Information, Communication & Society (iCS)
2016 Journal Citation Report Impact Factor 2.692
JCR Top Quartile Ranking of iCS in both Sociology and Communications
10th of 142 sociology journals & 8th of 79 communications journals
CITAMS thanks iCS for partnering with us for our annual special issues showcasing some of the best work from our section. Please see Barry Wellman’s “CITASA and ICS: How the Relationship Began” for a history of the iCS-CITASA special issue.
CITAM’s particular thanks goes to the iCS Editors: Brian D. Loader, William H. Dutton, North American Editor Barry Wellman, & Asia Editor Jack Qiu
Call for Papers: CITAMS Special Issue of iCS 2021
Did you have a paper accepted at the American Sociological Association or at the Media Sociology Symposium in 2020?
If so, you are invited to submit your paper for consideration in a special issue of the journal Information, Communication & Society (ICS). For the 14th year, ICS will publish a special issue featuring papers accepted the 2020 annual meeting.
Eligible papers are those listed in the online program of either the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association or the Media Sociology Symposium in 2020.
The special issue welcomes papers that focus on any facet of media, technology, communication, information, or related topics.
ICS is a highly ranked, interdisciplinary journal that brings together current research on the social, economic, and cultural impacts of new information and communications technologies. The journal positions itself at the center of contemporary debates about the information age. Submissions must conform to the ICS guidelines, are limited to 8,000 words (all inclusive), and must be submitted via Scholar One. If you do not have an account, you will need to create one. Be sure to check the box for Special Issue and indicate “CITAMS” in it, so that it will be routed appropriately.
● Complete papers due (submit via Scholar One) on September 1, 2020 before midnight American Samoan time.
● First round of reviews back to authors on October 1, 2020.
● Final decisions made on December 1, 2020.
● Final papers due December 19, 2020.
● Online publication will be early February 2021.
● Special issue publication anticipated May 2021.
If you have questions, please contact one of the special issue editors below:
Andrew M. Lindner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jenny L. Davis (email@example.com)
Guest Editors: Anabel Quan-Haase, Shelley Boulianne and Molly-Gloria Harper
The sociological imagination in studies of communication, information technologies, and media: CITAMS as an invisible college by Anabel Quan-Haase, Shelley Boulianne and Molly-Gloria Harper
Mobilizing media: comparing TV and social media effects on protest mobilization by Shelley Boulianne, Karolina Koc-Michalska and Bruce Bimber
Perceptions about the impact of automation in the workplace by Matias Dodel and Gustavo S. Mesch
The winners and the losers of the platform economy: who participates? byLyn Hoang, Grant Blank and Anabel Quan-Haase
The differential impact of network connectedness and size on researchers’ productivity and influence by Tsahi Hayat, Dimitrina Dimitrova and Barry Wellman
Attributions of ethical responsibility by Artificial Intelligence practitioners by Will Orr and Jenny L. Davis
United States older adults’ willingness to use emerging technologies by Travis Kadylak and Shelia R. Cotten
Externalized domestication: smart speaker assistants, networks and domestication theory by Saba Rebecca Brause and Grant Blank
Black box measures? How to study people’s algorithm skills by Eszter Hargittai, Jonathan Gruber, Teodora Djukaric, Jaelle Fuchs and Lisa Brombach
The ‘bad women drivers’ myth: the overrepresentation of female drivers and gender bias in China’s media by Muyang Li and Zhifan Luo
Dynamic Perspectives on Media and Information Technologies by Deana A. Rohlinger, Jenny L. Davis, Pierce Dignam & Cynthia Williams
On multiple agencies: when do things matter? by Maria Erofeeva
Interactionism in the age of ubiquitous telecommunication by Nils Oliver Klowait
Supplementing a survey with respondent Twitter data to measure e-cigarette information exposure by Joe Murphy, Y. Patrick Hsieh, Michael Wenger, Annice E. Kim & Rob Chew
Generalizing from social media data: a formal theory approach by Jenny L. Davis & Tony P. Love
When are artificial intelligence versus human agents faulted for wrongdoing? Moral attributions after individual and joint decisions by Daniel B. Shank, Alyssa DeSanti & Timothy Maninger
Contested affordances: teachers and students negotiating the classroom integration of mobile technology by Brooke Dinsmore
Gender inequality in mobile technology access: the role of economic and social development by Aarushi Bhandari
Charm offensive: mediatized country image transformations in international relations by Julia Sonnevend
‘It’s so scary how common this is now:’ frames in media coverage of the opioid epidemic by Ohio newspapers and themes in Facebook user reactions by David Russell, Naomi J. Spence & Kelly M. Thames
Race and the beauty premium: Mechanical Turk workers’ evaluations of Twitter accounts by Anne Groggel, Shirin Nilizadeh, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Apu Kapadia & Fabio Rojas
Digital remediation: social support and online learning communities can help offset rural digital inequality by Howard T. Welser, M. Laeeq Khan & Michael Dickard
Symposium on Political Communication and Social Movements
Symposium on political communication and social movements: ships passing in the night by Deana A. Rohlinger
Audiences in social context: bridging the divides between political communications and social movements scholarship by Sarah Sobieraj
Symposium on political communication and social movements – the campfire and the tent: what social movement studies and political communication can learn from one another by David Karpf
Symposium on political communication and social movements: audience, persuasion, and influence by Jennifer Earl