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1.     Journal of Communication  (Est. 1951)
2.     Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies (Est. 1971)
3.     Public Opinion Quarterly (Est. 1937)
4.     Journal of Pragmatics (Est. 1977)
5.     Language Learning (Est. 1948)
6.     Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television (Est. 1980)
7.     Lingua (Est. 1949)
8.     Ethnic & Racial Studies (Est. 1978)
9.     Synthese (Est. 1936)
10.   International Journal of Communication  (Est. 2007)


1.     New Media & Society (Est. 1999)
2.     Journal of Communication (Est. 1951)
3.     Public Relations Review (Est. 1975)
4.     Public Opinion Quarterly (Est. 1937)
5.     Journal of Pragmatics (Est. 1977)
6.     Communication Research (Est. 1974)
7.     Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (Est. 1995)     
8.     International Journal of Communication (Est. 2007)

Vol 10 (2016)

Table of Contents


Communication Asset Mapping: An Ecological Field Application Toward Building Healthy Communities ABSTRACT PDF
George Villanueva, Garrett M. Broad, Carmen Gonzalez, Sandra Ball-Rokeach, Sheila Murphy 21 pgs.
Transnational Family Communication as a Driver of Technology Adoption ABSTRACT PDF
Carmen Gonzalez, Vikki S. Katz 21 pgs.
Leftward Shift, Media Change? Ideology and Politics in Spanish Online-Only Newspapers after the 15-M Movement ABSTRACT PDF
Aurora Labio, Antonio Pineda 22 pgs.
To Tweet or Not To Tweet: Factors Affecting the Intensity of Twitter Usage in Japan and the Online and Offline Sociocultural Norms ABSTRACT PDF
Shaojung Sharon Wang 24 pgs.
Starlets, Subscribers and Beneficiaries: Disney, Latino Children and Television Labor ABSTRACT PDF
Christopher Chavez, Aleah Kiley 21 pgs.
Misperceptions as Political Conflict: Using Schattschneider’s Conflict Theory to Understand Rumor Dynamics ABSTRACT PDF
Jill A. Edy, Erin Risley-Baird 20 pgs.
Selective Exposure in the Context of Political Advertising: A Behavioral Approach Using Eye-Tracking Methodology ABSTRACT PDF
Franziska Marquart, Jörg Matthes, Elisabeth Rapp 20 pgs.
“Biased” Systematic and Heuristic Processing of Politicians’ Messages: Effects of Source Favorability and Political Interest on Attitude Judgment ABSTRACT PDF
Sungeun Chung, Moniza Waheed 20 pgs.
Image Versus Text: How Newspaper Reports Affect Evaluations of Political Candidates ABSTRACT PDF
Hajo Boomgaarden, Mark Boukes, Aurora Iorgoveanu 27 pgs.
On Migrant Workers’ Social Status in Taiwan: A Critical Analysis of Mainstream News Discourse ABSTRACT PDF
Hsin-I Cheng 20 pgs.
Increased Efforts by Modern States to Improve their Reputations for Enforcing Women's Human Rights ABSTRACT PDF
Kara Alaimo 20 pgs.
Understanding Engagement and Willingness to Speak Up in Social Television: A Full-Season, Cross-Genre Analysis of TV Audience Participation on Twitter ABSTRACT PDF
Fabio Giglietto, Giovanni Boccia Artieri, Laura Gemini, Mario Orefice 21 pgs.
The Effect of Zero-Rating on Mobile Broadband Demand: An Empirical Approach and Potential Implications ABSTRACT PDF
Oscar Saenz de Miera Berglind 18 pgs.
Determinants of Media Criticism in a Democracy in Transition: Applying Field Theory to Turkey ABSTRACT PDF
Basak Yavçan, Hakan Ovunc Ongur 20 pgs.
Pacifying the Dragon? The Role of Expatriate Media Professionals in the Gatekeeping Process in China ABSTRACT PDF
Lindsey E. Blumell, Yiwen Qiu, Robert Moses Peaslee 20 pgs.
