IJoC Publishes 36 papers in March 2019

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invites you to read these 36 papers that
published in MARCH

The International Journal Communication is pleased to announce the publication of 36 papers in March 2019 including a Special Section on the Gulf Information War.  To access these papers, please Ctrl+Click on the article titles below for direct linking, or go to ijoc.org to read the Special Section. We look forward to your feedback.



The Digital Divide, Social Inclusion, and Health Among Persons With Mental Illness in Poland
Yu-Leung Ng, Kara Chan, Łukasz Balwicki, Peter Huxley, Marcus Yu-Lung Chiu

Sociodemographic Analysis of TV Genre Preference: The Lebanese Case
Nadine A. Yehya, Imad Bou-Hamad

From the Studio to the Street: Cultivating Democratic Norms in Uganda
Lee Shaker, Paul Falzone, Paul Sparks, Ruth Kugumikiriza

Using the Internet to Mobilize Marginalized Groups: People With Disabilities and Digital
Campaign Strategies in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

Filippo Trevisan

In the Shadow of State Power: Citizenship Rights, Civil Society, and Media Representation
in China, 2000–2012

Stephanie Na Liu, Tsan-Kuo Chang

Counting Queerness in Games: Trends in LGBTQ Digital Game Representation, 1985‒2005
Adrienne Shaw, Evan W. Lauteria, Hocheol Yang, Christopher J. Persaud,
Alayna M. Cole

What Do We Mean When We Talk About Transparency? Toward Meaningful Transparency
in Commercial Content Moderation

Nicolas P. Suzor, Sarah Myers West, Andrew Quodling, Jillian York

In the Warcraft Universe We Trust: An Analysis of Transmedia Advertising Strategies in
the World of Warcraft Video Game Series (“Battle Chest 3.0,” “Cataclysm,” and “Mists of Pandaria”)

Miguel Ángel Nicolás Ojeda, César San Nicolás Romera, Josefa Ros Velasco

Delineating and Assessing Cultural Relations: The Case of Asialink
Scott Wright, Will Higginbotham

The Sphere of Consensus in a Polarized Media System: The Case of Turkey During the
Catastrophic Coup Attempt

Emre Iseri, Eser Şekercioglu, Ugur Cevdet Panayirci

Online and Offline Communication and Political Knowledge and Participation in Presidential Campaigns: Effects of Geographical Context
Yung-I Liu

Translating Socioemotional Selectivity Theory Into Persuasive Communication:
Conceptualizing and Operationalizing Emotionally-Meaningful Versus Knowledge-Related

Margot J. van der Goot, Nadine Bol, Julia C.M. van Weert

Communication for Development and Social Change and the Challenge of Climate Change
Patrick D. Murphy, Tracy Mwaka Tinga

Examining the Relationship Between Media Use and Political Engagement: A Comparative
Study Among the United States, Kenya, and Nigeria

Oluseyi Adegbola, Sherice Gearhart

Communicative Acts of Citizenship: Contesting Europe’s Border in and Through the Media
Ludek Stavinoha

The Relationship Between Offline Social Capital and Online Learning Interactions
Carmel Kent, Amit Rechavi, Sheizaf Rafaeli

The Children Are Watching: A History of Age-Rating Television in Brazil
Liam Grealy, Catherine Driscoll, Andrea Limberto

This Is Who I Am: The Selfie as a Personal and Social Identity Marker
Valerie Barker, Nathian S. Rodriguez

Determinant and Consequence of Online News Authorship Verification: Blind News Consumption Creates Press Credibility
Sujin Choi, Jihoon Lim

The Complexities of the Role of Children in the Process of Technology Transmission Among Disadvantaged Families: A Mixed-Methods Approach
Teresa Correa, Isabel Pavez, Javier Contreras

Free Market Media, Democracy, and Partisanship: A Case Study of Kolkata’s Newspapers’ Coverage of Anti-Industrialization Protests
Suruchi Mazumdar

Liberal Individualist, Communitarian, or Deliberative? Analyzing Political Discussion on Facebook Based on Three Notions of Democracy
Lidia Valera-Ordaz


Alex Rosenblat, Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting The Rules of Work
Julian Posada

Mike Ananny, Networked Press Freedom: Networked Press Freedom: Creating
Infrastructures for a Public Right to Hear

Niall P. Stephens

Naomi Schiller, Channeling the State: Community Media and Popular Politics in Venezuela
Noah Zweig

Olga Baysha, Miscommunication Social Change: Miscommunicating Social Change:
Lessons from Russia and Ukraine

Oliver Boyd-Barrett

James W. Ure, Stop the Press: How the Mormon Church Tried to Silence the
Salt Lake Tribune

Daria B. Griffith

Ruth Palmer, Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight
Monika Raesch

Peter Janich (trans., Eric Hayot and Lea Pao), What is Information?
Peter Beattie

Bruce Mutsvairo (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Media and Communication
Research in Africa

Gregory Gondwe


Larry Gross

Arlene Luck
Managing Editor