New issue of Political Economy journal

The Political Economy of Communication is the journal of IAMCR's Political Economy Section

The Political Economy of Communication is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the auspices of the IAMCR Political Economy section. It showcases original research from established and emerging scholars and commentaries on contemporary media-related issues. Volume 8, Number 2 is now available online. 

The Political Economy of Communication, Volume 8 Number 2

This volume includes:


The Kashmir Tinderbox: International Media Coverage of the Revocation of Article 370
Ravale Mohydin

Patriotic Journalism in Fake News Warfare: El País’ Coverage of the Catalan Process
Lluís Mas-Manchón, Frederic Guerrero-Solé, Xavier Ramon & Laura Grande

Dual Anxieties of Technology and Labour: An Ethnographic Analysis of a University’s WeChat Groups in China
Ying Zhou, Yu Xiang

Special Section on The Social Dilemma (by Jeff Orlowski, Netflix, 2020)
edited by Paschal Preston

  • Introduction: The Social Dilemma: Partial Insights Amidst Fuzzy Frames 
    Paschal Preston  
  • Review I: The Social Dilemma: A Contradictory Narrative About Platform Power
    Robin Mansell  
  • Review II: Missing in Action: Silences and Evasions in The Social Dilemma
    Graham Murdock  
  • Review III: Escaping the Matrix or Repeating Liberal (Techno)Solutions? 
    Eugenia Siapera  
  • Review IV: The Social Dilemma's Dilemma: Challenging and Reproducing Social Media Myths  
    Yuqi Na

Book Review 

Janet Wasko’s Legacy 
Todd Nesbitt