IJoC Publishes 70 Papers in September 2019

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International Journal of Communication
announces the publication of 70 papers that
published in SEPTEMBER

The International Journal Communication is pleased to announce the publication of 70 papers in September 2019 which includes a Special Section on Computation Communication Science and a Special Section on Communication, Culture, and Governance in Asia. To access these papers, Ctrl+Click on the titles below for direct hyperlinking or go to ijoc.org to read the Special Sections.

Please note that according to the latest Google Scholar 2019 statistics, IJoC now ranks 2nd among all Humanities journals and 5th among all Communications journals in the world — demonstrating the viability of non-commercial open access scholarly publication at the highest level.



Gendered Visibility on Social Media: Navigating Instagram’s Authenticity Bind
Brooke Erin Duffy, Emily Hund

The Elephant and the Bird: Republican Candidates’ Use of Strategy and Issue Framing in Twitter During the 2016 Republican Presidential Primaries
Dror Walter, Yotam Ophir

Online Incivility, Cyberbalkanization, and the Dynamics of Opinion Polarization During and After a Mass Protest Event
Francis L.F. Lee, Hai Liang, Gary K. Y. Tang

Tweeting to (Selectively) Engage: How Government Agencies Target Stakeholders on Twitter during Hurricane Harvey
Wenlin Liu, Weiai Xu

Gendered Spaces, Gendered Friendship Networks? Exploring the Organizing Patterns of LGBTQ Youth
Traci Gillig, Leila Bighash

Celebrity Political Endorsement and Young Voters in Europe: A Five-Country Comparison on Celebrity Support Effectiveness in the European Elections
Katja Friedrich, Cordula Nitsch 

Picketing the Virtual Storefront: Content Moderation and Political Criticism of Businesses on Yelp
Ben Medeiros

News Media Literacy: Effects of Consumption
Christine McWhorter

The Scholarship of Public Diplomacy: Analysis of a Growing Field
Efe Sevin, Emily T. Metzgar, Craig Hayden

How Does Communication Anxiety Influence Well-Being? Examining the Mediating Roles of Preference for Online Social Interaction (POSI) and Loneliness
Yixin Chen

Surveillance in Weak States: The Problem of Population Information in Afghanistan
Ali Karimi 

Whose Death Matters? A Quantitative Analysis of Media Attention to Deaths of Black Americans in Police Confrontations, 2013–2016
Ethan Zuckerman, J. Nathan Matias, Rahul Bhargava, Fernando Bermejo, Allan Ko

Promoting Support for Public Health Policies Through Mediated Contact: Can Narrator Perspective and Self-Disclosure Curb In-Group Favoritism?
Riva Tukachinsky, Emily Brogan-Freitas, Tessa Urbanovich

Sweetgrass AR: Exploring Augmented Reality as a Resource for Indigenous–Settler Relations
Rob McMahon, Amanda Almond, Greg Whistance-Smith, Diana Steinhauer, Stewart Steinhauer, Diane P. Janes 

“None of Us Is an Island”: Toward the Conception of Positive Populism Through the Analysis of Pope Francis’s Twitter Communication
Marton Demeter, Tamas Toth

Call if you Can, Text if You Can’t: A Dismediation of U.S. Emergency Communication Infrastructure
Elizabeth Ellcessor 

Peeling Back the Onion: Formative Agenda Building in Business Journalism
Matthew W. Ragas, Hai L. Tran

Measuring Gender in News Representations of Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Lindsey E. Blumell, Glenda Cooper

Older Adults’ Online Information Seeking and Subjective Well-Being: The Moderating Role of Internet Skills
Matthias Hofer, Eszter Hargittai, Moritz Büchi, Alexander Seifert

Comparing Discursive and Performative Contributions to Legitimation of Government: A Study of Municipal Policy Making in Chengdu
Lingling Pan, Qinying Chen, Thomas Jacobson

The Associations of Appearance Comparisons with Peers and Chinese and Korean Media Figures with Thin-Ideal Internalization, Body Dissatisfaction, and the Drive for Thinness Among Female Korean-Chinese College Students in China
Namdoo Kim, Jounghee Lee

