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Vol 8 (2014)

Table of Contents


Exploring the Contingent Effects of Political Efficacy and Partisan Strength on the Relationship Between Online News Use and Democratic Engagement ABSTRACT PDF
Michael Chan 21 pgs.
The Internet and Inequality in Democratic Engagements: Panel Evidence from South Korea ABSTRACT PDF
Suk Jae Hur, Hyeok Yong Kwon 21 pgs.
Journalism Students’ Professional Views in Eight Countries: The Role of Motivations, Education, and Gender ABSTRACT PDF
Folker Hanusch, Claudia Mellado 18 pgs.
Social Identity Theory as a Framework for Understanding the Effects of Exposure to Positive Media Images of Self and Other on Intergroup Outcomes ABSTRACT PDF
Christopher J. McKinley, Dana Mastro, Katie M. Warber 20 pgs.
Cosmopolitanism and Global Risk: News Framing of the Asian Financial Crisis and the European Debt Crisis ABSTRACT PDF
Zhifei Mao 20 pgs.
Framing Connections: Improving the Relationship between Rhetorical and Social Scientific Frame Studies, Including a Study of G.W. Bush’s Framing of Immigration ABSTRACT PDF
Michael C. Souders, Kara N. Dillard 21 pgs.
Promotional Practices in News Programs: The Case of Spanish Public Television ABSTRACT PDF
Marina Santín, Rainer Rubira 19 pgs.
Do International Students’ Direct Experiences With the Host Country Lead to Strong Attitude-Behavior Relations? Advancing Public Diplomacy Research and Beyond ABSTRACT PDF
Seong-Hun Yun 23 pgs.
Playful Civic Learning: Enabling Lateral Trust and Reflection in Game-based Public Participation ABSTRACT PDF
Eric Gordon, Jessica Baldwin-Philippi 28 pgs.
The Role of News Media Use and Demographic Characteristics in the Possibility of Information Overload Prediction ABSTRACT PDF
Qihao Ji, Louisa Ha, Ulla Sypher 16 pgs.
“Can Our Kids Hack It With Computers?”: Constructing Youth Hackers in Family Computing Magazines (1983–1987) ABSTRACT PDF
Meryl Alper 26 pgs.
A Model of Crowd Enabled Organization: Theory and Methods for Understanding the Role of Twitter in the Occupy Protests ABSTRACT PDF
Sheetal D. Agarwal, W. Lance Bennett, Courtney N. Johnson, Shawn Walker 27 pgs.
Stuck in First Gear: The Case of German Political "Blogosphere" ABSTRACT PDF
Stine Eckert, Kalyani Chadha, Michael Koliska 18 pgs.
Political Knowledge Gaps Among News Consumers with Different News Media Repertoires Across Multiple Platforms ABSTRACT PDF
Hyunwoo Lee, JungAe Yang 21 pgs.
Community Radio, Politics and Immigration in Quebec: The Case of Radio Centre-Ville ABSTRACT PDF
Eduardo Gonzalez Castillo 17 pgs.
From a False Messiah to Just Another Latin American Dictator: Analysis of U.S. Mainstream News Media’s Coverage of Hugo Chávez’s Death ABSTRACT PDF
Douglas S. Wilbur, Juyan Zhang 22 pgs.
The Dynamic Interplay of Interaction Goals, Emotion, and Conflict Styles: Testing a Model of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Effects on Conflict Styles ABSTRACT PDF
Qin Zhang, Michael Andreychik, David Sapp, Colleen Arendt 24 pgs.
Campaign Comics: The Use of Comic Books for Strategic Political Communication ABSTRACT PDF
Cornelia Brantner, Katharina Lobinger 27 pgs.
The Use of Social Media Technologies to Create, Preserve, and Disseminate Indigenous Knowledge and Skills to Communities in East Africa ABSTRACT PDF
Sylvia A. Owiny, Khanjan Mehta, Audrey N. Maretzki 14 pgs.
The Personal is Political on Social Media: Online Civic Expression Patterns and Pathways Among Civically Engaged Youth ABSTRACT PDF
Emily C. Weinstein 24 pgs.
Media Use and Political Trust in an Emerging Democracy: Setting the Institutional Trust Agenda in Kosovo ABSTRACT PDF
Lindita Camaj 23 pgs.
The Structural Organization of NGO Publicity Work: Explaining Divergent Publicity Strategies at Humanitarian and Human Rights Organizations ABSTRACT PDF
Matthew Powers 18 pgs.
Vicarious Deliberation: How the Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review Influenced Deliberation in Mass Elections ABSTRACT PDF
John Gastil, Robert Richards, Katherine Knobloch 28 pgs.
Rethinking Banal Nationalism: Banal Americanism, Europeanism and the Missing Link between Media Representations and Identities ABSTRACT PDF
Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova 19 pgs.
