Journal Publications


Kwak, N., Lane, D. S., Zhu, Q., Lee, S. S., & Weeks, B. E. (2020). Political rumor communication on instant messaging platforms: Relationships with political participation and knowledgeInternational Journal of Communication, 14(20).

Lee, S. S., Lane, D., Kwak, N. (2020). When social media get political: How perceptions of open-mindedness influence political expression on Facebook. Social Media + Society, 6(2). DOI: 10.1177/2056305120919382

Kwak, N., Weeks, B. E., Kim, D. H., Lane, D. S., & Lee, S. S. (2020). Now we’re talking? Understanding the interplay between online selective and incidental exposure and their influence on online cross-cutting political discussion. Social Science Computer Review. DOI: 10.1177/0894439320920790

Weeks, B. E., Kim, D. H., Hahn, L. B., Diehl, T. H., & Kwak, N. (2019). Hostile media perceptions in the age of social media: Following politicians, emotions, and perceptions of media bias. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 63, 374-392. DOI: 10.1080/08838151.2019.1653069

Lane, D. S., Lee, S. S., Liang, F., Kim, D. H., Weeks, B. E., & Kwak, N. (2019). Social Media Expression and the Political Self. Journal of Communication, 69(1), 49-72. DOI: 10.1093/joc/jqy064

Kwak, N., Lane, D. S., Lee, S. S., Liang, F., & Weeks. B. E. (2018). From Persuasion to Deliberation: Do Experiences of Online Political Persuasion Facilitate Dialogic Openness? Communication Research. DOI: 10.1177/0093650218793050

Kwak, N., Lane, D. S., Weeks, B. E., Kim, D. H., Lee, S. S., & Bachleda, S. (2018). Perceptions of Social Media for Politics: Testing the Slacktivism Hypothesis. Human Communication Research44(2), 197–221. DOI: 10.1093/hcr/hqx008

Weeks, B. E., Lane, D. S., Kim, D. H., Lee, S. S., & Kwak, N. (2017). Incidental Exposure, Selective Exposure, and Political Information Sharing: Integrating Online Exposure Patterns and Expression on Social Media. Journal of Computer‐Mediated Communication, 22, 363–379. DOI: 10.1111/jcc4.12199

Lane, D. S., Kim, D. H., Lee, S. S., Weeks, B. E., & Kwak, N. (2017). From Online Disagreement to Offline Action: How Diverse Motivations for Using Social Media Can Increase Political Information Sharing and Catalyze Offline Political Participation. Social Media + Society, 3(3). DOI: 10.1177/2056305117716274

Conference Papers


Lee, S. S., Liang, F., Hahn, L., Lane, D. S., Weeks, B. E., & Kwak, N. (May 2020). The impact of social endorsement cues and manipulability concerns on perceptions of online news credibility. Paper presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) Virtual Conference

Weeks, B. E., Lane, D. S., Potts, L. B., & Kwak, N. (August, 2019). Can incidental exposure to news online close the political knowledge gap? Paper presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Conference, Washington, DC.

Kwak, N., Lane, D. S., Zhu, Q., Lee, S. S., & Weeks, B. E. (August 2019). Fuel to the fire?: The influence of social media rumors on political participation and knowledge. Poster presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Lee, S. S., Kwak, N., & Lane, D. (May 2019). When non-political use of social media turns into political: The conditional influence of perceived political open-mindedness of self and others on Facebook. Paper presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Washington, DC.

Lane, D. S., Lee, S. S., Liang, F., Kim, D., Shen, L., Weeks, B. E., Kwak, N. (August 2018). Expression and the political self: How political expression on social media can strengthen political self-concepts. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference, Washington, DC.

Kwak, N., Lane, D. S., Lee, S. S., Liang, F., & Weeks, B. E. (May 2018). From persuasion to deliberation: Do experiences of online political persuasion facilitate dialogic openness? Paper presentated at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Kwak, N., Lane, D., Weeks, B., Kim, D., Lee, S., & Bachleda, S. (August 2017). Does social media matter? How perceptions of political participation on social media can facilitate political expression and foster offline political participation. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference, Chicago, IL.

Weeks, B. E., Lane, D., Kim, D., Lee, S. S., & Kwak, N. (May 2017). Incidental exposure, selective exposure, and political information sharing: Integrating exposure patterns and expression on social media. Paper presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, San Diego, CA.

Lane, D., Kim, D., Lee, S. S., Weeks, B. E., & Kwak, N. (May 2017). From online disagreement to offline action: How diverse motivations for using social media can increase political information sharing and catalyze offline political participation. Paper presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, San Diego, CA.

Kwak, N., Weeks, B., Kim, D., Lane, D., & Lee, S. (August 2016). Understanding the interplay between selective and incidental exposure online: The influence of nonlinear interaction on cross-cutting online political discussion. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference, Minneapolis, MN.