A Corpus-Linguistic Analysis of News Coverage in Kenya's Daily Nation and The Times of London ABSTRACT PDF
Ruth Moon 21 pgs.
Value Priority and Humor as a Defense to Cultural Schism: Analysis of Istanbul Gezi Park Protest ABSTRACT PDF
Sermin Tekinalp 31 pgs.
PageOneX: New Approaches to Newspaper Front Page Analysis ABSTRACT PDF
Sasha Costanza-Chock, Pablo Rey-Mazón 28 pgs.
Communicative Action and Citizen Journalism: A Case Study of OhmyNews in South Korea ABSTRACT PDF
Seungahn Nah, Deborah S. Chung 21 pgs.
The Signs of a Strongman: A Semiotic and Discourse Analysis of Abdelfattah Al-Sisi’s Egyptian Presidential Campaign ABSTRACT PDF
Mohammed el-Nawawy, Mohamad Hamas Elmasry 22 pgs.
Beyond the Binary: Toward the Paraconsistencies of Russian Communication Modes ABSTRACT PDF
Igor E. Klyukanov, Galina Sinekopova 17 pgs.
The Politics of Privacy on State Socialist Television ABSTRACT PDF
Sabina Mihelj, Simon Huxtable 20 pgs.
Data Localization and the Role of Infrastructure for Surveillance, Privacy, and Security ABSTRACT PDF
Tatevik Sargsyan 17 pgs.
Diversity Policies in the Media Marketplace: A Review of Studies of Minority Ownership, Employment, and Content ABSTRACT PDF
Dam Hee Kim 20 pgs.
The Dark Side of "Reality TV": Professional Ethics and the Treatment of "Reality"-Show Participants ABSTRACT PDF
Jelle Mast 22 pgs.
Frailties at the Borders: Stalled Activist Media Projects in East Africa ABSTRACT PDF
Christina Dunbar-Hester 22 pgs.
Changing the Rules of the Game: Strategic Institutionalization and Legacy Companies’ Resistance to New Media ABSTRACT PDF
Heidi J. S. Tworek, Christopher Buschow 21 pgs.
Compulsive Creativity: Virtual Worlds, Disability, and Digital Capital ABSTRACT PDF
Donna Z. Davis, Tom Boellstorff 23 pgs.
Who’s the Boss? Setting the Agenda in a Fragmented Media Environment ABSTRACT PDF
Kathleen Searles, Glen Smith 22 pgs.
Global Maladies, Local In Treatment: “Quality” TV Fiction Formats, Glocal Forms of Prestige, and Cumulative Cross-Cultural Dialogues ABSTRACT PDF
Nahuel Ribke 18 pgs.
Mobile Phones as Participatory Radio: Developing Hmong Mass Communication in the Diaspora ABSTRACT PDF
Lori Kido Lopez 18 pgs.
The Ubiquitous Presidency: Toward a New Paradigm for Studying Presidential Communication ABSTRACT PDF
Joshua M. Scacco, Kevin Coe 24 pgs.
The Tube on YouTube: TV Series, Media Strategies, and User Tactics in a Transmedia Environment ABSTRACT PDF
Raúl Rodríguez-Ferrándiz, Victoria Tur-Viñes, Kiko Mora Contreras 23 pgs.
One-to-One and One-to-Many Dichotomy: Grand Theories, Periodization, and Historical Narratives in Communication Studies ABSTRACT PDF
Gabriele Balbi, Juraj Kittler 20 pgs.
“That Show Really Spoke to Me!”: The Effects of Compatible Psychological Needs and Talk Show Host Style on Audience Activity ABSTRACT PDF
Stephanie Edgerly, Melissa Gotlieb, Emily Vraga 21 pgs.
When Cousins Feud: Advancing Threat Appraisal and Contingency Theory in Situations That Question the Essential Identity of Activist Organizations ABSTRACT PDF
Jeesun Kim, Glen T. Cameron 16 pgs.
A Comparative Investigation Into Press–State Relations: Comparing Source Structures in Three News Agencies’ Coverage of the North Korean Missile Crisis ABSTRACT PDF
Seok Ho Lee, Qian Wang 22 pgs.
