IJoC Publishes 31 Papers in JUNE 2020

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International Journal of Communication invites you to read these 31 papers that published in JUNE 

The International Journal Communication is pleased to announce the publication of 31 papers in June 2020 including a Special Section on Participation and Media. To access these papers, please Ctrl+Click on the titles below for direct hyperlinking, or to ijoc.org for the Special Section.


From Disenchantment to Reenchantment: Rural Microcelebrities, Short Video, and the Spectacle-ization of the Rural Lifescape on Chinese Social Media
Han Li

Governing Hate Content Online: How the Rechtsstaat Shaped the Policy Discourse on the NetzDG in Germany
Danya He 

Historiography of Korean Esports: Perspectives on Spectatorship
Dal Yong Jin

A Model of Social Eavesdropping in Communication Networks
Leila Bighash, Kristen S. Alexander, Christina S. Hagen, Andrea B. Hollingshead

Examining Factors Associated With Facebook Use Among Sheltered Homeless in Hawai’i
Wayne Buente, Rachel Neo, Luz M. Quiroga, Joseph Greene

Capturing Citizens’ Opinions Through a Combination of Survey and Online Social Data
Manuela Farinosi, Leopoldina Fortunati, John O’Sullivan, Laura Pagani

Source Interests, News Frames, and Risk Delineation: A Content Analysis of U.S. Newspapers’ Coverage of Genetically Modified Food (1994–2015)
Xigen Li, Zerui Liang, Xiaohua Wu

Participation and Transmediality: Audience Influence on Web Series
Tomás Atarama-Rojas, Enrique Guerrero-Pérez, Valeria Gerbolini

Discourse of Practice: The Negotiation of Sexual Norms Via Online Religious Discourse
Ruth Tsuria

How Combining Terrorism, Muslim, and Refugee Topics Drives Emotional Tone in Online News: A Six-Country Cross-Cultural Sentiment Analysis
Chung-Hong Chan, Hartmut Wessler, Eike Mark Rinke, Kasper Welbers, Wouter van Atteveldt, Scott Althaus

Intermedia Reliance and Sustainability of Emergent Media: A Large-Scale Analysis of American News Outlets’ External Linking Behaviors
Chankyung Pak, Kelley Cotter, Julia DeCook

“He and the Paper Had Merged Into One”: An Analysis of the Coverage of the Death of Israeli Journalists
Moran Avital-BenAtar

Social Media News Consumption and Opinion Polarization on China’s Trade Practices: Evidence from a U.S. National Survey
Yanqin Lu, Rik Ray, Louisa Ha, Peiqin Chen

Refugees and National Identity in Letters to the Editor
Kate Dunsmore, Andrea Hickerson

Are Netflix and Spotify Subscribers More Likely to Pay for Online News? Comparative Analysis of Data From Six Countries
Richard Fletcher, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen 

Mind Your Social Media Manners: Pseudonymity, Imaginary Audience, and Incivility on Facebook vs. YouTube
Gi Woong Yun, Sasha Allgayer, Sung-Yeon Park

Anonymous’s Glory
Ashley E. Gorham


Ideological Health Spirals: An Integrated Political and Health Communication Approach to COVID Interventions
Dannagal G. Young, Amy Bleakley


Russell Chun and Susan J. Drucker (Eds.), Fake News: Real Issues in Modern Communication
Dennis S. Gouran

Maria Repnikova, Media Politics in China: Improvising Power Under Authoritarianism
Ruth Moon

Melissa Zimdars and Kembrew McLeod, Fake News: Understanding Media and Misinformation in the Digital Age
Rachel E. Moran 

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President: What We Don’t, Can’t and Do Know
Danielle R. Mehlman-Brightwell

Angles of the Youth Digital Divide
AnneMarie McClain

Elena Giannoulis and Lukas R. A. Wilde (Eds.), Emoticons, Kaomoji, and Emoji: The Transformation of Communication in the Digital Age
ZiBi Huang


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Arlene Luck
Managing Editor    

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