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Althaus, Scott, Kaye Usry, Stanley Richards, Bridgette Van Thuyle, Isabelle Aron, Lu Huang, Kalev Leetaru, Monica Muehlfeld, Karissa Snouffer, Seth Webber, Yuji Zhang, and Patricia F. Phalen. 2018. “Global News Broadcasting in the Pre-Television Era: A Cross-National Comparative Analysis of World War Two Newsreel Coverage.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. 62(1):147-167 [ungated version available here]

Nardulli, Peter, Scott Althaus, and Matthew Hayes. 2015. “A Progressive Supervised-learning Approach to Generating Rich Civil Strife Data.” Sociological Methodology. 45(1): 148-83. [ungated version available here]

Althaus, Scott, Nathaniel Swigger, Svitlana Chernykh, David Hendry, Sergio Wals, and Christopher Tiwald. 2014. “Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights? News Coverage of the Human Costs of War from World War I to Gulf War Two.” Political Communication. 31(2): 193-217. [ungated version available here]

Althaus, Scott, Brittany Bramlett, and James Gimpel. 2012. “When War Hits Home: The Geography of Military Losses and Support for War in Time and Space.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. 56(3): 382-412.

Tewksbury, David, Scott Althaus, and Matthew Hibbing. 2011. “Estimating Self-Reported News Exposure Across and Within Typical Days: Should Surveys Use More Refined Measures?” Communication Methods and Measures. 5(4): 311-28.

Althaus, Scott, Nathaniel Swigger, Svitlana Chernykh, David Hendry, Sergio Wals, and Christopher Tiwald. 2011. “Assumed Transmission in Political Science: A Call for Bringing Description Back In.” Journal of Politics. 73(4): 1065-1080.

Althaus, Scott, and Kevin Coe. 2011. "Priming Patriots: Social Identity Processes and the Dynamics of Public Support for War." Public Opinion Quarterly. 75(1): 65-88.

Althaus, Scott. 2010. “The Forgotten Role of the Global Newsreel Industry in the Long Transition from Text to Television.” International Journal of Press/Politics 15(2): 193-218.

Althaus, Scott, Anne Cizmar, and James Gimpel. 2009. “Media Supply, Audience Demand, and the Geography of News Consumption in the United States.” Political Communication 26(3): 249-77.

Cortell, Andrew, Robert Eisinger, and Scott Althaus. 2009. “Why Embed? Explaining the Bush Administration’s Decision to Embed Reporters in the 2003 Invasion of Iraq” American Behavioral Scientist. 52(5): 657-77.

Leetaru, Kalev and Scott Althaus. 2009. “Airbrushing History, American Style: The Mutability of Government Documents in the Digital Era.” D-LIB Magazine 15(1-2)

Althaus, Scott, Bullock, John, Friedman, Jeffrey, Lupia, Arthur, and Paul Quirk. 2008. "Roundtable 2: Ignorance and Error." Critical Review 20(4): 445 - 461.

Althaus, Scott and Todd Trautman. 2008. “The Impact of Television Market Size on Voter Turnout in American Elections.” American Politics Research. 36(6): 824-856.

Althaus, Scott, and Young Mie Kim. 2006. “Priming Effects in Complex Information Environments: Reassessing the Impact of News Discourse on Presidential Approval.” Journal of Politics 68(4): 960-976.

Althaus, Scott. 2006. “False Starts, Dead Ends, and New Opportunities in Public Opinion Research.” Critical Review 18(1–3): 75-104.

Edy, Jill, Scott Althaus, and Patricia Phalen. 2005. “Using News Abstracts to Represent News Agendas.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 82(2): 434-46.

Althaus, Scott, and Devon Largio. 2004. “When Osama Became Saddam: Origins and Consequences of the Change in America’s Public Enemy #1.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 37(4): 795-9.

Althaus, Scott. 2003. “When News Norms Collide, Follow the Lead: New Evidence for Press Independence.” Political Communication 20(4): 381-414.

Althaus, Scott. 2002. “American News Consumption during Times of National Crisis.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 35(3): 517-21.

