International Journal of Communication invites you to read these 19 papers that published in May

International Journal of Communication invites you to read these 19 papers that published in May

The International Journal of Communication is pleased to announce the publication of 19 papers in MAY 2022. To access these papers, Ctrl+Click on the titles below for direct hyperlinking.


Picturing the “Hordes of Hated Barbarians”: Islamic State Propaganda, (Self)Orientalism, and Strategic Self-Othering
Jared Ahmad

In FYP We Trust: The Divine Force of Algorithmic Conspirituality 
Kelley Cotter, Julia R. DeCook, Shaheen Kanthawala, Kali Foyle 

From Hype Cynics to Extreme Believers: Typologizing the Swiss Population’s COVID-19-Related Conspiracy Beliefs, Their Corresponding Information Behavior, and Social Media Use 
Mike S. Schäfer, Daniela Mahl, Tobias Füchslin, Julia Metag, Jing Zeng 

Selection Bias of News on Social Media: The Role of Selective Sharing and Avoidance During the Lebanon Uprising
Claudia Kozman, Jad Melki 

Media Visibility of Femininity and Care: UK Women’s Magazines’ Representations of Female “Keyworkers” During COVID-19
Shani Orgad, Catherine Rottenberg 

Instagrammable Data: Using Visuals to Showcase More Than Numbers on AJ Labs Instagram Page
Mathias-Felipe de-Lima-Santos, Arwa Kooli

Trade-offs, New Norms, and Aspirations: Conceptualizing the Shadow WiFi Public of a Suburban Havana Park
Lorian Leong

Rethinking the Expertise of Data Journalists: A Case Study
Jingrong Tong 

Nation Branding as a Modern Expression of Colonialism in Latin America: A Focus on Chile, Colombia, and Peru
Pablo Miño

The Personal Is Political for Me(n)too: Online Discourse Surrounding Male Victims of Sexual Assault
Hila Lowenstein-Barkai 

On the Effects and Boundaries of Awe and Humor Appeals for Pro-Environmental Engagement
Chris Skurka, Nicholas Eng, Mary Beth Oliver

Binge-Watching Dependence: A Function of Sensation Seeking, Need for Cognition, and Flow
Hongjin Shim, Yoon Hi Sung

The Audacity of Clout (Chasing): Digital Strategies of Black Youth in Chicago DIY Hip-Hop                        
Jabari M. Evans, Nancy K. Baym

Editorial Journalism and Environmental Issues in the Majority World
Shafiq Ahmad Kamboh, Muhammad Ittefaq, Muhammad Yousaf


Achille Mbembe, Necropolitics
Sebastian Yuxi Zhao

James Shanahan, Media Effects: A Narrative Perspective (Key Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies)
Marco Gui

Damian Tambini, Media Freedom
Andrei G. Richter

Monique Lewis, Eliza Govender, and Kate Holland (Eds.), Communicating COVID-19: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Jim Macnamara

Teun A. van Dijk, Antiracist Discourse: Theory and History of a Macromovement
Xuelei Wang 

Larry Gross, Editor
Arlene Luck, Founding Managing Editor  
Kady Bell-Garcia, Managing Editor

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