Transmedia Testimonio: Examining Undocumented Youth’s Political Activism in the Digital Age ABSTRACT PDF
Arely Zimmerman 21 pgs.
Which Countries Does the World Talk About? An Examination of Factors that Shape Country Presence on Twitter ABSTRACT PDF
H. Denis Wu, Jacob Groshek, Michael G. Elasmar 18 pgs.
The Challenge of Delocalized Channels: Transfrontier Television in Poland (Characteristics, Typology and Content) ABSTRACT PDF
Tomasz Gackowski 27 pgs.
A Mediation Model to Explain the Effects of Information Seeking from Media and Interpersonal Sources on Young Adults' Intention to Use Marijuana ABSTRACT PDF
Lourdes S. Martinez, Nehama Lewis 24 pgs.
Enjoyment and Appreciation as Motivators for Coping: Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Media Messages on Perceived Threat ABSTRACT PDF
Jinhee Kim, Mina Tsay-Vogel 23 pgs.
Smiles, Babies, and Status Symbols: The Persuasive Effects of Image Choices in Small-Entrepreneur Crowdfunding Requests ABSTRACT PDF
Kenton Bruce Anderson, Gregory D. Saxton 22 pgs.
Agreeing Not to Disagree: Iterative Versus Episodic Forms of Political Participatory Behaviors ABSTRACT PDF
Yangsun Hong, Hernando Rojas 21 pgs.
Jus Algoritmi: How the National Security Agency Remade Citizenship ABSTRACT PDF
John Cheney-Lippold 22 pgs.
Source Variety, Event Frequency, and Context in Newspaper Crime Reporting ABSTRACT PDF
Rocky Dailey, Debora Halpern Wenger 21 pgs.
Bottom of the Data Pyramid: Big Data and the Global South ABSTRACT PDF
Payal Arora 19 pgs.
Mediated Contact, Intergroup Attitudes, and Ingroup Members’ Basic Values: South Koreans and Migrant Workers ABSTRACT PDF
Hyeyeon Ju, Sung-Yeon Park, Jae C. Shim, Yunhee Ku 20 pgs.
Communication in a Post-Disaster Community: The Struggle to Access Social Capital ABSTRACT PDF
Donald Matheson, Annalee Jones 18 pgs.
The Efficacy of Chinese News Coverage of Tobacco Control: A Comparison between Media Agenda and Policy Agenda ABSTRACT PDF
Di Zhang, Baijing Hu, Ruosi Shao 21 pgs.
Hosting Together via Couchsurfing: Privacy Management in the Context of Network Hospitality ABSTRACT PDF
Airi Lampinen 20 pgs.
Co-mmodifying the Gay Body: Globalization, the Film Industry and Female Prosumers in the Contemporary Korean Mediascape ABSTRACT PDF
Jungmin Kwon 18 pgs.
Beyond the Four Theories: Toward a Discourse Approach to the Comparative Study of Media and Politics ABSTRACT PDF
Florian Toepfl 18 pgs.
Moral Economies: Interrogating the Interactions of NGOs, Journalists and Freelancers ABSTRACT PDF
Kate Wright 20 pgs.
Internationalization Through Americanization: The Expansion of the International Communication Association's Leadership to the World ABSTRACT PDF
Thomas Wiedemann, Michael Meyen 21 pgs.
Construction of Obedient Foreign Brides as Exotic Others: How Production Practices Construct the Images of Marriage Migrant Women on Korean Television ABSTRACT PDF
Na Young Cha, Claire Shinhea Lee, Ji Hoon Park 19 pgs.
Russian News Coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games: A Transmedia Analysis ABSTRACT PDF
Renira Rampazzo Gambarato, Geane Carvalho Alzamora, Lorena Péret Teixeira Tárcia 24 pgs.
A Korean Mother’s Cooking Notes: Maintaining South Korean Cooking and Ideals of Housewives in Glocal Influences ABSTRACT PDF
Hojin Song 18 pgs.
Green Brand Positioning in the Online Environment ABSTRACT PDF
Hui-Ju Wang 23 pgs.
