Upcoming Issues

This month issue 16(3) will be published. The articles address topics such as video game violence, charitable giving during an international crisis and the power of blogging during election cycles. Visit Taylor and Francis’ website for access to the articles.

  • Cross Cutting Effects of Hypertext Navigation on the Convergence of Attitudes written by Dr. Yun Jung Choi, an Assistant Professor at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea.
  • Hearing and talking to the other side: Antecedents of cross-cutting exposure in adolescents written by Dr. Porismita Borah, an Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her colleagues, Dr. Stephanie Edgerly, Assistant Professor of Communication at Northwestern University, Dr. Emily Vraga, Assistant Professor of Communcation at George Mason University, and Dr. Dhavan Shah, Director of the Mass Communication Research Center at the University of Wisconsin.
  • Ethnic Identity, acculturative stress, news uses, and two domains of civic engagement: A case of Korean immigrants in the US written by Dr. Mihye Seo, Assistant Professor of Communication at the University at Albany, and Seong-Gin Moon, Associate Professor of Social Sciences at Inha University, Incheon, Korea.
  • Predicting Media Appeal from Instinctive Moral Values written by Dr. Ron Tamborini, Professor and Director of Doctoral Programs in Communication at Michigan State University, Dr. Robert J. Lewis, Assistant Professor of Advertising at the University of Texas-Austin, and a number of their colleagues.
  •  Closing Gaps in International Knowledge and Participation: News Attention, Online Expression, and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake written by Dr. Jason Martin, Assistant Professor of Communication at DePaul University.
  • The Perception of Human Appearance in Video Games: Towards an Understanding of the Effects of Player Perceptions of Game Features written by Dr. Kirstie Farrar, Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Conneticut, Dr. Marina Krcmar, Associate Professor of Communication at Wake Forest University, and Dr. Rory McGloin, Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Conneticut.
  • Good Ol’ Boy Talk vs. the Blogosphere in the Case of Former Senator George Allen written by Dr. Cynthia Bogard, Professor of Sociology at Hofstra University, and Ian Sheinheit, University at Albany.

Book Review

Politics and the Twitter Revolution: How Tweets Influence the Relationship between Political Leaders and the Public written by Dr. Raluca Cozma, Assistant Professor of Communication at Iowa State University.

Sneak Preview-Issue 16(4) 

Although our next issue isn’t set to be published until July 2013, our authors work continuously to promote their work. Gina Chen, Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Southern Mississippi, will be featured in the upcoming issue for her article on “mommy-blogging”.

To read more about Gina’s work, visit her blog where she investigates the term and it’s implications.

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