IJoC Publishes 47 Papers in October 2019

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International Journal of Communication
announces the publication of 47 papers that
published in OCTOBER


The International Journal Communication is pleased to announce the publication of 47 papers in October 2019 which includes a Special Section on Urban Media Studies and a Special Section on Platform Politics in Europe. To access these papers, Ctrl+Click on the titles below for direct hyperlinking or go to ijoc.org to read the Special Sections. We look forward to your feedback!

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.



Precarity and New Media: Through the Lens of Indian Creators
Smith Mehta

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown in Africa: Cultural Brokerage, “Going Native,” and Colonial Nostalgia
Téwodros W. Workneh, H. Leslie Steeves

Control Responsibility: The Discursive Construction of Privacy, Teens, and Facebook in Flemish Newspapers
Ralf De Wolf, Stijn Joye

Populism in Scandinavian Immigration Discourse 1970–2016
Hilmar Mjelde, Jan Fredrik Hovden

Metajournalism and Media Critique: Responses to “Extremist Voices” in the Digitalized News Landscape
Anna Grøndahl Larsen, Tine Ustad Figenschou

Community Radio as a Space of Care: An Ecofeminist Perspective on Media Production in Environmental Conflicts
Paula Serafini

#MeToo Empowerment Through Media: A New Multiple Model for Predicting Attitudes Toward Media Campaigns
Osnat Roth-Cohen, Vered Ne’eman-Haviv, Hagit Bonny-Noach

Affective Digital Media of New Migration From Turkey: Feelings, Affinities, and Politics
Özlem Savaş

Queer Immaterial Labor in Beauty Videos by LGBTQ-Identified YouTubers
Ellie Homant, Katherine Sender

Centralized Agricultural Networks and Changing Agrarian Power Dynamics in the Platform Economy
Wei Wang

Disentangling Economic News Effects: The Impact of Tone, Uncertainty, and Issue on Public Opinion
Alyt Damstra

Explicating Listening in Organization–Public Communication: Theory, Practices, Technologies
Jim Macnamara 

News Consumption of Russian Vkontakte Users: Polarization and News Avoidance
Aleksandra Urman

Communication Privacy Management and Digital Evidence in an Intimate Partner Violence Case
Fanny A. Ramirez, Jeffrey Lane

Friend, Ally, or Rival? Twitter Diplomacy as “Technosocial” Performance of National Identity
Saif Shahin, Q. Elyse Huang

Quest for Immortality: An Analysis of ISIS’s Dabiq
Randall G. Rogan

Talking About and Beyond Censorship: Mapping Topic Clusters in the Chinese Twitter Sphere
Shiwen Wu, Bo Mai


Technology Innovation and the Rebirth of Self-Regulation: How The Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence Solve Big Problems Managing Environmental Regulation and Resources
David A. Hytha, Jonathan D. Aronson, Al Eng

The Genealogy of Communication
Eduardo Yuji Yamamoto


Albert-Lászlo Barabási, The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success. The Science Behind Why People Succeed or Fail
Magdalena Day

Yong-Chan Kim, Matthew D. Matsaganis, Holley A. Wilkin, and Joo-Young Jung (Eds.), The Communication Ecology of 21st Century Urban Communities
Jeffrey Lane

Elizabeth Ellcessor and Bill Kirkpatrick (Eds.), Disability Media Studies
Micky Lee

Helle V. Dam, Matilde Nisbeth Brøgger, and Karen Korning Zethsen (Eds.), Moving Boundaries in Translation Studies
Lisheng Liu

Justin Joque, Deconstruction Machines: Writing in the Age of Cyberwar
Luca Follis

David F. Purnell, Building Communities Through Food: Strengthening Communication, Families, and Social Capital
Andrea Wenzel

Sakari Taipale, Intergenerational Connections in Digital Families
Štěpán Žádník

Paul Baker, Gavin Brookes and Craig Evans, The Language of Patient Feedback: A Corpus Linguistic Study of Online Health Communication
Xiaoli Wang, Fang Xu

Jonathan Gray and Amanda D. Lotz, Television Studies (Short Introductions),
2nd Edition

Monika Raesch

Eli Lee Carter, Reimagining Brazilian Television: Luiz Fernando Carvalho’s Contemporary Vision
Melina Meimaridis

Justin Joque, Deconstruction Machines: Writing in the Age of Cyberwar
Brett van Niekerk

Nico Carpentier, The Discursive-Material Knot: Cyprus in Conflict and Community Media Participation
Yupei Zhao


Larry Gross

Arlene Luck
Managing Editor