Journal of Information Technology & Politics

(The median citation count of Journal of Information Technology & Politics is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Localized social media and civic life: Motivations, trust, and civic participation in local community contexts37
A tale of two cybers - how threat reporting by cybersecurity firms systematically underrepresents threats to civil society34
Algorithmic social media use and its relationship to attitude reinforcement and issue-specific political participation – The case of the 2015 European immigration movements32
Do “Good Citizens” fight hate speech online? Effects of solidarity citizenship norms on user responses to hate comments26
Who is gullible to political disinformation?” : predicting susceptibility of university students to fake news24
Fake news self-efficacy, fake news identification, and content sharing on Facebook22
Facebook affordances and citizen engagement during elections: European political parties and their benefit from online strategies?21
The hidden threat of cyber-attacks – undermining public confidence in government21
Increasing citizen participation in e-participatory budgeting processes18
Peripheral elaboration model: The impact of incidental news exposure on political participation16
What explains popular support for government monitoring in China?15
Indonesia’s rise in digital democracy and youth’s political participation14
A market of black boxes: The political economy of Internet surveillance and censorship in Russia14
What is political expression on social media anyway?: A systematic review13
The Influence of Goals and Timing: How Campaigns Deploy Ads on Facebook12
Efficient detection of online communities and social bot activity during electoral campaigns10
Mixing messages: How candidates vary in their use of Twitter9
Computer-mediated political expression: A conceptual framework of technological affordances and individual tradeoffs9
Social media, misinformation, and age inequality in online political engagement9
Tweeting in echo chambers? Analyzing Twitter discourse between American Jewish interest groups8
Social network matters: The influence of online social capital on youth political participation in Pakistan8
Dubious until officially censored: Effects of online censorship exposure on viewers’ attitudes in authoritarian regimes8
Invisible transparency: Visual attention to disclosures and source recognition in Facebook political advertising8
Ideological homophily or political interest: Factors affecting Twitter friendship network between politicians7
Stephen Colbert takes on Election 2020: #betterknowaballot, voter mobilization, and the return to playful participatory satire7
The politics of AI: democracy and authoritarianism in developing countries7
Neural blockchain technology for a new anticorruption token: towards a novel governance model7
Topics to talk about. The effects of political topics and issue ownership on user engagement with politicians’ Facebook posts during the 2018 Hungarian general election7
Does news help us become knowledgeable or think we are knowledgeable? Examining a linkage of traditional and social media use with political knowledge7
Understanding the online relationship between politicians and citizens. A study on the user engagement of politicians’ Facebook posts in election and routine periods7
“Unpresidented!” or: What happens when the president attacks the federal judiciary on Twitter7
Comparing user-content interactivity and audience diversity across news and satire: differences in online engagement between satire, regular news and partisan news7
Misinformation and professional news on largely unmoderated platforms: the case of telegram6
How politicians adapt to new media logic. A longitudinal perspective on accommodation to user-engagement on Facebook6
Race, social media news use, and political participation5
Attack or Block? Repertoires of Digital Censorship in Autocracies5
Hashtag framing and stakeholder targeting: An affordance perspective on China’s digital public diplomacy campaign during COVID-194
Harass, mislead, & polarize: An analysis of Twitter political bots’ tactics in targeting the immigration debate before the 2018 U.S. midterm election4
Online coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak in Anglo-American democracies: internet news coverage and pandemic politics in the USA, Canada, and New Zealand4
Manufacturing conflict or advocating peace? A study of social bots agenda building in the Twitter discussion of the Russia-Ukraine war4
Cookies and content moderation: affective chilling effects of internet surveillance and censorship4
The mere exposure effect of tweets on vote choice4
Government websites as data: a methodological pipeline with application to the websites of municipalities in the United States4
FBAdLibrarian and Pykognition: open science tools for the collection and emotion detection of images in Facebook political ads with computer vision4
Social media influencers talk about politics: Investigating the role of source factors and PSR in Gen-Z followers’ perceived information quality, receptivity and sharing intention4
Public responses to COVID-19 information from the public health office on Twitter and YouTube: implications for research practice4
Complaining and sharing personal concerns as political acts: how everyday talk about childcare and parenting on online forums increases public deliberation and civic engagement in China4
Constituent connections: senators’ reputation building in the age of social media4
Undercurrents of echo chambers and flame wars: party political correlates of social media behavior4
The (null) over-time effects of exposure to local news websites: Evidence from trace data4
