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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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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Politicians, Newspapers, and Immigration Referendums: Exploring the Boundaries of Media EffectsDiscourse Networks of the Far Right: How Far-Right Actors Become Mainstream in Public DebatesThe Mobilizing Power of Visual Media Across Stages of Social-Mediated ProtestsThe Fleeting Allure of Dark Campaigns: Backlash from Negative and Uncivil Campaigning in the Presence of (Better) AlternativesThe Geopolitics of Deplatforming: A Study of Suspensions of Politically-Interested Iranian Accounts on TwitterA Virtual Battlefield for Embassies: Longitudinal Network Analysis of Competing Mediated Public Diplomacy on Social MediaPartisan Differences in the Sharing of Low-Quality News Sources by U.S Political ElitesPolarization All the Way Down: How Coverage of Elite and Partisan Polarization Spills Over to Perceptions of the U.S. Mass PublicSpanish Vs. English Language Media Consumption and Latino Political Trust and EfficacyThe Art of Self-Criticism: How Autocrats Propagate Their Own Political ScandalsThe Impact of New Transparency in Digital Advertising on Media CoverageForum Editor’s Introduction: Artificial Intelligence, Political Ad Libraries, and Transgender Health MisinformationThe Politics of Transgender Health MisinformationRight-Wing Authoritarian Attitudes, Fast-Paced Decision-Making, and the Spread of Misinformation About COVID-19 VaccinesLocal Government, Social Media and Management of COVID-19: The Case of Chilean Mayoral CommunicationThe Battle for the Soul of the Nation: Nationalist Polarization in the 2020 American Presidential Election and the Threat to DemocracyA Scholarly Definition of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Advancing AI as a Conceptual Framework in Communication ResearchThe Ideology is Blowing in the Wind: Managing Orthodoxy and Popularity in China’s PropagandaThinking for Themselves: Bootstraps Discourse and the Imagined Epistemology of Reactionary YouTube AudiencesDo Online Ads Sway Voters? Understanding the Persuasiveness of Online Political AdsNegotiating 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?Going Beyond Affective Polarization: How Emotions and Identities are Used in Anti-Vaccination TikTok VideosBroadcasting Messages via Telegram: Pro-Government Social Media Control During the 2020 Protests in Belarus and 2022 Anti-War Protests in RussiaHow 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