Althaus, Scott, Jill Edy, and Patricia Phalen. 2002. “Using the Vanderbilt Television Abstracts to Track Broadcast News Content: Possibilities and Pitfalls.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 46(3): 473-492.

Althaus, Scott and David Tewksbury. 2002. “Agenda Setting and the ‘New’ News: Patterns of Issue Importance among Readers of the Paper and Online Versions of the New York Times.Communication Research 29(2): 180-207.

Althaus, Scott, Peter Nardulli, and Daron Shaw. 2002. “Candidate Appearances in Presidential Elections, 1972-2000.” Political Communication 19(1): 49-72.

Althaus, Scott, Jill Edy, and Patricia Phalen. 2001. “Using Substitutes for Full-Text News Stories in Content Analysis: Which Text is Best?” American Journal of Political Science 45(3): 707-723.

Tewksbury, David, and Scott Althaus. 2000. “Differences in Knowledge Acquisition among Readers of the Paper and On-line Versions of a National Newspaper.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 77(3): 457-479.

Tewksbury, David and Scott Althaus. 2000. “An Examination of Motivations for Using the Internet.” Communication Research Reports 17(2): 127-138.

Althaus, Scott and David Tewksbury. 2000. “Patterns of Internet and Traditional News Media Use in a Networked Community.” Political Communication 17(1): 21-45.

Althaus, Scott. 1998. “Information Effects in Collective Preferences.” American Political Science Review 92(3): 545–58.

Althaus, Scott. 1997. “Computer-Mediated Communication in the University Classroom: An Experiment with On-line Discussions.” Communication Education 46(July): 158-74.

Althaus, Scott, Jill Edy, Robert Entman, and Patricia Phalen. 1996. “Revising the Indexing Hypothesis: Officials, Media and the Libya Crisis.” Political Communication 13(4): 407-21.

Althaus, Scott. 1996. “Opinion Polls, Information Effects and Political Equality: Exploring Ideological Biases in Collective Opinion.” Political Communication 13(1): 3-21.

 

Chapters

Althaus, Scott, and Kylee Britzman. Forthcoming. “Researching the Issued Content of American Newsreels.” Researching Newsreels: Local, National and Transnational Case Studies. Ciara Chambers, Mats Jönsson, and Roel Vande Winkel, eds. London: Palgrave.

Althaus, Scott. 2012. “What’s Good and Bad in Political Communication Research: Normative Standards for Evaluating Media and Citizen Performance.” Sage Handbook of Political Communication. Holli Semetko and Margaret Scammell, editors. London: Sage Publications.

Althaus, Scott, and David Tewksbury. 2011. “Do We Still Need Media Use Measures At All?” Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies. John Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw, editors. New York: Princeton University Press.

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Polls, Opinion.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed. Darity, William A., editor. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. Volume 6, pp. 355-358.  Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008.

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Free Falls, High Dives, and the Future of Democratic Accountability.” In The Politics of News/The News of Politics, 2nd ed. Doris Graber, Denis McQuail, and Pippa Norris, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Althaus, Scott. 2006. “The Kennedy/Nixon Debates.” Encyclopedia of Media and Politics in America. Todd Schaefer and Tom Birkland, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Althaus, Scott. 2006. “Pool Journalism.” Encyclopedia of Media and Politics in America. Todd Schaefer and Tom Birkland, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Althaus, Scott. 2001. “Who’s Voted in When the People Tune Out? Information Effects in Congressional Elections” in Communication in U.S. Elections: New Agendas, edited by Roderick P. Hart and Daron Shaw. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

 

Other
Althaus, Scott, Mark Bevir, Jeffrey Friedman, Hélène Landemore, Rogers Smith, and Susan Stokes. 2014. “Roundtable on Political Epistemology.” Critical Review. 26(1–2):1-32.

Althaus, Scott. 2011. “Moving Beyond the Traditional Defaults of Political Communication Research.” Political Communication Report 21(3).