Political Participation in an Unlikely Place: How Individuals Engage in Politics through Social Networking Sites in China ABSTRACT PDF
Xinzhi Zhang, Wan-Ying Lin 22 pgs.
Co-creation and Participation as a Means of Innovation in New Media: An Analysis of Creativity in the Photographic Field ABSTRACT PDF
Gemma San Cornelio, Edgar Gómez Cruz 20 pgs.
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Special Sections

Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| Waiting for Spring: Arab Resistance and Change — Editorial Introduction ABSTRACT PDF
Ilhem Allagui 25 pgs.
Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| Blogging Against Violations of Human Rights in Egypt: An Analysis of Five Political Blogs ABSTRACT PDF
Mohammed el-Nawawy, Sahar Khamis 21 pgs.
Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| #Hashtags for Change: Can Twitter Generate Social Progress in Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT PDF
Irfan Chaudhry 19 pgs.
Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| The Arab Spring & Online Protests in Iraq ABSTRACT PDF
Ahmed K. Al-Rawi 27 pgs.
Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| Egypt's Unfinished Revolution: The Role of the Media Revisited ABSTRACT PDF
Anne Alexander, Miriyam Aouragh 26 pgs.
Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| Mediating Discourse of Democratic Uprising in Egypt: Militarized Language and the “Battles” of Abbasiyya and Maspero ABSTRACT PDF
Mervat Youssef, Heba Arafa, Anup Kumar 19 pgs.
Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| Blesses and Curses: Virtual Dissidence as a Contentious Performance in the Arab Spring’s Repertoire of Contention ABSTRACT PDF
Nermin Allam 18 pgs.
Arab Revolutions: Breaking Fear| The Cultural Logic of Visibility in the Arab Uprisings ABSTRACT PDF
Hatim El-Hibri 18 pgs.
Communication, Crisis, & Global Power Shifts: An Introduction ABSTRACT PDF
Yuezhi Zhao 26 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| A Tale of Two Obits: Reading the Cold War Through the Obituaries of W.E.B. Dubois and Chairman Mao Tse-tung ABSTRACT PDF
Vera Leigh Fennell 18 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| The Puzzle of Media Power: Notes Toward a Materialist Approach ABSTRACT PDF
Des Freedman 16 pgs.
Communication & Global Power| Market Panics and the Limits of National Power and Authority: An Argumentative Analysis of the 2011 Italian Debt Crisis ABSTRACT PDF
Laura Alberti, Thomas Hollihan 20 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| Rosa Luxemburg's Internet? For a Political Economy of State Mobilization and the Movement of Accumulation in Cyberspace ABSTRACT PDF
Dan Schiller 21 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| “Power To the People!”: Mobiles, Migrants, and Social Movements in Asia ABSTRACT PDF
Jack Linchuan Qiu 16 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| Deconstructing the BRICS ABSTRACT PDF
Colin Sparks 27 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| The Life and Times of “Chimerica”: Global Press Discourses on U.S.-China Economic Integration, Financial Crisis, and Power Shifts ABSTRACT PDF
Yuezhi Zhao 26 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| Inside-Out and Outside-In: The Making of a Transnational Discursive Alliance ABSTRACT PDF
Wu Changchang 21 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| The Ambivalent State and the Media in India: Between Corporate Compulsions and the Public Interest ABSTRACT PDF
Pradip Thomas 17 pgs.
Communication & Global Shifts| Performing Terror, Mediating Religion: Indian Cinema and the Politics of National Belonging ABSTRACT PDF
Sunera Thobani 23 pgs.
Communication & Global Power Shifts| Developmental Bodies and the Occupation of Time: Theorizing Gender Solidarity in Times of Global Power Shift ABSTRACT PDF
Katherine Reilly 18 pgs.
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A Review of Communication Scholarship on the Financial Markets and the Financial Media ABSTRACT PDF
Micky Lee 22 pgs.
The Spectrum Opportunity: Sharing as the Solution to the Wireless Crunch PDF
Kevin Werbach, Aalok Mehta 22 pgs.
Commentary on “The Spectrum Opportunity: Sharing as the Solution to the Wireless Crunch” PDF
Gerald R. Faulhaber 12 pgs.
Response to Faulhaber's Commentary PDF
Kevin Werbach, Aalok Mehta 5 pgs.
Response to Werbach/Mehta's Response PDF
Gerald R. Faulhaber 3 pgs.
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Participations: Dialogues on the Participatory Promise of Contemporary Culture and Politics — Introduction PDF
Henry Jenkins, Nick Couldry 6 pgs.
Participations| Part 1: CREATIVITY PDF
Sarah Banet-Weiser, Nancy K. Baym, Francesca Coppa, David Gauntlett, Jonathan Gray, Henry Jenkins, Adrienne Shaw 20 pgs.
