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KB Journal: The Journal of the Kenneth Burke Society

July 24, 2014 - 1:20pm

On behalf of the editorial collective of the KB Journal: The Journal of the Kenneth Burke Society (, I bear exciting news: volume 10, issue 1 is now available for your review.

KB Journal 10.1 (Summer 2014)

Terministic Screens of Corruption: A Cluster Analysis of Colombian Radio Conversations by Adriana Angel and Benjamin Bates

Rhetoric as Equipment For Living. Part I

Guest Editors: Kris Rutten, Dries Vrijders, and Ronald Soetaert, Ghent University

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Communication & Sport

July 24, 2014 - 1:19pm

September 2014; Vol. 2, No. 3
Public Memorializing in the Stadium
Michael L. Butterworth

The Use of Football as a Country Branding Strategy. Case Study: Qatar and the Catalan Sports Press
Xavier Ginesta and Jordi de San Eugenio

Mood Effects of Televised Sports Events: The Impact of FIFA World Cups on Viewers’ Mood and Judgments
Johannes Knoll, Holger Schramm, and Christiana Schallhorn

Dimensions of Social Media Utilization Among College Sport Fans
Galen Clavio and Patrick Walsh

Contrasting Desired Sports Journalism Skills in a Convergent Media Environment

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Science Communication

July 18, 2014 - 2:32pm

Science Communication
Theme Issue: On Climate Change, Part II
August 2014; Vol. 36, No. 4
Theme Articles
Between Consensus and Denial: Climate Journalists as Interpretive Community
Michael Brüggemann and Sven Engesser

Climate Change in the Newsroom: Journalists’ Evolving Standards of Objectivity When Covering Global Warming
Sara Shipley Hiles and Amanda Hinnant

Laughing in the Face of Climate Change? Satire as a Device for Engaging Audiences in Public Debate
Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore and Grace Reid


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New Media & Society

July 18, 2014 - 2:29pm

New Media & Society
August 2014; Vol. 16, No. 5
‘Seriously, get out’: Feminists on the forums and the War(craft) on women
Andrea Braithwaite

Sexual use of the internet: Perceived impact on MSM’s views of self and others
Nuno Nodin, Alex Carballo-Diéguez, and Isabel MP Leal

Mixed messages: The ambiguity of the MOD chip and pirate cultural production for the Nintendo DS
Casey O’Donnell

Citizen camera-witnessing: Embodied political dissent in the age of ‘mediated mass self-communication’
Kari Andén-Papadopoulos

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Out now -- Special issue: Difference and Globalization, Visual Communication 13(3), August 2014

July 18, 2014 - 1:36pm

Out now -- Special issue: Difference and Globalization, Visual
Communication 13(3), August 2014

Visual Communication 13(3)

August 2014

Special Issue: Difference and Globalization

Guest editors: Giorgia Aiello (University of Leeds) and Luc Pauwels
(University of Antwerp)

This special issue investigates the nexus of globalization and visual
communication through a rich discussion of the significance of national,
racial, ethnic, gender, class, embodied and emplaced differences.

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The Unilateral Presidency and the News Media: The Politics of Framing Executive Power (Palgrave Macmillan)

July 18, 2014 - 12:55pm

Book Announcement

Out now - The Unilateral Presidency and the News Media: The Politics of
Framing Executive Power (Palgrave Macmillan).

My new book, The Unilateral Presidency and the News Media: The Politics
of Framing Executive Power, examines the dynamic process of traditional
print and online news coverage of direct presidential actions. Since
President George Washington's Proclamation of Neutrality, there has been
an energetic debate concerning the proper scope and exercise of
executive unilateral powers. With a mere "stroke of the pen" presidents

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Games and Culture

July 16, 2014 - 1:03pm

Games and Culture
July 2014; Vol. 9, No. 4
Distinguishing Addiction From High Engagement: An Investigation Into the Social Lives of Adolescent and Young Adult Massively Multiplayer Online Game Players
Soonhwa Seok and Boaventura DaCosta

Enlightening the Galaxy: How Players Experience Political Philosophy in Star Wars: The Old Republic
Robert M. Geraci and Nat Recine

Games as Art and Kant’s Moral Dilemma: What Can Ethical Theory Reveal About the Role of the Game Designer as Artist?
Theresa Claire Devine, William Andrew Presnell, and Samuel Miller

Western Journal of Communication, Volume 78, Issue 4, July-September 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

July 16, 2014 - 12:59pm

Western Journal of Communication, Volume 78, Issue 4, July-September 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Relational and Health Correlates of Affection Deprivation
Kory Floyd
Pages: 383-403
DOI: 10.1080/10570314.2014.927071

Antecedents and Consequences of the Perceived Threat of Sexual Communication: A Test of the Relational Turbulence Model
Jennifer A. Theiss & Roi Estlein
Pages: 404-425
DOI: 10.1080/10570314.2013.845794

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toc: Written Communication

July 16, 2014 - 12:58pm

Written Communication
July 2014; Vol. 31, No. 3
Temporal Management of the Writing Process: Effects of Genre and Organizing Constraints in Grades 5, 7, and 9
Lucie Beauvais, Monik Favart, Jean-Michel Passerault, and Caroline Beauvais

Examining Readers’ Evaluations of Objectivity and Bias in News Discourse
Peter Cramer and Christopher Eisenhart

Supporting Fifth-Grade ELLs’ Argumentative Writing Development
Catherine L. O’Hallaron

Situating Transnational Genre Knowledge: A Genre Trajectory Analysis of One Student’s Personal and Academic Writing
Angela Rounsaville

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Journal of Business and Technical Communication

July 12, 2014 - 2:47pm

Nice essay by my friend, Sara Newman.

Journal of Business and Technical Communication
July 2014; Vol. 28, No. 3
Paying Attention to Accessibility When Designing Online Courses in Technical and Professional Communication
Sushil K. Oswal and Lisa Meloncon

“Lock the Doors”: Toward a Narrative–Semiotic Approach to Organizational Crisis
Sky Marsen

Our Unstable Artistry: Donald Schön’s Counterprofessional Practice of Problem Setting
Jeremy Cushman

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Public Understanding of Science

July 12, 2014 - 2:45pm

Public Understanding of Science
July 2014; Vol. 23, No. 5
Speech acts and performances of scientific citizenship: Examining how scientists talk about therapeutic cloning
Nicola J. Marks

What conceptions of science communication are espoused by science research funding bodies?
Sarah E. Palmer and Renato A. Schibeci

Measuring mumbo jumbo: A preliminary quantification of the use of jargon in science communication
Aviv J. Sharon and Ayelet Baram-Tsabari

Zoo visitors’ understanding of terms denoting research activity
Lloyd Carson

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Theory, Culture & Society

July 12, 2014 - 2:43pm

Theory, Culture & Society
July 2014; Vol. 31, No. 4
The Emergence of Neoliberalism: Thinking Through and Beyond Michel Foucault’s Lectures on Biopolitics
Nicholas Gane

The Concept of Algorithm as an Interpretative Key of Modern Rationality
Paolo Totaro and Domenico Ninno

Posthuman Ethics with Cary Wolfe and Karen Barad: Animal Compassion as Trans-Species Entanglement
Florence Chiew

China’s ‘Fake’ Apple Store: Branded Space, Intellectual Property and the Global Culture Industry
Fan Yang

Zygmunt Bauman and the Consumption of Ethics by the Ethics of Consumerism

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