Althaus, Scott and Kalev Leetaru. 2008. Airbrushing History, American Style. Online research report detailing pattern of deletion and revision of documents in the public record by the Bush White House. Available URL: http://www.clinecenter.uiuc.edu/airbrushing_history/

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Will Election Polling Be Thrown by the Ground Game?” Talking Points Memo Café, October 22.

Althaus, Scott and David Tewksbury. 2008. Roundtable on New Media Use Measures for the ANES, with Jason Barabas, William Eveland, Myiah Hutchens Lively, Fei Shen, Robert Shapiro, Erika Franklin Fowler, Ken Goldstein, Dhavan Shah, and response by Scott Althaus and David Tewksbury. Political Communication Report 18(1).

Scott Althaus and David Tewksbury. 2007. “Toward a New Generation of Media Use Measures for the ANES.” American National Election Studies Pilot Study Report, No. nes011903.

Paletz, David, Doris Graber, Susan Herbst, Paolo Mancini, and Scott Althaus. 2005. “In Memory of David Swanson.” Political Communication 22(2): 1-6.

Althaus, Scott. 2005. “How Exceptional Was Turnout in 2004?” Political Communication Report 15(1).

Althaus, Scott. 1996. “Internet Resources for American Politics and Public Opinion.” Votes & Opinions 2(2): 14-8.

Althaus, Scott. 1994. “El carácter conservador de la opinión pública.” Trans., L. González. Este Pais 42(August): 3-24.

Political Communication and War

Althaus, Scott, Kaye Usry, Stanley Richards, Bridgette Van Thuyle, Isabelle Aron, Lu Huang, Kalev Leetaru, Monica Muehlfeld, Karissa Snouffer, Seth Webber, Yuji Zhang, and Patricia F. Phalen. 2018. “Global News Broadcasting in the Pre-Television Era: A Cross-National Comparative Analysis of World War Two Newsreel Coverage.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. 62(1):147-167 [ungated version available here]

Althaus, Scott, Nathaniel Swigger, Svitlana Chernykh, David Hendry, Sergio Wals, and Christopher Tiwald. 2014. “Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights? News Coverage of the Human Costs of War from World War I to Gulf War Two.” Political Communication. 31(2): 193-217. [ungated version available here]

Althaus, Scott, Brittany Bramlett, and James Gimpel. 2012. “When War Hits Home: The Geography of Military Losses and Support for War in Time and Space.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. 56(3): 382-412.

Althaus, Scott, Nathaniel Swigger, Svitlana Chernykh, David Hendry, Sergio Wals, and Christopher Tiwald. 2011. “Assumed Transmission in Political Science: A Call for Bringing Description Back In.” Journal of Politics. 73(4): 1065-1080.

Althaus, Scott, and Kevin Coe. 2011. "Priming Patriots: Social Identity Processes and the Dynamics of Public Support for War." Public Opinion Quarterly. 75(1): 65-88.

Cortell, Andrew, Robert Eisinger, and Scott Althaus. 2009. “Why Embed? Explaining the Bush Administration’s Decision to Embed Reporters in the 2003 Invasion of Iraq” American Behavioral Scientist. 52(5): 657-77.

Leetaru, Kalev and Scott Althaus. 2009. “Airbrushing History, American Style: The Mutability of Government Documents in the Digital Era.” D-LIB Magazine 15(1-2)

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Free Falls, High Dives, and the Future of Democratic Accountability.” In The Politics of News/The News of Politics, 2nd ed. Doris Graber, Denis McQuail, and Pippa Norris, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Althaus, Scott, and Young Mie Kim. 2006. “Priming Effects in Complex Information Environments: Reassessing the Impact of News Discourse on Presidential Approval.” Journal of Politics 68(4): 960-976.

Althaus, Scott. 2006. “Pool Journalism.” Encyclopedia of Media and Politics in America. Todd Schaefer and Tom Birkland, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Althaus, Scott, and Devon Largio. 2004. “When Osama Became Saddam: Origins and Consequences of the Change in America’s Public Enemy #1.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 37(4): 795-9.

Althaus, Scott. 2003. “When News Norms Collide, Follow the Lead: New Evidence for Press Independence.” Political Communication 20(4): 381-414.