Participations| Part 2: LABOR PDF
Mark Andrejevic, John Banks, John Edward Campbell, Nick Couldry, Adam Fish, Alison Hearn, Laurie Ouellette 18 pgs.
Participations| Part 3: POLITICS PDF
Danielle Allen, Nico Carpentier, Moya Bailey, Natalie Fenton, Henry Jenkins, Alexis Lothian, Jack Linchuan Qiu, Mirko Tobias Schaefer, Ramesh Srinivasan 23 pgs.
S. Elizabeth Bird, Nick Couldry, Andreas Hepp, Sonia Livingstone, Elizabeth Losh, Jason Mittell, Gina Neff, Don Slater, S. Craig Watkins 27 pgs.
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Book Reviews

Patrick Crogran, Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture PDF
Reviewed by Jonathan M. Bullinger 4 pgs.
J. Servaes (Ed.), Sustainable Development and Green Communication: African and Asian Perspectives PDF
Reviewed by Kelly S. Gillis 4 pgs.
C. W. Anderson, Rebuilding The News: Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age PDF
Reviewed by Karin Wahl-Jorgensen 4 pgs.
L. J. Shrum (Ed.), The Psychology of Entertainment Media: Blurring the Lines Between Entertainment and Persuasion (2nd Ed.) PDF
Reviewed by Angeline Sangalang 3 pgs.
Craig E. Carroll (Ed.), The Handbook of Communication and Corporate Reputation PDF
Reviewed by Xiaoxiao Gong 4 pgs.
Alice E. Marwick, Status Update: Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age PDF
Reviewed by Ellen Johanna Helsper 5 pgs.
Marwan M. Kraidy, Communication and Power in the Global Era: Orders and Borders PDF
Reviewed by Mark Hannah 5 pgs.
Structures of Ambivalence: The Converging Horizons of Cultural Studies and Sociology PDF
Reviewed by Nick Couldry 6 pgs.
Richard Hill, The New International Telecommunication Regulations and the Internet: A Commentary and Legislative History PDF
Reviewed by Shawn Powers 4 pgs.
Lisa Henderson, Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production PDF
Reviewed by Cynthia Chris 5 pgs.
George Brock, Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age PDF
Reviewed by Nikki Usher 4 pgs.
Patrick W. Galbraith and Jason G. Karlin (Eds.), Idols and Celebrity in Japanese Media Culture PDF
Reviewed by Jungmin Kwon 3 pgs.
Howard S. Becker & Robert R. Faulkner, Thinking Together: An E-Mail Exchange and All That Jazz PDF
Reviewed by Colin Jerolmack 6 pgs.
Jeff Lewis, Global Media Apocalypse: Pleasure, Violence and the Cultural Imaginings of Doom PDF
Reviewed by Jeff Heydon 4 pgs.
Matt Stahl, Unfree Masters: Recording Artists and the Politics of Work PDF
Reviewed by Rob Drew 3 pgs.
Eli Goldblatt, Writing Home: A Literacy Autobiography PDF
Reviewed by Angelica Fenner 3 pgs.
Dora Apel, War Culture and the Contest of Images PDF
Reviewed by Ngozi Agwaziam Akinro 4 pgs.
Sigurd Allern and Ester Pollack (Eds.), Scandalous! The Mediated Construction of Political Scandals in Four Nordic Countries PDF
Reviewed by Christian von Sikorski 3 pgs.
Gregory Ferrell Lowe & Christian S. Nissen (Eds.), Small Among Giants: Television Broadcasting in Smaller Countries PDF
Reviewed by Abraao Coelho 3 pgs.
Linje Manyozo, Media, Communication and Development: Three Approaches, PDF
Reviewed by Keneth Bamuturaki 4 pgs.
Devon Powers, Writing the Record: The Village Voice and the Birth of Rock Criticism PDF
Reviewed by Nadav Appel 4 pgs.
Anne Burdick, Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Presner, & Jeffrey Schnapp, Digital_Humanities PDF
Reviewed by Kathleen Fitzpatrick 5 pgs.
Tobias Olsson (Ed.), Producing the Internet: Critical Perspective of Social Media PDF
Reviewed by Jun Gao 3 pgs.
Aswin Punathambekar, From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry PDF
Reviewed by Maria Magdalena Leturia Bravo 4 pgs.
Josef Seethaler, Matthias Karmasin, Gabriele Melischek & Romy Wöhlert (Eds.), Selling War: The Role of the Mass Media in Hostile Conflicts from World War I to the "War to Terror" PDF
Reviewed by Congying Chen 4 pgs.
Stephanie Ricker Schulte, Cached Decoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture PDF
Reviewed by Bessie Chu 3 pgs.
Amir Hetsroni (Ed.), Reality Television: Merging the Global and the Local PDF
Reviewed by Heather McIntosh 4 pgs.
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