Political Elites’ Use of Fake News Discourse Across Communications Platforms
Kate Farhall, Andrea Carson, Scott Wright, Andrew Gibbons, William Lukamto

Color TV: Postcolonial Concerns and “Colored” Television Audiences in South Africa
Shelley-Jean Bradfield

Social Capital as an Inhibitor of Online Political Incivility: An Analysis of Behavioral Patterns Among Politically Active Facebook Users
Toby Hopp, Chris J. Vargo

Media Effects and Marginalized Ideas: Relationships Among Media Consumption and Support for Black Lives Matter
Danielle Kilgo, Rachel R. Mourão 

Graphicons and Tactics in Satirical Trolling on Tumblr.com
Pnina Fichman, Ashley R. Dainas 

And Then the War Came: A Content Analysis of Resilience Processes in the Narratives of Refugees from Humans of New York
Virginia Sánchez Sánchez, Helen Lillie

From Inside the Rhizome: Mapping the Greek Alternative Mediascape
Pantelis Vatikiotis, Dimitra L. Milioni

Exploring Normative Leadership: An Egocentric Network Approach to Friends’ Norm-Signaling Relevance
Sarah Geber 

Detecting Textual Reuse in News Stories, At Scale
Tom Nicholls

Revisiting Hearing the Other Side: Distinct Associations of Social Network Characteristics With Political Discussion and Participation
Sun Kyong (Sunny) Lee, Nathan J. Lindsey, Kyun Soo Kim, William T. Howe

Reaching Muslims from the Bully Pulpit: Analyzing Modern Presidential Discourse on Islam and Muslims from FDR to Trump
Rico Neumann, Devon Geary

“Kingston Be Wise:” Jamaica’s Reggae Revival, Musical Livity, and Troubling Temporality in the Modern Global Music Industry
John Vilanova

Self-Censorship of the Nira Radia Tapes: A Critical Juncture in the Indian Journalistic Field
Swati Maheshwari 


From Pick-Up Artists to Incels: Con(fidence) Games, Networked Misogyny, and the Failure of Neoliberalism
Jack Bratich, Sarah Banet-Weiser

Mediatized Rituals: Understanding the Media in the Age of Deep Mediatization
Xi Cui


Karen Bennett and Rita Queiroz de Barros (Eds.), Hybrid Englishes and the Challenges of/for Translation: Identity, Mobility and Language Change
Feng Pan

Kate Wright, Who’s Reporting Africa Now? Non-Governmental Organizations, Journalists, and Multimedia
Lindsay Palmer

Elaine Jing Zhao, Digital China’s Informal Circuits: Platforms, Labour and Governance
Andrew P. White

Meg-John Barker, Rosalind Gill and Laura Harvey, Mediated Intimacy: Sex Advice in Media Culture
Kathryn Higgins

Ralina Joseph, Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media, and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity
Kelli Moor

Daniel A. Grano, The Eternal Present of Sport: Rethinking Sport and Religion
Elysia Galindo-Ramirez

Enda Brophy, Language Put to Work: The Making of the Global Call Center Work Force
David Boromisza-Habashi

Leen d’Haenens, Helena Sousa, and Josef Trappel (Eds.), Comparative Media Policy, Regulation and Governance in Europe: Unpacking the Policy Cycle
Christopher Ali

M. Zain Sulaiman and Rita Wilson, Translation and Tourism: Strategies for Effective Cross-Cultural Promotion
Linxin Liang, Jinhai Zheng

Taina Bucher, If…Then: Algorithmic Power and Politics
Hao Cao

Elizabeth Ellcessor, Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation
Zhongxuan Lin

Anne K. Armstrong, Marianne E. Krasny, and Jonathon P. Schuldt
Communicating Climate Change: A Guide for Educators

Oliver Boyd-Barrett

Paul Frosh, The Poetics of Digital Media
Greg Niedt

Roger McNamee, Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe
Heidi E. Huntington


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