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Special issue on computational methods for studying media effects published in CMM

The special issue is published in Communication Methods and Measures, the leading international journal for empirical methods in communication.


New division member: Jo-Ju (Ru) Kao

Jo-Ju (Ru) Kao joined the Digital Research Methods division as a Ph.D. student and researcher.


ICA-Podcast with Marko Bachl and Elena Link

The podcast Voices of Health is published by the Health Communication Division of the International Communication Association. 


Article on health-related search engine use published in Health Communication

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.


Special issue on quality criteria for content analysis published in SCM

The special issue is published in Studies in Communication and Media, the official DGPuK journal.


Two new publications on social media literacy

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.