The podcast Voices of Health is published by the Health Communication Division of the International Communication Association.
This study uses actual internet usage data to get a clearer picture of how people search for health information online, confirming that many people use search engines like Google for health queries and that there is little variation in this behavior across different groups of people. Additionally, it offers a detailed look at how people choose what health information to read, showing that the specifics of what they are searching for can influence their selection of sources.
The special issue is published in Studies in Communication and Media, the official DGPuK journal.
The SM+S article focuses on the measurement of social media literacy in different countries and languages. The NM&S article presents some results on the relationship between social media literacy and responses to online hate.