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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All 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 DemocraciesUS Dominance of Research on Political Communication: A Meta-ViewThe Practicalities of a Contextual Approach in Comparative Political Communication ResearchNever Say Never … Or the Value of Context in Political Communication ResearchIs Context the Key? The (Non-)Differential Effects of Mediated Incivility in Three European CountriesThe Politics of Contextualization in the Contextualization of Political Communication ResearchToeing the Party Lie: Ostracism Promotes Endorsement of Partisan Election FalsehoodsAdvances in Comparative Political Communication Research through Contextualization and Cumulation of EvidenceA Call to Contextualize Public Opinion-Based Research in Political CommunicationInforming 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 FramingHitting a Nerve: Populist News Articles Lead to More Frequent and More Populist Reader CommentsThe Strategic Use of Fear Appeals in Political Communication“That Looks Hard!”: Effects of Objective and Perceived Textual Complexity on Factual and Structural Political KnowledgeA Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Cross-Cutting Exposure on Political ParticipationThe “Arbiters of What Our Voters See”: Facebook and Google’s Struggle with Policy, Process, and Enforcement around Political AdvertisingBeyond Time and Space: The Impact of Autonomy from Politics and Commercialization Pressure on Mediatization in German and Austrian Newspapers—A Multilevel ApproachPolarization and the Top-Two Primary: Moderating Candidate Rhetoric in One-Party Contests