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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Living in the Past or Living in the Future? Analyzing Parties’ Platform Change In Between Elections,The Netherlands 1997–2014Changing Owners, Changing Content: Does Who Owns the News Matter for the News?Platforms for Incivility: Examining Perceptions Across Different Media FormatsDoes the Political System Determine Media Visibility of Politicians? A Comparative Analysis of Political Functions in the News in Sixteen CountriesCorrigendumEditorial Board EOVThe Mix of Media Use Matters: Investigating the Effects of Individual News Repertoires on Offline and Online Political ParticipationElite Domination of Public Doubts About Climate Change (Not Evolution)Market Demand for Civic Affairs NewsTechnology Firms Shape Political Communication: The Work of Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, and Google With Campaigns During the 2016 U.S. Presidential CycleIn Their Own Words: Political Practitioner Accounts of Candidates, Audiences, Affordances, Genres, and Timing in Strategic Social Media UseThe Myths of Data-Driven CampaigningAdvances and Opportunities in the Study of Political Communication, Foreign Policy, and Public OpinionRipping Yarn: Experiments on Storytelling by Partisan ElitesThe Influence of “Social Viewing” on Televised Debate Viewers’ Political JudgmentErratumToward Conflict or Compromise? How Violent Metaphors Polarize Partisan Issue AttitudesIntra-Campaign Changes in Voting Preferences: The Impact of Media and Party CommunicationPolitical Fact-Checking on Twitter: When Do Corrections Have an Effect?Issue Consistency? Comparing Television Advertising, Tweets, and E-mail in the 2014 Senate CampaignsStudying Politics Across MediaPolitical Inequalities Start at Home: Parents, Children, and the Socialization of Civic Infrastructure OnlineTies, Likes, and Tweets: Using Strong and Weak Ties to Explain Differences in Protest Participation Across Facebook and Twitter UseThe New Personal Influence: How Our Facebook Friends Influence the News We ReadEffects of Economic and Symbolic Threat Appeals in Right-Wing Populist Advertising on Anti-Immigrant Attitudes: The Impact of Textual and Visual AppealsHow Expected Political and Legal Impact Drive Media Coverage of Supreme Court CasesUnity Versus Uniformity: Effects of Targeted Advertising on Perceptions of Group PoliticsThe Nonlinear Effect of Information on Political Attention: Media Storms and U.S. Congressional HearingsInformation Campaigns and (Under)Privileged Citizens: An Experiment on the Differential Effects of a Voting Advice ApplicationPolitical Parallelism in Media and Political Agenda-Setting