Althaus, Scott. 2002. “American News Consumption during Times of National Crisis.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 35(3): 517-21.

 

Systems of Political Communication

Althaus, Scott, and Kylee Britzman. Forthcoming. “Researching the Issued Content of American Newsreels.” Researching Newsreels: Local, National and Transnational Case Studies. Ciara Chambers, Mats Jönsson, and Roel Vande Winkel, eds. London: Palgrave.

Althaus, Scott, Kaye Usry, Stanley Richards, Bridgette Van Thuyle, Isabelle Aron, Lu Huang, Kalev Leetaru, Monica Muehlfeld, Karissa Snouffer, Seth Webber, Yuji Zhang, and Patricia F. Phalen. 2018. “Global News Broadcasting in the Pre-Television Era: A Cross-National Comparative Analysis of World War Two Newsreel Coverage.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. 62(1):147-167 [ungated version available here]

Althaus, Scott. 2011. “Moving Beyond the Traditional Defaults of Political Communication Research.” Political Communication Report 21(3).

Althaus, Scott. 2010. “The Forgotten Role of the Global Newsreel Industry in the Long Transition from Text to Television.” International Journal of Press/Politics 15(2): 193-218.

Althaus, Scott, Anne Cizmar, and James Gimpel. 2009. “Media Supply, Audience Demand, and the Geography of News Consumption in the United States.” Political Communication 26(3): 249-77.

Althaus, Scott and Todd Trautman. 2008. “The Impact of Television Market Size on Voter Turnout in American Elections.” American Politics Research. 36(6): 824-856.

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Free Falls, High Dives, and the Future of Democratic Accountability.” In The Politics of News/The News of Politics, 2nd ed. Doris Graber, Denis McQuail, and Pippa Norris, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

 

Complex Information Environments

Althaus, Scott, Brittany Bramlett, and James Gimpel. 2012. “When War Hits Home: The Geography of Military Losses and Support for War in Time and Space.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. 56(3): 382-412.

Althaus, Scott. 2011. “Moving Beyond the Traditional Defaults of Political Communication Research.” Political Communication Report 21(3).

Althaus, Scott, Anne Cizmar, and James Gimpel. 2009. “Media Supply, Audience Demand, and the Geography of News Consumption in the United States.” Political Communication 26(3): 249-77.

Althaus, Scott and Todd Trautman. 2008. “The Impact of Television Market Size on Voter Turnout in American Elections.” American Politics Research. 36(6): 824-856.

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Free Falls, High Dives, and the Future of Democratic Accountability.” In The Politics of News/The News of Politics, 2nd ed. Doris Graber, Denis McQuail, and Pippa Norris, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Althaus, Scott, and Young Mie Kim. 2006. “Priming Effects in Complex Information Environments: Reassessing the Impact of News Discourse on Presidential Approval.” Journal of Politics 68(4): 960-976.

Althaus, Scott and David Tewksbury. 2002. “Agenda Setting and the ‘New’ News: Patterns of Issue Importance among Readers of the Paper and Online Versions of the New York Times.Communication Research 29(2): 180-207.

Althaus, Scott. 2002. “American News Consumption during Times of National Crisis.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 35(3): 517-21.

 

Information Seeking and Media Effects

Althaus, Scott, Brittany Bramlett, and James Gimpel. 2012. “When War Hits Home: The Geography of Military Losses and Support for War in Time and Space.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. 56(3): 382-412.

Tewksbury, David, Scott Althaus, and Matthew Hibbing. 2011. “Estimating Self-Reported News Exposure Across and Within Typical Days: Should Surveys Use More Refined Measures?” Communication Methods and Measures. 5(4): 311-28.

Althaus, Scott, and Kevin Coe. 2011. "Priming Patriots: Social Identity Processes and the Dynamics of Public Support for War." Public Opinion Quarterly. 75(1): 65-88.

Althaus, Scott, and David Tewksbury. 2011. “Do We Still Need Media Use Measures At All?” Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies. John Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw, editors. New York: Princeton University Press.

