International Journal of Communication announces the publication of 26 papers that published in MARCH

International Journal of Communication invites you to read these 26 papers that published in MARCH

The International Journal of Communication is pleased to announce the publication of 26 papers in MARCH 2021. To access these papers, Ctrl+Click on the titles below for direct hyperlinking.



The Platformization of Propaganda: How Xuexi Qiangguo Expands Persuasion and Assesses Citizens in China
Fan Liang, Yuchen Chen, Fangwei Zhao

Probing Interfaces: New Games, Spacewar!, and the Gamification of Complexity
Renyi Hong

Cultural Production in Transnational Culture: An Analysis of Cultural Creators in the Korean Wave
Dal Yong Jin

Examining Avoidance of Ongoing Political Issues in the News: A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Audience Issue Fatigue
Gwendolin Gurr, Julia Metag

Algorithm Awareness as an Important Internet Skill: The Case of Voice Assistants
Jonathan Gruber, Eszter Hargittai, Gökçe Karaoglu, Lisa Brombach

Public Engagement Model to Analyze Digital Diplomacy on Twitter: A Social Media Analytics Framework
M. Laeeq Khan, Muhammad Ittefaq, Yadira Ixchel Martínez Pantoja, Muhammad Mustafa Raziq, Aqdas Malik

A Critical Analysis of the Digitization of Healthcare Communication in the EU: A Comparison of Italy, Finland, Norway, and Spain
Robert Wallace Vaagan, Sinikka Torkkola, Anna Sendra, Jordi Farré, Alessandro Lovari

“It’s Do or Die”: Cultural Labor, Competitive Reality TV, and the Reproduction of Neoliberal Capitalism    
Aiden James Kosciesza

Politics and Incivility in the Online Comments: What is Beyond the Norm-Violation Approach?
Gabriella Szabó, Zoltán Kmetty, Emese K. Molnár

Narrative Persuasion in a Mobile Environment: Effectiveness of a Mobile Application for Promoting Digital Skills and Coping Strategies in Adolescents
Isabel Rodríguez-de-Dios, Juan-José Igartua, Leen d’Haenens

Tech Companies and Public Health Care in the Ruins of COVID
ShinJoung Yeo

Cross-Cutting Scanning, Integrating, and Interacting: Dimensions of Cross-Cutting Exposure on Social Media and Political Participation
Jihyang Choi

The Influence of Social TV Multitasking Behavior on the Effectiveness of Cross-Media Advertising
Cheng-Hsuan Lin, Hui-Fei Lin, Benjamin Yeo, Pei-Chih Lin

Living With Everyday Evaluations on Social Media Platforms
Blake Hallinan, Jed R. Brubaker

I Provoke Therefore I Am: Cross-Border Mediatizations of Femen’s “Sextremist” Protest
Mariam Betlemidze, Kevin Michael DeLuca

What Time Is It? History and Typology of Time Signals From the Telegraph to the Digital
Maria Rikitianskaia, Gabriele Balbi

Losers, Villains, and Violence: Political Attacks, Incivility, and Support for Political Violence
Ashley Muddiman, Benjamin R. Warner, Amy Schumacher-Rutherford


Ergin Bulut, A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry
Adem Yeşilyurt

Laura DeNardis, Derrick L. Cogburn, Nanette S. Levinson, and Francesca Musiani (Eds.), Researching Internet Governance: Methods, Frameworks, Futures
Thomas Jamieson

Sara Polak and Daniel Trottier (Eds.), Violence and Trolling on Social Media: History, Affect, and Effects of Online Vitriol
Myles W. Mason

Rauf Arif, Movements for Change: How Individuals, Social Media and Al-Jazeera Are Changing Pakistan, Egypt and Tunisia
Muhammad Ittefaq

Stephen D. Reese, The Crisis of the Institutional Press
Yang Cheng

Maxwell McCombs and Sebastián Valenzuela, Setting the Agenda: Mass Media and Public Opinion (3rd ed.)
Yang Cheng

Marilyn DeLaure and Moritz Fink (Eds.), Culture Jamming: Activism and the Art of Cultural Resistance
Derek Moscato

Krishnamurthy Sriramesh and Dejan Verčič (Eds.), The Global Public Relations Handbook: Theory, Research, and Practice (3rd ed.)
Roxana D. Maiorescu-Murphy

Claudia Mellado, Lea Hellmueller, and Wolfgang Donsbach (Eds.), Journalistic Role Performance: Concepts, Contexts, and Methods
Ruth Moon


Larry Gross, Editor
Arlene Luck, Founding Managing Editor  
Kady Bell-Garcia, Managing Editor
Kasia Anderson, Managing Editor, Special Sections

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