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1.     Journal of Communication  (Est. 1951)
2.     Language Learning (Est. 1948)
3.     Public Opinion Quarterly (Est. 1937)
4.     Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies (Est. 1971)
5.     Synthese (Est. 1936)
6.     The Modern Language Journal (Est. 1916)
7.     Journal of Pragmatics  (Est. 1977)
8.     Lingua (Est. 1949)
9.     System  (Est. 1973)
10.   Ethnic & Racial Studies (Est. 1978)
11.   Applied Linguistics  (Est. 1980)
12.   Philosophical Studies  (Est. 1950)
13.   Gender & Society (Est. 1987)
14.   Language (Est. 1925)
15.   International Journal of Communication  (Est. 2007)


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

Vol 9 (2015)

Table of Contents


Music Aggregators and Intermediation of the Digital Music Market ABSTRACT PDF
Patryk Galuszka 20 pgs.
Protest News Framing Cycle: How The New York Times Covered Occupy Wall Street ABSTRACT PDF
Julian Gottlieb 23 pgs.
Beyond the Public/Commercial Broadcaster Dichotomy: Homogenization and Melodramatization of News Coverage in Chile ABSTRACT PDF
Constanza Mujica, Ingrid Bachmann 21 pgs.
Affording Immediacy in Television News Production: Comparing Adoption Trajectories of Social Media and Satellite Technologies ABSTRACT PDF
Rena Bivens 19 pgs.
Enemies Also Get Their Say: Press Performance During Political Crises ABSTRACT PDF
Meital Balmas, Tamir Sheafer, Gadi Wolfsfeld 21 pgs.
Early Birds and Night Owls: Differences in Media Preferences, Usages, and Environments ABSTRACT PDF
Galit Nimrod 21 pgs.
A Toxic Crisis: Metaphorizing the Financial Crisis ABSTRACT PDF
Adina Nerghes, Iina Hellsten, Peter Groenewegen 27 pgs.
A Hush Falls Over the Crowd: Diminished Online Civic Expression Among Young Civic Actors ABSTRACT PDF
Emily C. Weinstein, Margaret Rundle, Carrie James 23 pgs.
External-National TV News Networks’ Way to America: Is the United States Losing the Global “Information War”? ABSTRACT PDF
Shuang Xie, Oliver Boyd-Barrett 18 pgs.
The Prominence of Weak Economies: Factors and Trends in Global News Coverage of Economic Crisis, 2009–2012 ABSTRACT PDF
Menahem Blondheim, Elad Segev, María-Ángeles Cabrera 22 pgs.
Public Opinion, Thinly Sliced and Served Hot ABSTRACT PDF
Gordon R. Mitchell 25 pgs.
Stereotypes of Chinese by American College Students: Media Use and Perceived Realism ABSTRACT PDF
Lingling Zhang 20 pgs.
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Book Reviews

Rodney Benson, Shaping Immigration News: A French-American Comparison PDF
Reviewed by Mark Hannah 3 pgs.
Laura Ellingson, Communicating in the Clinic: Negotiating Frontstage and Backstage Teamwork PDF
Reviewed by Timothy E. Martin, Jr. 3 pgs.
Nick Couldry, Media, Culture, World: Social Theory and Digital Media Practice PDF
Reviewed by Klaus Bruhn Jensen 3 pgs.
Brenton J. Malin, Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America PDF
Reviewed by Diana E. Ritter 4 pgs.
Catherine R. Squires, The Post-Racial Mystique: Media and Race in the Twenty-First Century PDF
Reviewed by Mary Beltrán 3 pgs.
Nick Couldry, Media, Society, World: Social Theory and Digital Media Practice PDF
Reviewed by Vyshali Manivannan 3 pgs.
Sarah Sharma, In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics PDF
Reviewed by Josh Smicker 3 pgs.
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