Althaus, Scott. 2011. “Moving Beyond the Traditional Defaults of Political Communication Research.” Political Communication Report 21(3).

Althaus, Scott, Anne Cizmar, and James Gimpel. 2009. “Media Supply, Audience Demand, and the Geography of News Consumption in the United States.” Political Communication 26(3): 249-77.

Althaus, Scott and Todd Trautman. 2008. “The Impact of Television Market Size on Voter Turnout in American Elections.” American Politics Research. 36(6): 824-856.

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Free Falls, High Dives, and the Future of Democratic Accountability.” In The Politics of News/The News of Politics, 2nd ed. Doris Graber, Denis McQuail, and Pippa Norris, eds. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Althaus, Scott, and Young Mie Kim. 2006. “Priming Effects in Complex Information Environments: Reassessing the Impact of News Discourse on Presidential Approval.” Journal of Politics 68(4): 960-976.

Althaus, Scott. 2002. “American News Consumption during Times of National Crisis.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 35(3): 517-21.

Althaus, Scott and David Tewksbury. 2002. “Agenda Setting and the ‘New’ News: Patterns of Issue Importance among Readers of the Paper and Online Versions of the New York Times.Communication Research 29(2): 180-207.

Tewksbury, David, and Scott Althaus. 2000. “Differences in Knowledge Acquisition among Readers of the Paper and On-line Versions of a National Newspaper.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 77(3): 457-479.

Tewksbury, David and Scott Althaus. 2000. “An Examination of Motivations for Using the Internet.” Communication Research Reports 17(2): 127-138.

Althaus, Scott and David Tewksbury. 2000. “Patterns of Internet and Traditional News Media Use in a Networked Community.” Political Communication 17(1): 21-45.

Althaus, Scott. 1997. “Computer-Mediated Communication in the University Classroom: An Experiment with On-line Discussions.” Communication Education 46(July): 158-74.

 

Political Knowledge and Public Opinion

Nardulli, Peter, Scott Althaus, and Matthew Hayes. 2015. “A Progressive Supervised-learning Approach to Generating Rich Civil Strife Data.” Sociological Methodology. 45(1): 148-83. [ungated version available here]

Althaus, Scott, Brittany Bramlett, and James Gimpel. 2012. “When War Hits Home: The Geography of Military Losses and Support for War in Time and Space.” Journal of Conflict Resolution. 56(3): 382-412.

Althaus, Scott, and Kevin Coe. 2011. "Priming Patriots: Social Identity Processes and the Dynamics of Public Support for War." Public Opinion Quarterly. 75(1): 65-88.

Althaus, Scott. 2008. “Polls, Opinion.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd ed. Darity, William A., editor. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. Volume 6, pp. 355-358. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008.

Althaus, Scott, Bullock, John, Friedman, Jeffrey, Lupia, Arthur, and Paul Quirk. 2008. “Roundtable 2: Ignorance and Error.” Critical Review 20(4): 445 - 461.

Althaus, Scott. 2006. “False Starts, Dead Ends, and New Opportunities in Public Opinion Research.” Critical Review 18(1–3): 75-104.

Althaus, Scott, and Devon Largio. 2004. “When Osama Became Saddam: Origins and Consequences of the Change in America’s Public Enemy #1.” PS: Political Science & Politics. 37(4): 795-9.

Althaus, Scott. 2003. Collective Preferences in Democratic Politics: Opinion Surveys and the Will of the People. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Althaus, Scott. 2001. “Who’s Voted in When the People Tune Out? Information Effects in Congressional Elections” in Communication in U.S. Elections: New Agendas, edited by Roderick P. Hart and Daron Shaw. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers.

Althaus, Scott. 1998. “Information Effects in Collective Preferences.” American Political Science Review 92(3): 545–58.

Althaus, Scott. 1996. “Opinion Polls, Information Effects and Political Equality: Exploring Ideological Biases in Collective Opinion.” Political Communication 13(1): 3-21.

Althaus, Scott. 1994. “El carácter conservador de la opinión pública.” Trans., L. González. Este Pais 42(August): 3-24.

 

 

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