International Journal of Communication announces the publication of 36 papers that published in NOVEMBER

International Journal of Communication invites you to read these 36 papers that published in November

The International Journal of Communication is pleased to announce the publication of 36 papers in NOVEMBER 2022, which includes the “Special Section on Precarious Migrants in a Sharing Economy.” To access these papers, Ctrl+Click on the titles below for direct hyperlinking or go to to read the Special Section.


The Dialectic Polarization of Consensus Formation: An Analysis of Civic Studies Media Discourse in Israel
Elie Friedman, Michal Neubauer-Shani

A Failed Regulatory Remedy? An Empirical Examination of Affordable BroadbandPlan Obligations
Hernan Galperin

The COVID−19 Vaccination Campaign and Disinformation on Twitter: The Role of Opinion Leaders and Political Social Media Influencers in the Italian Debate on Green Pass
Sara Monaci, Simone Persico

Gamer Identity and Social Class: An Analysis of Barcelona Teenagers’ Discourses on Videogame Culture and Gaming Practices
Júlia Vilasís-Pamos, Óliver Pérez-Latorre

Taking the Audience Seriously? The Normative Construction of Engaged Journalism
Jacob L. Nelson, Thomas R. Schmidt

Who You Are Can Predict What You Say on a Virtual Date: Traits as Predictors of Communication Patterns of Young Men Who Have Sex With Men
Liyuan Wang, Ashley Brown, Lynn C. Miller

A Serial Mediation Model Predicting Covid-19 Vaccines Acceptance in Portugal: The Critical Role of Conspiracy Theories in the Wake of Perceived Quality of Government Communication and National Stereotypes
Christin-Melanie Vauclair, Elena Piccinelli

LGBTQ+ Collegiate Athletes and the Double Bind: Insights From the Experiences of Out Varsity Athletes
Evan Brody, D. Travers Scott, Katrina L. Pariera

Live, Work, Play: Exploring the Rhetorical Dimension of Remote Work Attraction Incentives Programs
Alberto Lusoli

Cognitive Dissonance in Social Media and Face-to-Face Interactions in Relation to the Legacy of War
Sanja Vico

The Other Side of the Pandemic: Effects of Racialized News Coverage on Attitudes Toward Asians and Immigrants
Martina Santia, Ayla Oden, Seon-Woo Kim, Raymond J. Pingree, Jessica Wyers, Kirill Bryanov

Balancing Opportunities and Incentives: How Rising China’s Mediated Public Diplomacy Changes Under Crisis
Kentaro Nakamura

Coping With Disruption: What This New World Says About Digital Divide Theory
Ashley J. Coventry, Crystal Leung, Bryan Zuniga, Kacey Hsu, Amy L. Gonzales

Agents of Change and Contentious Agents Interwoven Narratives in the Visual Representations of the Protester in News Magazine Covers
Delia Dumitrica, Alexandra Schwinges

Cultivating Communication Resilience as an Adaptive-Transformative Process During a Global Pandemic: Extending the Purview of the Communication Theory of Resilience
Adwoa Sikayena Amankwah, Prince Adu Gyamfi, Abigail Narkie Oduro

Visual Representations in Organizational Instagram Photos and the Public’s Responses: Focusing on Nonprofit Organizations
Yunhwan Kim, Siyeon Jang

Nonlinear Program Repeat-Viewing Patterns and Their Determinants
Yunjin Choi, Bong Gyou Lee

Networked Huawei Agendas During the U.S.-China Trade Conflict: The Interrelationships Between Huawei, the News Media, and Public Tweets
Zahedur Rahman Arman

“Spectacular” User Subjectivities on Instagram: A Discursive Interface Analysis
Lydia Kollyri, Dimitra L. Milioni

Imagining Algorithms to Believe In: Comparing OkCupid and Tinder Users’ Perceptions of Algorithms to Uncover Alternatives to Algorithmic Exploitation on Dating Apps
Gregory Narr

Is Open Communication Scholarship a Promise or Peril? Preliminary Interviews With Qualitative Communication Scholars
Rukun Zhang, Jiankun Gong, Weipeng Hou, Amira Firdaus, Jinghong Xu

The Effects of Narratives and Disclosure Timings on Reducing Stigma and Implicit Bias Against People Suffering From Mental Illness
Sushma Kumble, Fuyuan Shen

Between Tradition and Modernity: Representation of Women in Family Planning Campaigns in Pakistan
Farah Azhar


Valérie Bélair-Gagnon and Nikki Usher (Eds.), Journalism Research That Matters
Adina Schneeweis

Kate Fortmueller, Hollywood Shutdown: Production, Distribution, and Exhibition in the Time of COVID
Nanor Vosgueritchian

Priscilla Hobbs (Ed.), Interpreting and Experiencing Disney: Mediating the Mouse
Noah Zweig

Gino Canella, Activist Media: Documenting Movements and Networked Solidarity
Patricia Aufderheide

Ralph Tench, Juan Meng, and Ángeles Moreno (Eds.), Strategic Communication in a Global Crisis: National and International Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Marina Rospitasari, Hersintus Suwenda Syahsuyoso, Ivana Pascalia Sooai

Larry Gross, Editor
Arlene Luck, Founding Managing Editor  
Kady Bell-Garcia, Managing Editor
Chi Zhang, Managing Editor, Special Sections

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