

Radio Mentions: An Analysis of Radio Personalities and Ethical Behaviour (Spain)
Salvador Perelló-Oliver, Clara Muela-Molina

Message-Framing Effects on Indian Females’ Mammography-Screening Intentions: Examining Moderating and Mediating Relationships
Christopher McKinley, Yam Limbu, C. Jayachandran

What Is News? What Is the Newspaper? The Physical, Functional, and Stylistic Transformation of Print Newspapers, 1988–2013
Miki Tanikawa

Reporting War in 140 Characters: How Journalists Used Twitter During the 2014 Gaza–Israel Conflict
Ori Tenenboim

Environmental Groups Treading the Discursive Tightrope of Social License: Australian and Canadian Cases Compared
Lyn McGaurr, Libby Lester

A “Crisscrossing” Historical Analysis of Four Theories of the Press
Terhi Rantanen


What is Happening in Digital Education? The Class and The War on Learning
Grace Yuehan Wang

Robert W. McChesney, Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century: Media, Politics, and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist Democracy
Aleah Kiley 

Susan Jeffords and Fahed Al-Sumait (Eds.), Covering Bin Laden: Global Media and the World’s Most Wanted Man
Oliver Boyd-Barrett  

Xigen Li, Emerging Media: Uses and Dynamics
Ki Joon Kim

Miguel A. Jiménez-Crespo, Crowdsourcing and Online Collaborative Translations: Expanding the Limits of Translation Studies
Linxin Liang, Mingwu Xu

Nicholas A. John, The Age of Sharing
Robert W. Gehl

Tim Wu, The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside our Heads
Jonathan D. Aronson


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Arlene Luck
Managing Editor