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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Mediated Representation at 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 TerrorismThe Effects of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Selective Exposure: Evidence from 17 CountriesNetwork Amplification of Politicized Information and Misinformation about COVID-19 by Conservative Media and Partisan Influencers on Twitter#DictatorErdogan: How Social Media Bans Trigger BacklashHow Political Efficacy Relates to Online and Offline Political Participation: A Multilevel Meta-analysisPredicting Vote Choice and Election Outcomes from Ballot Wording: The Role of Processing Fluency in Low Information Direct Democracy ElectionsThe Empowering Effects of Racial Messaging: The Link between Racial Outreach, Descriptive Representation and Black Political MobilizationAssessing the Validity of Survey Measures for News Exposure through Digital Footprints: Evidence from Spain and the UKThe Political Landscape of the U.S. TwitterverseSelective Control: The Political Economy of CensorshipAn Eye for an Eye? An Integrated Model of Attitude Change Toward Protest ViolenceLogics of Exclusion: How Ukrainian Audiences Renegotiate Propagandistic Narratives in Times of ConflictJournalism and Democratic Backsliding: Critical Realism as a Diagnostic and Prescription for Reform“Stick to Sports”: Evidence from Sports Media on the Origins and Consequences of Newly Politicized AttitudesKeep Them Engaged! Investigating the Effects of Self-centered Social Media Communication Style on User Engagement in 12 European Countries