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[ecrea] special issue of Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

Mon Jul 16 08:27:30 GMT 2018

    Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

    Special Issue Paper Call
    Digital Media & Politics: Effects of The Great Information and
Public discourse about socio-cultural, economic and political issues has
    catalyzed a drastic shift in tone and tactics since the 2016
    election campaign cycle.  Through the constant output of news and
    presented by cable news networks, broadcast networks, social media and
    Internet, an unprecedented array of tailored communication strategies
    emerged to target and influence the diverse constituents and voters
    different socio-economic, ethnic and racial subgroups.   In this early
    of the Web 3.0 environment, disrupted technologies – such as big data
analytics and social bots – have the capacity to energize public opinion
    and exacerbate on-going information and communication divides in
    This special issue aims at investigating a range of topics that will
    identify the information communication, and persuasion strategies
    applied to
    influence the interactions between media, politics and society as well
    as the
    effects of such interactions.  Appropriate topics for submission could
    address a wide range of issues that impact public discourse on our
    and way of life.  Below is a set of sample concepts or constructs that
    contextualize this special issue call.
    ·      Journalistic Truth vs. Alternative Facts
    ·      Fake News vs. Real News
    ·      Information Strategy Effects on Information Divides
    ·      Communication Strategy Effects on Communication Divides
    ·      Civil vs. Civic Discourse
    ·      Mainstream vs. Fringe Political Activism
    ·      Source, Message, and/or Channel Credibility
    ·      Climate Change and Science Communication
    ·      Personality, Social Movements and Political Movements
    ·      Uses and Manipulations of Data Analytics
    ·      Social Bots and Machine Learning
    Submission Guidelines
    All manuscripts should be received by December 1, 2018 (U.S. Eastern
    Time). To submit a manuscript, please click on this link: Submissions should conform to the
    journal’s Instructions for Authors (see Here). For questions associated
with this special issue, please contact the special issue guest editors.

    Special Issue Guest Editors
    ·      Homero Gil de Zúñiga (Ph.D.), College of Social Sciences, The
    University of Vienna (email: ( /at/
    <mailto:( /at/>)
    ·      Hsuan-Ting Chen (Ph.D.), School of Journalism and
    Communication, The
    Chinese University of Hong Kong (email: (htchen /at/
    <mailto:(htchen /at/>)

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