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

Visual Communication in the Age of Social Media: Conceptual, Theoretical and Methodological Challenges

Academic Editors: Uta Russmann (FHWien of WKW University of Applied Sciences of Management & Communication, Austria) and Jakob Svensson (Malmö University, Sweden)

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Introduction to Visual Communication in the Age of Social Media: Conceptual, Theoretical and Methodological Challenges
Uta Russmann and Jakob Svensson
Editorial | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017
Brand New Images? Implications of Instagram Photography for Place Branding
Åsa Thelander and Cecilia Cassinger
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017
Political Storytelling on Instagram: Key Aspects of Alexander Van der Bellen’s Successful 2016 Presidential Election Campaign
Karin Liebhart and Petra Bernhardt
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017
The Visual Discourse of Protest Movements on Twitter: The Case of Hong Kong 2014
Irmgard Wetzstein
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017
Showing/Sharing: Analysing Visual Communication from a Praxeological Perspective
Maria Schreiber
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017
Digital-Networked Images as Personal Acts of Political Expression: New Categories for Meaning Formation
Mona Kasra
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017
“I Set the Camera on the Handle of My Dresser”: Re-Matter-Ializing Social Media Visual Methods through a Case Study of Selfies
Katie Warfield
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017
The Semiotics of Emoji: The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet
Laura Kerslake and Rupert Wegerif
Book Review | Media and Communication | Publication date: 21 December 2017