A wall of incivility? Public discourse and immigration in the 2016 U.S. Primaries4
Between analogue and digital: A critical exploration of strategic social media use in Greek election campaigns4
Understanding the democratic role of perceived online political micro-targeting: longitudinal effects on trust in democracy and political interest4
News snacking and political learning: changing opportunity structures of digital platform news use and political knowledge4
Screw the majority?: Examining partisans’ outspokenness on social networking sites3
Categorizing political campaign messages on social media using supervised machine learning3
Like, Share, Comment, and Repeat: Far-right Messages, Emotions, and Amplification in Social Media3
Depersonalize and attack: facebook campaigns of populist candidates in Greece during the 2019 Greek national elections3
The ‘new age’ of political participation? WhatsApp and call to action on the Brazilian senate’s consultations on the e-cidadania portal3
Feminist women’s online political participation: empowerment through feminist political attitudes or feminist identity?3
Explaining digital campaign expenses: The case of the 2018 legislative elections in Colombia3
Social media, quality of democracy, and citizen satisfaction with democracy in central and eastern Europe3
Toward geopolitical gaming: exploring the tension between Blizzard Entertainment and political forces3
Is computer-mediated communication more powerful than face-to-face discussion in mobilizing political participation? A study examines participation in electoral campaigns and political advocacy in Tai2
Going viral: Individual-level predictors of viral behaviors in two types of campaigns2
What Do We Know About Campaign Pledge Evaluation Tools?2
Political institutions and the gendered use of social media among political candidates: evidence from Tunisia2
The right to stay offline? Not during the pandemic2
From xbox to the ballot box? The influence of leisure activities on political engagement and vote choice2
Much Ado About Facebook? Evidence from 80 Congressional Campaigns in Chile2
The Impact of Political Memes: a Longitudinal Field Experiment2
An Intelligent system for the categorization of question time official documents of the Italian Chamber of Deputies2
Donetsk don’t tell – ‘hybrid war’ in Ukraine and the limits of social media influence operations2
Don’t talk to strangers? The role of network composition, WhatsApp groups, and partisanship in explaining beliefs in misinformation about COVID-19 in Brazil2
Effects of online user comments on public opinion perception, personal opinion, and willingness to speak out: A cross-cultural comparison between Germany and South Korea2
The humpty dumpty effect: Emerging media diffusion and (Granger) causal democratic change in 122 countries from 1946 to 20142
Imagineering a new way of governing: the blockchain and res publica2
Public “agendamelding” in the United States: assessing the relative influence of different types of online news on partisan agendas from 2015 to 20202
How influences of external actors affect Information and Communication Technology policy formation in developing countries: case of Malawi1
A platform penalty for news? How social media context can alter information credibility online1
Blue bird in a coal mine: How 2020 Democratic presidential candidates framed climate change on Twitter1
Out of sight, out of mind: The impact of lockdown measures on sentiment towards refugees1
Selective rating: partisan bias in crowdsourced news rating systems1
Soros’s soldiers, slackers, and pioneers with no expertise? Discursive exclusion of environmental youth activists from the digital public sphere in Hungary and Czechia1
Facebook as a media digest: user engagement and party references to hostile and friendly media during an election campaign1
Measuring the impact of candidates’ tweets on their electoral results1
Facebook as “third space”: Triggers of political talk in news about nonpublic affairs1
Social media in black lives matter movement: amplifying or reducing gaps in protest participation?1
One way or another? Discussion disagreement and attitudinal homogeneity on social networking sites as pathways to polarization in Czechia1
Politicians’ willingness to agree: evidence from the interactions in twitter of Chilean deputies1
When politics is personal: Curating safe spaces through disconnection on instant messaging platforms1
A policy feedback and socio-technical approach to e-participation (PFSTEP): A cross-national analysis of technology and institutions to explain e-participation1
Linking perceived political network homogeneity with political social media use via perceived social media news credibility1
You’ve never been welcome here: exploring the relationship between exclusivity and incivility in online forums1
Civic and political volunteering: the mobilizing role of websites and social media in four countries1
Coalizer: A coalition tool combining office and policy motivations of political parties1
The audience logic in election news reporting on Facebook: what drives audience engagement in transitional democracies of Albania and Kosovo?1
Diverse exposure and deliberative practices revisited: proposing three motivations for disagreement processing1
Interactive Election Campaigns on Social Media? Flow of Political Information Among Journalists and Politicians as an Element of the Communication Strategy of Political Actors1
Determination of households benefits from subsidies by using data mining approaches1
Generic or Specific Search Terms: What Do Citizens Type in the Google Search Bar to Obtain Political Information?1
Good and pissed: gendered emotional appeals on Twitter1
The 10-year anniversary of intense protest in Greece and the role of Facebook1