Political Communication

Political Communication is the official journal of the APSA Political Communication Section and the ICA Political Communication Division, published by Taylor & Francis.

It is an international journal, published quarterly, that features cutting-edge theory-driven empirical research at the intersection of politics and communication. Its expansive subject is the site of rapid changes and pressing policy concerns worldwide. The journal welcomes all research methods and analytical viewpoints that advance understanding of the practices, processes, content, effects, and policy implications of political communication. Regular symposium issues explore key issues in depth.

You can find the journal’s website here.

Claes H. de Vreese – University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Founding Editor
Doris A. Graber –  University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Associate Editors
Kimberly Gross – George Washington University, USA
Tamir Sheafer – Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Jesper Stromback – Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Forum Editor
Mike Wagner – University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA

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Are Experts (News)Worthy? Balance, Conflict, and Mass Media Coverage of Expert ConsensusData Ops, Objectivity, and Outsiders: Journalistic Coverage of Data CampaigningDisinformation as Political CommunicationSeeing Spanish: The Effects of Language-Based Media Choices on Resentment and BelongingEditor’s Note: Dual Forums on Historical Analysis in Political Communication and the Future of Misinformation ResearchThe Importance of Historical Perspective and Archival Methods in Political Communication ResearchWait, Haven’t We Been Here Before? A Method for Using History to Help Political Communication ScholarshipToward a Research Agenda on Political Misinformation and Corrective InformationDefining Misinformation and Understanding its Bounded Nature: Using Expertise and Evidence for Describing MisinformationTroll Factories: Manufacturing Specialized Disinformation on TwitterA Picture Paints a Thousand Lies? The Effects and Mechanisms of Multimodal Disinformation and Rebuttals Disseminated via Social MediaLeader over Policy? The Scope of Elite Influence on Policy PreferencesMistrust, Disinforming News, and Vote Choice: A Panel Survey on the Origins and Consequences of Believing Disinformation in the 2017 German Parliamentary ElectionAll the News That’s Fit to Click: The Economics of Clickbait MediaPolitical Astroturfing on Twitter: How to Coordinate a Disinformation CampaignSourcing and Automation of Political News and Information over Social Media in the United States, 2016-2018Fact-Checking: A Meta-Analysis of What Works and for WhomStuck in a Nativist Spiral: Content, Selection, and Effects of Right-Wing Populists’ Communication on FacebookLike, Post, and Distrust? How Social Media Use Affects Trust in GovernmentDescribing Perceptions of Media Influence among Radicalized Individuals: The Case of Jihadists and Non-Violent IslamistsCoordinating a Multi-Platform Disinformation Campaign: Internet Research Agency Activity on Three U.S. Social Media Platforms, 2015 to 2017The Media Smells like Sulfur!!! Leaders and Verbal Attacks against the Fourth Estate in Unconsolidated DemocraciesIs Context the Key? The (Non-)Differential Effects of Mediated Incivility in Three European CountriesToeing the Party Lie: Ostracism Promotes Endorsement of Partisan Election FalsehoodsInforming the Public: How Party Communication Builds Opportunity StructuresDisentangling the Effects of Thematic Information and Emphasis Frames and the Suppression of Issue-Specific Argument Effects through Value-Resonant Framing