OPEN POSITION: The Political Communication Journal is currently looking to hire a designated Data Editor to supplement its current editorial team. More info here. Deadline for applications: December 1, 2022. 

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

RSS Feed of Latest Content Published:

Abating Dissonant Public Spheres: Exploring the Effects of Affective, Ideological and Perceived Societal Political Polarization on Social Media Political PersuasionDissonance from the Perspective of Agonistic Pluralism: A Study of Political Fragmentation on Facebook during the 2016 Austrian Presidential ElectionDamage Control: How Campaign Teams Interpret and Respond to Online IncivilityAre Campaigns Getting Uglier, and Who Is to Blame? Negativity, Dramatization and Populism on Facebook in the 2014 and 2019 EP Election CampaignsEthnic Campaign Appeals: To Bond, Bridge, or Bypass?The Campaign Disinformation Divide: Believing and Sharing News in the 2019 UK General ElectionCross-Platform Emotions and Audience Engagement in Social Media Political Campaigning: Comparing Candidates’ Facebook and Instagram Images in the 2020 US ElectionIssue Importance and the Correction of MisinformationMediated Representation in the Age of Social Media: How Connection with Politicians Contributes to Citizens’ Feelings of Representation. Evidence from a Longitudinal StudyMedia-Politics Parallelism and Populism/Anti-populism Divides in Latin America: Evidence from ArgentinaThe Fiscal Politics of Immigration: Expert Information and Concerns over Fiscal DrainNo Reckoning for the Right: How Political Ideology, Protest Tolerance and News Consumption Affect Support Black Lives Matter ProtestsHow News Feels: Anticipated Anxiety as a Factor in News Avoidance and a Barrier to Political EngagementPatterns of Bias: How Mainstream Media Operationalize Links between Mass Shootings and TerrorismNetwork Amplification of Politicized Information and Misinformation about COVID-19 by Conservative Media and Partisan Influencers on Twitter#DictatorErdogan: How Social Media Bans Trigger Backlash