When Race Matters: What Newspaper Opinion Pieces Say about Race and Poverty ABSTRACT PDF
Imaani Jamillah El-Burki, Douglas V. Porpora, Rachel R. Reynolds 17 pgs.
"Mom’s Voice" and Other Voices:Civil-Military Relations as a Media Ritual ABSTRACT PDF
Oren Meyers 20 pgs.
Discovering the Divide: Technology and Poverty in the New Economy ABSTRACT PDF
Daniel Greene 20 pgs.
Food Content of TV Shows Seen by Children in Peru: A Double Dose of Food Messages? ABSTRACT PDF
Peter Busse 18 pgs.
Hate Speech and Covert Discrimination on Social Media: Monitoring the Facebook Pages of Extreme-Right Political Parties in Spain ABSTRACT PDF
Anat Ben-David, Ariadna Matamoros Fernández 27 pgs.
Politician Seeking Voter: How Interviews on Entertainment Talk Shows Affect Trust in Politicians ABSTRACT PDF
Mark Boukes, Hajo G. Boomgaarden 22 pgs.
The Myth of Media Literacy ABSTRACT PDF
Zoë Druick 20 pgs.
Copies, Clones, and Genre Building: Discourses on Imitation and Innovation in Digital Games ABSTRACT PDF
Christian Katzenbach, Sarah Herweg, Lies van Roessel 22 pgs.
Free Dailies in the European Cross-Border Metropolis: The State-Based Economic Deals ABSTRACT PDF
Christian Lamour 20 pgs.
"My Voice Needs to be Heard": Cultural Challengers in the Regulatory Arena ABSTRACT PDF
Efrat Daskal 19 pgs.
Transnational Media Coverage of the ISIS Threat: A Global Perspective? ABSTRACT PDF
Xu Zhang, Lea Hellmueller 20 pgs.
Polymediated Narrative: The Case of the Supernatural Episode "Fan Fiction" ABSTRACT PDF
Art Herbig, Andrew F. Herrmann 18 pgs.
Patriots and Pedagogues: Cultural Institutions and the Performative Politics of Minority German Hip-Hop ABSTRACT PDF
Kate Zambon, Didem Uca 22 pgs.
“Who Has Time for That?" Understanding Media Use Among Conservation Photographers ABSTRACT PDF
Elizabeth Anne Gervais 20 pgs.
Media-Remembering the Falklands War: Subjectivity and Identification ABSTRACT PDF
Sarah Maltby 18 pgs.
Eating Together, Separately: Intergroup Communication and Food in a Multiethnic Community ABSTRACT PDF
Andrea Wenzel 22 pgs.
Measuring Freedom of Information: Issues and Opportunities from an Expert Survey ABSTRACT PDF
Diego Giannone, Ruth De Frutos 31 pgs.
Giving Attention to Conduct on Social Media: Discursive Mechanisms of Attention Structures in Mediating Governance-at-a-distance in Today’s Russia ABSTRACT PDF
Julia Zhukova Klausen 18 pgs.
Media Freedom Indexes in Democracies: A Critical Perspective Through the Cases of Poland and Chile ABSTRACT PDF
Ewa Sapiezynska, Claudia Lagos 22 pgs.
Common Sense, Good Sense, and Commercial Television ABSTRACT PDF
Anat First 19 pgs.
Connecting Political Communication with Urban Politics: A Bourdieusian Framework ABSTRACT PDF
Yongjun Shin 22 pgs.
Effeminate Speech on New Media: @HillaryClinton's Public Intimacy through Relational Labor ABSTRACT PDF
Flemming Schneider Rhode, Tisha Dejmanee 22 pgs.
Crimea River: Directionality in Memes from the Russia-Ukraine Conflict ABSTRACT PDF
Bradley E. Wiggins 35 pgs.
Debating "Alternative" Gender Identities: The Online Discourse Triggered by 2014 Life Ball Advertising Posters ABSTRACT PDF
Irmgard Wetzstein, Brigitte Huber 19 pgs.
