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.

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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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Polarization and the Top-Two Primary: Moderating Candidate Rhetoric in One-Party ContestsThe Dynamic Process Tracing Environment (DPTE) as a Tool for Studying Political CommunicationA Fresh Perspective on Politicians and the MediaWho’s Elite and How the Answer Matters to PoliticsThe Information and Arena Model: Its Value and LimitationsOpting Out of Political DiscussionsMobilizing Millennial Voters with Targeted Internet Advertisements: A Field ExperimentMore Bang for the Buck: Media Freedom and Organizational Strategies in the Agenda-Setting of Human Rights GroupsDo Online Ads Influence Vote Choice?CorrectionThe Backbone Structure of Audience Networks: A New Approach to Comparing Online News Consumption Across CountriesIncumbency Dominance in Letters to the Editor: Field Experimental EvidenceIs Any Publicity Good Publicity? Media Coverage, Party Institutions, and Authoritarian Power-SharingThe (In)stability of Voters’ Perceptions of Competence and Associative Issue Ownership: The Role of Media Campaign CoverageInfluential News: Impact of Print Media Reports on the Fulfillment of Election PromisesSocial Bots in Election Campaigns: Theoretical, Empirical, and Methodological ImplicationsShould the Media Be More or Less Powerful in Politics? Individual and Contextual Explanations for Politicians and Journalists(Re)Claiming Our Expertise: Parsing Large Text Corpora With Manually Validated and Organic DictionariesGetting Out the Vote With Voting Advice ApplicationsHow Accurate Are Survey Responses on Social Media and Politics?New Approaches to Method and Measurement in the Study of Political Communication EffectsBlessing or Curse for Advocacy? How News Media Attention Helps Advocacy Groups to Achieve Their Policy GoalsIdentifying Media Effects Through Low-Cost, Multiwave Field ExperimentsMedia Ownership and News Coverage of International ConflictPsychophysiology in the Study of Political Communication: An Expository Study of Individual-Level Variation in Negativity BiasesInformational Cues, Partisan-Motivated Reasoning, and the Manipulation of Conspiracy BeliefsBeyond the Limits of Survey Experiments: How Conjoint Designs Advance Causal Inference in Political Communication ResearchAgenda-Setting With Satire: How Political Satire Increased TTIP’s Saliency on the Public, Media, and Political AgendaCorrigendumParliamentary Questions, Newspaper Coverage, and Consumer Confidence in Times of Crisis: A Cross-National ComparisonUsing Big Data and Algorithms to Determine the Effect of Geographically Targeted Advertising on Vote Intention: Evidence From the 2012 U.S. Presidential ElectionErratumForum Editor’s Note: Symposium on Public Engagement