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RISJ announcement – International Journal of Press/Politics to RISJ

Reuters Institute Director of Research Rasmus Kleis Nielsen has, effective January 1, taken over as editor of the International Journal of Press/Politics, the premier academic journal of comparative research on news media and political communication.

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 11 out of 74 communication journals globally and 17 out of 156 political science journals globally by the 2013 Thomson Reuters Journal Citations Report.