In Search of Reason-centered Discussion on China’s Twitter: The Effects of Initiating Post and Discussion Format on Reasoning ABSTRACT PDF
Mingxiao Sui, Raymond J. Pingree 16 pgs.
The Effect of Anonymity on Conformity to Group Norms in Online Contexts: A Meta-Analysis ABSTRACT PDF
Guanxiong Huang, Kang Li 18 pgs.
Effects of National Identity in Transnational Crises: Implications of Social Identity Theory for Attribution and Crisis Communications ABSTRACT PDF
Jonathan Borden 21 pgs.
Independent Audiovisual Regulators in Spain: A Unique Case in Europe ABSTRACT PDF
Isabel Fernández Alonso 18 pgs.
Liquid Youth: From Street Kids to Theater Actors. An Account of a Reaffiliation Process ABSTRACT PDF
Milton N. Campos, Ana Paula Burg, Mayara Moraes, Adriana Guerra Abreu Lemos, Daniel Goncalves Alves, Ligia C. Leite 19 pgs.
A New Measure for the Tendency to Select Ideologically Congruent Political Information: Scale Development and Validation ABSTRACT PDF
Yariv Tsfati 26 pgs.
Burmese Media in Transition ABSTRACT PDF
Lisa Brooten 18 pgs.
Spatiotemporal Diffusion Modeling of Global Mobilization in Social Media: The Case of 2011 Egyptian Revolution ABSTRACT PDF
K. Hazel Kwon, Weiai Wayne Xu, Haiyan Wang, Jaime Chon 19 pgs.
“I Like the Metamorphosis of the Characters”: Dynamics of Transnational Television Comedy Engagement ABSTRACT PDF
Sharon Lockyer, Diana Elena Popa 22 pgs.
"A Tiny and Closed Fraternity of Privileged Men”: The Nixon-Agnew Anti-Media Campaign and the Liberal Roots of the U.S. Conservative “Liberal Media” Critique ABSTRACT PDF
Christopher Cimaglio 19 pgs.
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Special Sections

Urban Communication| Going About the City: Methods and Methodologies for Urban Communication Research — Introduction ABSTRACT PDF
Giorgia Aiello, Simone Tosoni 11 pgs.
Urban Communication| Learning the City Through Stories: Audio Documentary as Urban Communication Pedagogy ABSTRACT PDF
Daniel Makagon, Mary Rachel Gould 14 pgs.
Urban Communication Research| Decentering Media Studies, Verbing the Audience: Methodological Considerations Concerning People’s Uses of Media in Urban Space ABSTRACT PDF
Simone Tosoni, Seija Ridell 17 pgs.
Urban Communication| Being Through There Matters: Materiality, Bodies, and Movement in Urban Communication Research ABSTRACT PDF
Greg Dickinson, Giorgia Aiello 15 pgs.
Urban Communication Research| Visually Researching and Communicating the City: A Systematic Assessment of Methods and Resources ABSTRACT PDF
Luc Pauwels 22 pgs.
Urban Communication| Multi- and Mixed-Methods Approaches to Urban Communication Research: A Synthesis and the Road Ahead ABSTRACT PDF
Matthew D. Matsaganis 20 pgs.
Urban Communication| Researching Local News in a Big City: A Multimethod Approach ABSTRACT PDF
Stephen Coleman, Nancy Thumim, Giles Moss 15 pgs.
Urban Communication| The Communicative City Redux ABSTRACT PDF
Susan Drucker, Gary Gumpert 22 pgs.
Translations| Babel and Globalization: Translating in the 21st Century — Introduction ABSTRACT PDF
Paolo Sigismondi 8 pgs.
Translations| Communication Studies Without Frontiers? Translation and Cosmopolitanism Across Academic Cultures ABSTRACT PDF
Silvio Waisbord 19 pgs.
Translations| Rapid and Radical Changes in Translation and Translation Studies ABSTRACT PDF
Yves Gambier 20 pgs.
Translations| Translation’s Histories and Digital Futures ABSTRACT PDF
Karin Littau 22 pgs.
Translations| Massively Open Translation: Unpacking the Relationship Between Technology and Translation in the 21st Century ABSTRACT PDF
Minako O'Hagan 18 pgs.
Translations| The Impact of Translation Technologies on the Process and Product of Translation ABSTRACT PDF
Stephen Doherty 23 pgs.
Translations|Translators as Adaptive Experts in a Flat World: From Globalization 1.0 to Globalization 4.0? ABSTRACT PDF
Vanessa Enríquez Raído 19 pgs.
Translations| “The Task of the Translator”: Comparing the Views of the Client and the Translator ABSTRACT PDF
Hanna Risku, Christina Pein-Weber, Jelena Milosevic 20 pgs.
Translations| The Challenges and Opportunities of Legal Translation and Translator Training in the 21st Century ABSTRACT PDF
Catherine Way 21 pgs.
Translations| Cultural Translators of Communication Studies in Greater China ABSTRACT PDF
Jack Linchuan Qiu 24 pgs.
Translations| Synchronization Techniques in Multilingual Fiction: Voiced-Over Films in Poland ABSTRACT PDF
Katarzyna Sepielak 20 pgs.
Translations| The Stimulating Challenges of Translating Contemporary Swiss German Poetry ABSTRACT PDF
Lucia Salvato 23 pgs.
Translations| Perils of Translation in a Conflict Situation: Lessons from Kashmir ABSTRACT PDF
Rashmi Luthra 19 pgs.
Translations| Book Review| Tytti Suojanen, Kaisa Koskinen & Tiina Tuominen, User-Centered Translation (Translation Practices Explained) ABSTRACT PDF
Nike K. Pokorn 4 pgs.
Constructing Public Space: Global Perspectives on Social Media and Popular Contestation — Introduction ABSTRACT PDF
Thomas Poell, José van Dijck 9 pgs.
Constructing Public Spaces| Participants on the Margins: Examining the Role that Shared Artifacts of Engagement in the Ferguson Protests Played Among Minoritized Political Newcomers on Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter ABSTRACT PDF
Lynn Schofield Clark 26 pgs.
Constructing Public Space| Rousing the Facebook Crowd: Digital Enthusiasm and Emotional Contagion in the 2011 Protests in Egypt and Spain ABSTRACT PDF
Paolo Gerbaudo 20 pgs.
Constructing Public Space| “Legit Can’t Wait for #Toronto #WorldPride!”: Investigating the Twitter Public of a Large-Scale LGBTQ Festival ABSTRACT PDF
Stefanie Duguay 25 pgs.
Constructing Public Space| New “Danger Zone” in Europe: Representations of Place in Social Media–Supported Protests ABSTRACT PDF
Cornelia Brantner, Joan Ramon Rodriguez-Amat 22 pgs.
Constructing Public Space|Weibo, WeChat, and the Transformative Events of Environmental Activism in China ABSTRACT PDF
Kevin Michael DeLuca, Elizabeth Brunner, Ye Sun 19 pgs.
Digital Age| The Management of Visibilities in the Digital Age — Introduction ABSTRACT PDF
Mikkel Flyverbom, Paul Leonardi, Cynthia Stohl, Michael Stohl 12 pgs.
Digital Age| Transparency: Mediation and the Management of Visibilities ABSTRACT PDF
Mikkel Flyverbom 13 pgs.
Digital Age | Managing Opacity: Information Visibility and the Paradox of Transparency in the Digital Age ABSTRACT PDF
Cynthia Stohl, Michael Stohl, Paul M. Leonardi 15 pgs.
Digital Age| From Radical Transparency to Radical Disclosure: Reconfiguring (In)Voluntary Transparency Through the Management of Visibilities ABSTRACT PDF
Luke Heemsbergen 14 pgs.
Digital Age| Managing Secrecy ABSTRACT PDF
Clare Birchall 12 pgs.
Digital Age |Managing Surveillance: Surveillant Individualism in an Era of Relentless Visibility ABSTRACT PDF
Shiv Ganesh 14 pgs.
Digital Age| Occult(ing) Transparency: An Epilogue ABSTRACT PDF
Jack Bratich 4 pgs.
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