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.
Regina Lawrence – University of Oregon

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

Associate Editors
Kevin Arceneaux – Temple University, USA
Johanna Dunaway – Texas A&M, USA
Frank Esser – University of Zurich, Switzerland
Daniel Kreiss – University of North Carolina, USA
Eike Mark Rinke – University of Leeds, UK
Kjerstin Thorson – Michigan State University, USA

Forum Editor
Mike Wagner – University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA

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Editor’s NoteThinking for Themselves: Bootstraps Discourse and the Imagined Epistemology of Reactionary YouTube AudiencesCorrectionDo Online Ads Sway Voters? Understanding the Persuasiveness of Online Political AdsThreats as Political CommunicationNegotiating News: How Cross-Cutting Romantic Partners Select, Consume, and Discuss News TogetherTalking Past Each Other on Twitter: Thematic, Event, and Temporal Divergences in Polarized Partisan Expression on ImmigrationAttacks and Issue Competition: Do Parties Attack Based on Issue Salience or Issue Ownership?Scholarly Solidarity: Building an Inclusive Field for Junior and Minority ResearchersFake News for All: How Citizens Discern Disinformation in AutocraciesUnequal Tweets: Black Disadvantage is (Re)tweeted More but Discussed Less Than White PrivilegePoliticizing Masks? Examining the Volume and Content of Local News Coverage of Face Coverings in the U.S. Through the COVID-19 PandemicNon-News Websites Expose People to More Political Content Than News Websites: Evidence from Browsing Data in Three CountriesGoing Beyond Affective Polarization: How Emotions and Identities are Used in Anti-Vaccination TikTok VideosThe Media and Democratization: A Long-Term Macro-Level Perspective on the Role of the Press During a Democratic TransitionThe Unintended Consequences of Amplifying the Radical Right on TwitterStrategies of Chinese State Media on TwitterBroadcasting Messages via Telegram: Pro-Government Social Media Control During the 2020 Protests in Belarus and 2022 Anti-War Protests in RussiaReconceptualizing Cross-Cutting Political Expression on Social Media: A Case Study of Facebook Comments During the 2016 Brexit ReferendumUninformed or Misinformed in the Digital News Environment? How Social Media News Use Affects Two Dimensions of Political KnowledgeThe Stability of Cable and Broadcast News Intermedia Agenda Setting Across the COVID-19 Issue Attention CyclePartisan Memes as a Catalyst for Homophilous NetworksRecognition Crisis: Coming to Terms with Identity, Attention and Political Communication in the Twenty-First CenturyThe Past as Political Terrain: How National Leaders Navigate Memories of 9/11Propagandization of Relative Gratification: How Chinese State Media Portray the International PandemicHow Science Influencers Polarize Supportive and Skeptical Communities Around Politicized Science: A Cross-Platform and Over-Time ComparisonPoliticization of Science in COVID-19 Vaccine Communication: Comparing US Politicians, Medical Experts, and Government Agencies