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International Journal of Press/Politics moves to DPIR

The International Journal of Press/Politics, the premier academic journal of comparative research on news media and political communication, has moved to the Department of Politics and International Relations this January, as Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Director of Research Rasmus Kleis Nielsen has taken over as editor.

The journal is published by Sage and recent issues includes award-winning articles on the role of social media in contemporary forms of news production and political communication, popular mobilization during the Arab spring, and cross-national assessments of the political information environments of a range of different countries.

The International Journal of Press/Politics is a widely cited high-impact journal, ranked 17 out of 156 political science journals globally and 11 out of 74 communication journals globally by the 2013 Thomson Reuters Journal Citations Report.

Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Professor of Political Communication; Director, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism