Publications

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Li, J. (in press). Not All Skepticism is “Healthy” Skepticism: Theorizing Accuracy- and Identity-Motivated Skepticism Towards Social Media Misinformation. New Media & Society.

Li, J., Foley, J. M., Dumdum, O., & Wagner, M. W. (2022). The Power of a Genre: Political News Presented as Fact-Checking Increases Accurate Belief Updating and Hostile Media Perceptions. Mass Communication and Society, 25(2), 282–307. https://doi.org/10.1080/15205436.2021.1924382

Duan, Z., Li, J., Lukito, J., Yang, K.-C., Chen, F., Shah, D. V., & Yang, S. (2022). Algorithmic Agents in the Hybrid Media System: Social Bots, Selective Amplification, and Partisan News about COVID-19. Human Communication Research, hqac012. https://doi.org/10.1093/hcr/hqac012

Lukito, J., Loya, L., Dávalos, C., Li, J., Tong, C., & McLeod, D. M. (2021). Chiming In: A Computer-Assisted Analysis of Popular Musicians’ Political Engagement on Twitter. Social Media + Society, 7(2), 20563051211019012. https://doi.org/10.1177/20563051211019013

Li, J., & Wagner, M. W. (2020). The Value of Not Knowing: Partisan Cue-Taking and Belief Updating of the Uninformed, the Ambiguous, and the Misinformed. Journal of Communication, 70(5), 646–669. https://doi.org/10.1093/joc/jqaa022

Li, J. (2020). Toward a Research Agenda on Political Misinformation and Corrective Information. Political Communication, 37(1), 125–135. https://doi.org/10.1080/10584609.2020.1716499

Li, J., & Su, M.-H. (2020). Real Talk About Fake News: Identity Language and Disconnected Networks of the US Public’s “Fake News” Discourse on Twitter. Social Media + Society, 6(2), 2056305120916841. https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305120916841

Tong, C., Gill, H., Li, J., Valenzuela, S., & Rojas, H. (2020). “Fake News Is Anything They Say!”—Conceptualization and Weaponization of Fake News among the American Public. Mass Communication and Society, 23(5), 755–778. https://doi.org/10.1080/15205436.2020.1789661

Li, J., Conathan, D., & Hughes, C. (2017). Rethinking Emotional Desensitization to Violence: Methodological and Theoretical Insights From Social Media Data. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Social Media & Society, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1145/3097286.3097333

BOOK CHAPTERS

Dempsey, S. & Li, J. (in press). The Local Roots of January 6th: A Mixed-Methods, Multi-Level Approach to Political Communication. In D. Kreiss, S. McGregor, R. Tromble, & K. White (Eds.), The Media and 1/6/21. Oxford University Press.

Li. J., Friesen, A., Wagner, M. W. (2023). Faith, Source Credibility, and Trust in Pandemic Information. In P. A. Djupe & A. Friesen (Eds.), An Epidemic among My People: Religion, Politics, and COVID-19 in the United States (pp. 140-158). Temple University Press.

Friedland, L. A., Shah, D. V., Wagner, M. W., Wells, C., Cramer, K. J., Pevehouse, J., Lukito, J., Dempsey S., Suk, J., Li, J., Yang., E., Foley, J., Hughes, C., Busch, M. S., Sun, Z., Duan, Z., & Franklin, C. (2022). Studying the Wisconsin Communication Ecology. Battleground: Asymmetric Communication Ecologies and the Erosion of Civil Society in Wisconsin (pp. 28-44). Cambridge University Press.

Friedland, L. A., Shah, D. V., Wagner, M. W., Wells, C., Cramer, K. J., Pevehouse, J., Suk, J., Lukito, J., Dempsey S., Li, J., (2022). Immigration: Complex Issues and Conservative Asymmetries. Battleground: Asymmetric Communication Ecologies and the Erosion of Civil Society in Wisconsin (pp. 44-56). Cambridge University Press.

Thorson, E. A., & Li, J. (2021). The Effect of Corrections and Corrected Misinformation. In H. Tumber & S. Waisbord (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Media Disinformation and Populism (pp. 558-568). Routledge.