Media and Communication is an international peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to a wide variety of basic and applied research in communication and its related fields.

Open Access Journal | ISSN: 2183-2439

Media and Communication (ISSN: 2183-2439) is an international open access journal dedicated to a wide variety of basic and applied research in communication and its related fields.

Open Access: free to read and share, with an article processing charge for accepted papers to offset production costs (more details here)

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Does Social Media Use Matter? A Case Study of the 2018 Irish Abortion Referendum
Theresa Reidy and Jane Suiter
Commentary | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Beyond Brexit? Public Participation in Decision-Making on Campaign Data During and After Referendum Campaigns
Julia Rone
Article | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Referendum Campaigns in Hybrid Media Systems: Insights From the New Zealand Cannabis Legalisation Referendum
Marta Rychert and Chris Wilkins
Article | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Level Playing Field or Politics as Usual? Equalization–Normalization in Direct Democratic Online Campaigns
Michaela Fischer and Fabrizio Gilardi
Article | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Do Intensive Public Debates on Direct-Democratic Ballots Narrow the Gender Gap in Social Media Use?
Laurent Bernhard and Daniel Kübler
Article | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Googling Referendum Campaigns: Analyzing Online Search Patterns Regarding Swiss Direct-Democratic Votes
Sina Blassnig, Eliza Mitova, Nico Pfiffner and Michael V. Reiss
Article | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Mobile News Consumption and Its Relation to Young Adults’ Knowledge About and Participation in Referendums
Daniel Vogler, Morley Weston, Quirin Ryffel, Adrian Rauchfleisch, Pascal Jürgens, Mark Eisenegger, Lisa Schwaiger and Urs Christen
Article | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Referendum Campaigns in the Digital Age: Towards (More) Comparative Analyses in Hybrid Media Systems
Linards Udris and Mark Eisenegger
Editorial | Open Access | Published: 31 January 2023
Mapping the Inclusion of Children and Youth With Disabilities in Media Literacy Research
Carla Sousa and Conceição Costa
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 December 2022
Including the Experiences of Children and Youth in Media Education
Markéta Supa, Lucie Römer and Vojtěch Hodboď
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 December 2022
Beyond Digital Literacy in Australian Prisons: Theorizing “Network Literacy,” Intersectionality, and Female Incarcerated Students
Susan Hopkins
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 December 2022
Digital Rights, Institutionalised Youths, and Contexts of Inequalities
Maria José Brites and Teresa Sofia Castro
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 December 2022
When Everyone Wins: Dialogue, Play, and Black History for Critical Games Education
Rebecca Rouse and Amy Corron Youmans
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 December 2022
Joining and Gaining Knowledge From Digital Literacy Courses: How Perceptions of Internet and Technology Outweigh Socio-Demographic Factors
Azi Lev-On, Hama Abu-Kishk and Nili Steinfeld
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 December 2022
Transforming Disinformation on Minorities Into a Pedagogical Resource: Towards a Critical Intercultural News Literacy
Sílvia Melo-Pfeifer and Helena Dedecek Gertz
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 December 2022
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Understanding Social Media Logic
José van Dijck and Thomas Poell
Article | Open Access | Published: 12 August 2013
Marketing to Youth in the Digital Age: The Promotion of Unhealthy Products and Health Promoting Behaviours on Social Media
Sally Dunlop, Becky Freeman and Sandra C. Jones
Article | Open Access | Published: 16 June 2016
Teens, Health and Technology: A National Survey
Ellen Wartella, Vicky Rideout, Heather Montague, Leanne Beaudoin-Ryan and Alexis Lauricella
Article | Open Access | Published: 16 June 2016
Possible Effects of Internet Use on Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Kathryn L. Mills
Review | Open Access | Published: 16 June 2016
Welcome to the Era of Fake News
Jonathan Albright
Commentary | Open Access | Published: 27 June 2017
“School Strike 4 Climate”: Social Media and the International Youth Protest on Climate Change
Shelley Boulianne, Mireille Lalancette and David Ilkiw
Article | Open Access | Published: 19 May 2020
Digital Media Platforms and the Use of TV Content: Binge Watching and Video-on-Demand in Germany
Lothar Mikos
Article | Open Access | Published: 14 July 2016
Narrative Agency in Hashtag Activism: The Case of #BlackLivesMatter
Guobin Yang
Commentary | Open Access | Published: 11 August 2016
Violence in Popular U.S. Prime Time TV Dramas and the Cultivation of Fear: A Time Series Analysis
Daniel Romer and Patrick Jamieson
Article | Open Access | Published: 17 June 2014
Cyberbullying, Race/Ethnicity and Mental Health Outcomes: A Review of the Literature
Lynne Edwards, April Edwards Kontostathis and Christina Fisher
Review | Open Access | Published: 16 June 2016
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Possible Effects of Internet Use on Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Kathryn L. Mills
Review | Open Access | Published: 16 June 2016
Understanding Social Media Logic
José van Dijck and Thomas Poell
Article | Open Access | Published: 12 August 2013
Marketing to Youth in the Digital Age: The Promotion of Unhealthy Products and Health Promoting Behaviours on Social Media
Sally Dunlop, Becky Freeman and Sandra C. Jones
Article | Open Access | Published: 16 June 2016
The Nanking Atrocity: Still and Moving Images 1937–1944
Gary Evans
Article | Open Access | Published: 17 February 2014
Welcome to the Era of Fake News
Jonathan Albright
Commentary | Open Access | Published: 27 June 2017
Documentary and Cognitive Theory: Narrative, Emotion and Memory
Ib Bondebjerg
Article | Open Access | Published: 9 April 2014
“School Strike 4 Climate”: Social Media and the International Youth Protest on Climate Change
Shelley Boulianne, Mireille Lalancette and David Ilkiw
Article | Open Access | Published: 19 May 2020
Teens, Health and Technology: A National Survey
Ellen Wartella, Vicky Rideout, Heather Montague, Leanne Beaudoin-Ryan and Alexis Lauricella
Article | Open Access | Published: 16 June 2016
Digital Media Platforms and the Use of TV Content: Binge Watching and Video-on-Demand in Germany
Lothar Mikos
Article | Open Access | Published: 14 July 2016
Facebook’s Emotional Contagion Experiment as a Challenge to Research Ethics
Jukka Jouhki, Epp Lauk, Maija Penttinen, Niina Sormanen and Turo Uskali
Article | Open Access | Published: 10 October 2016
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8M Demonstrations, the Spanish Far Right and the Pandemic in a Hybrid Media System
Aurora Labio-Bernal and Laura Manzano-Zambruno
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 30 January 2023
Reframing Leadership: Jacinda Ardern’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Andreea Voina and Mihnea S. Stoica
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 25 January 2023
Knowledge Gap Hypothesis and Pandemics: Covid-19 Knowledge, Communication Inequality, and Media Literacy in Lebanon
Jad Melki
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 20 December 2022
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