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.

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Crime News Under Digitization Process in French and German Newsrooms: Standardization and Diversification of News under Web-First Pressure
Claire Ruffio and Nicolas Hubé
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Neutral Observers or Advocates for Societal Transformation? Role Orientations of Constructive Journalists in Germany
Uwe Krüger, Markus Beiler, Thilko Gläßgen, Michael Kees and Maximilian Küstermann
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
How China Divides the Left: Competing Transnational Left-Wing Alternative Media on Twitter
Lev Nachman, Adrian Rauchfleisch and Brian Hioe
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
United in Grief? Emotional Communities Around the Far-Right Terrorist Attack in Hanau
Débora Medeiros and Ana Makhashvili
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Journalist-Twitterers as Political Influencers in Brazil: Narratives and Disputes Towards a New Intermediary Model
Luiz Peres-Neto
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Hijacking Journalism: Legitimacy and Metajournalistic Discourse in Right-Wing Podcasts
David O. Dowling, Patrick R. Johnson and Brian Ekdale
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Responding to “Fake News”: Journalistic Perceptions of and Reactions to a Delegitimising Force
Aljosha Karim Schapals and Axel Bruns
Article | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Editorial: Journalism, Activism, and Social Media: Exploring the Shifts in Journalistic Roles, Performance, and Interconnectedness
Peter Maurer and Christian Nuernbergk
Editorial | Open Access | Published: 28 July 2022
Migrants as “Objects of Care”: Immigration Coverage in Russian Media During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Svetlana S. Bodrunova and Anna Smoliarova
Article | Open Access | Published: 30 June 2022
Urban Refugees’ Digital Experiences and Social Connections During Covid-19 Response in Kampala, Uganda
Hakimu Sseviiri, Amanda Alencar and Yeeko Kisira
Article | Open Access | Published: 30 June 2022
Between Conflict and Solidarity: Pandemic Media Coverage of Romanian Intra-EU Labour Migrants
Hanna Orsolya Vincze and Delia Cristina Balaban
Article | Open Access | Published: 30 June 2022
Framing Migration During the Covid-19 Pandemic in South Africa: A 12-Month Media Monitoring Project
Thea de Gruchy, Thulisile Zikhali, Jo Vearey and Johanna Hanefeld
Article | Open Access | Published: 30 June 2022
The Refugee Issue in the Greek, German, and British Press During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Nikos Fotopoulos, Andrea Masini and Stergios Fotopoulos
Article | Open Access | Published: 30 June 2022
Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil: Communication Rights and Digital Inequalities During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Julia Camargo, Denise Cogo and Amanda Alencar
Article | Open Access | Published: 30 June 2022
Precariousness and Hope: Digital Everyday Life of the Undocumented Migrants Explored Through Collaborative Photography
Kaarina Nikunen and Sanna Valtonen
Article | Open Access | Published: 30 June 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
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
“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
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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Using Comics as a Media Literacy Tool for Marginalised Groups: The Case of Athens Comics Library
Lida Tsene
Commentary | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 10 August 2022
Methodological Reflections on Capturing Augmented Space: Insights From an Augmented Reality Field Study
Moritz Schweiger and Jeffrey Wimmer
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 5 August 2022
The Affective Triad: Smartphone in the Ethnographic Encounter
Suzana Jovicic
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 2 August 2022
Mobile Belonging in Digital Exile: Methodological Reflection on Doing Ethnography on (Social) Media Practices
Cathrine Bublatzky
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 2 August 2022
Types of Information Orientation and Information Levels Among Young and Old News Audiences
Leonie Wunderlich and Sascha Hölig
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 29 July 2022
A Matter of Perspective? The Impact of Analysis Configurations on Testing the Agenda-Setting Hypothesis
Stefan Geiß
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 8 July 2022
What Does “Being Informed” Mean? Assessing Social Media Users’ Self-Concepts of Informedness
Anna Sophie Kümpel, Luise Anter and Julian Unkel
Article | Open Access | Ahead of Print | Last Modified: 27 June 2022
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