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Issue 24/1 published

2024-05-08

Dear Colleagues, Authors, and Readers,

The first issue of SComS in 2024 is published now and it is dedicated to the Thematic Section on “Images, clusters and types – Making sense of (large) image corpora and related practices in and with digital media,” with seven original contributions. The General Section is composed of one study reflecting on how Austrian newspapers portrayed the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020. Furthermore, the issue contains a discussion of an innovative tool leveraging GPT-3 technology for journalists as well as a book review.

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Vol. 24 No. 1: Studies in Communication Sciences
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Editors: Thilo von Pape, Silke Fürst, Jolanta Drzewiecka & Katharina Lobinger | Journal Manager: Mike Meißner | Thematic Section Editors: Wolfgang Reißmann, Ulla Autenrieth & Rebecca Venema | Book Review Editors: Philipp Bachmann & Philip di Salvo | Hosted by HOPE | Publishing house: Seismo Verlag | ISSN: 1424-4896 (print) | ISSN: 2296-4150 (online)

Published: 2024-05-08

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Studies in Communication Sciences (SComS) is a peer-reviewed, platinum open access journal for communication and media research. Founded in 2001, the journal aims to build bridges between different research cultures and publishes high-quality original articles in English, German, French, and Italian. Its contents encompass the broad range of communication-related disciplines, in particular the analysis of public communication, based on social scientific methods. SComS is especially interested in research that crosses disciplinary boundaries.

As SComS is based in Switzerland at the German, French and Italian-speaking intersections of the world, the journal aims to showcase the developments in communication sciences in these language areas. The journal is jointly edited by the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research (SACM) and the Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI Lugano).

SComS publishes full papers as well as short articles, e.g. position papers, event reports, and book reviews. Authors are invited to submit original papers that are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

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Editorial Team

Prof. Dr. Sina Blassnig, University of Fribourg and University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Jolanta Drzewiecka, Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Katharina Lobinger, Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Thilo von Pape, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Journal Manager / Social Media Manager

Dr. Philipp Bachmann, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU), Switzerland

Book Review Editors

Dr. Philip Di Salvo, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland