Welcome to politicalcommunication.org

For those interested in the study of political communication.

From the International Communication Association (ICA) and the American Political Science Association (APSA) Political Communication Divisions!


Political Communication

Official Facebook group of APSA Section and ICA Division on Political Communication.

The Political Communication Division of the International Communication Association (ICA) and the Political Communication Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) foster thought at the intersection of political life and communication.

The group is curated by the Editor of their joint newsletter, the Political Communication Report, currently Björn Buß (Leuphana U of Lüneburg & U of Greifswald, Germany).

People who are interested in this area of research can follow us and meet other members through various other (social) media:

Website: politicalcommunication.org
The Political Communication Report (PCR) is published here three times a year, featuring short articles of current interest on thinking in the field along with grant opportunities, books released, and more; post conference activities and minutes; link to the joint research journal Political Communication; host a blog; and keep records of current leadership and past activities and history.

Twitter: twitter.com/poli_com
Followers keep abreast of news and opportunities like calls for papers, conferences, and job postings of interest to the political communication research community.

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/groups/PoliCom-Political-Communication-2787353
More than 5,000 members engage in discussions, post and search for jobs, announce promotions, and build networks for research.

Björn Buß

Björn BußFriday, July 28th, 2017 at 10:55am

***CfA: Assistant Professor Journalism and Communication, Carleton University (Official) in Ottawa (Canada)***

Deadline October 27


via Dwayne Winseck

Matthew C. Nisbet

Matthew C. NisbetFriday, July 28th, 2017 at 3:05am

In a new article at ORE Climate Science, political scientist Deborah Lyn Guber reviews and assesses the scholarship on partisan polarization in the climate change debate, emphasizing the implications for breaking political deadlock. Published free-to-view online, her article will also appear later this year at the Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication. More info on the volume here: http://www.northeastern.edu/matthewnisbet/?p=267


Björn Buß

Björn BußWednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 6:24am

***Top 22 authors cited in comparative communication studies***

Source: So, Clement Y.K. (2017): Mapping Comparative Communication Research: What the Literature Reveals. In: Chan, Joseph M. & Francis L.F. Lee (eds.): Advancing Comparative Media and Communication Research. London: Routledge, p. 24. (www.routledge.com/9781315179285)

via Cristina Cremonesi & Gianpietro Mazzoleni

Björn Buß

Björn BußThursday, July 27th, 2017 at 7:16pm

***CfP: The 13th Annual Graduate Conference in Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy; with #PolComm research and methodological workshops, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 13-14***

Deadline for abstracts (300 words): September 30


Selected workshops :

✓ Mixed-Methods Approaches for Analyzing Media Narratives - Christian Baden, and Keren Tenenbom-Weinblatt (both from Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
✓ Political Discourse Analysis - Zohar Kampf, and Shaul R. Shenhav (both from Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
✓ Political Communication, Participation, and the Idea of Deliberative Democracy - Gonen Dori-Hacohen (University of Massachusetts), and Idit Manosevitch (האקדמית נתניה)

cc The Annual Graduate Conference in Jerusalem

Benjamin Toff

Benjamin ToffThursday, July 27th, 2017 at 9:27am

The University of Minnesota's Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication is looking to make two hires at the senior level: one in Journalism/Media and the other in Strategic Communication. Political communication could be a focus in either position. Details in the link below.

Edoardo Novelli

Edoardo NovelliThursday, July 27th, 2017 at 3:38am

C. Holtz Bacha, E. Novelli, K. Rafter (eds)
Just published by Palgrave
This timely publication offers a fresh scholarly assessment of political advertising across the EU, as well as an insight into differing political and regulatory systems related to political advertising in the individual member states. With a detailed focus on the images and communication styles that characterised the 2014 European Parliament election campaign, this edited collection evaluates political advertising across the EU using empirical data to compare and contrast styles and approaches in different members.
More informations and table of contents at: