Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Ophir, Y., Walter, D., Arnon, D., Lokmanoglu, A., Tizzoni, M., Carota, J., D’Antiga, L., & Nicastro, E. (Accepted, 2021). The framing of COVID-19 in Italian Media and its Effects on Community Mobility: A Mixed Method Approach. Journal of Health Communication.

Koru, O., Stecula, D., Lu, H., Ophir, Y., Chan, M. S., Winneg, K., Jamieson, K. H., & Albarracin, D. (Accepted, 2021). The Effects of Scientific Messages and Narratives about Vaccinations. PLoS ONE.

Ophir, Y., Walter, D., & Marchant, E., (2020). Bridging Computational Communication Research and Grounded Theory Ethnography: A Topic Model Networks Approach. Journal of Communication, 70(3), 472-447.

Ophir, Y., Jamieson, K. H., Romer, D., and Jamieson, P. E. (2020). Counter-acting Pro-Tobacco YouTube Videos: The Effects of Text-based and Counter-Narrative Interventions and the Role of Identification. International Journal of Communication

Walter, D., Ophir, Y., & Jamieson, K. H. (2020). Russian Twitter Accounts and the Partisan Polarization of Vaccine Discourse, 2015-2018. American Journal of Public Health. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2019.305564

Walter, D. & Ophir, Y. (2020). Exploring the Relationship between Strategy Framing in News Coverage and Electoral Success: An Analysis of Topic Model Networks Approach. Political Communication.

Yang, Q.., Herbert, N., Yang, S., Alber, J., Ophir, Y., & Cappella, J. N. (2020). The Role of Information Avoidance in Managing Uncertainty from Conflicting Recommendations about Electornic Cigarettes. Communication Mongoraphs.

Lu, H., APPC 2018-2019 ASK Group*, Winneg, K., Jamieson, K. H., & Albarracin, D. (2020). Intentions to Seek Information about the Influenza Vaccine: The role of Informational Subjective Norms, Anticipated and Experiences Affect, and Information Insufficiency among Vaccinated and Unvaccinated People. Risk Analysis, Published online first, February 20th, 2020. *Member of the APPC Group

Ophir, Y., (2019). The Effects of News Coverage of Epidemics on Public Support and Compliance with CDC– An Experimental Study. Journal of Health Communication. 10.1080/10810730.2019.1632990

Sangalang, A., Ophir, Y., & Cappella, J. N. (2019). The potential for narratives to correct misinformation. Journal of Communication, 69(3), 298-319.

Walter, D., & Ophir, Y., (2019). News Frame Analysis: An Inductive Mixed-Method Computational Approach. Communication Methods & Measures.

Walter, D., & Ophir, Y., (2019). The Elephant and the Bird: Republican Candidates’
Use of Strategy and Issue Framing in Twitter During the 2016 Republican Presidential Primaries. International Journal of Communication

Ophir, Y., & Jamieson, K. H. (2018). The Effects of Zika Virus Risk Coverage on Familiarity, Knowledge and Behavior in the U.S. Health Communication, 10.1080/10410236.2018.1536958. 

Ophir, Y. (2018). The Pandemic, the Scientific, and the Social: The Coverage of Epidemics in American Newspapers through the Lens of the Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Framework. Health Security, 16(3), 147-157. 

Ophir, Y., & Jamieson, K. H. (2018). Intentions to Use a Novel Zika Vaccine: The Effects of Misbeliefs about the MMR Vaccine and Perceptions about Zika. Journal of Public Health, 40(4), e531-e537.

Brennan, E., Maloney, E. K., Ophir, Y., & Cappella, J. N. (2018). Designing Effective Testimonial Pictorial Warning Labels for Tobacco Products. Health Communication. First published online on July 9th, 2018

Ophir, Y., Brennan, E., Maloney, E. K., & Cappella, J. N. (2017). The Effects of Graphic Warning Labels’ Vividness on Message Engagement and Intentions to Quit Smoking. Communication Research, 46(5), 619-638.

Brennan, E., Maloney, E. K., & Ophir, Y., & Cappella, J. N. (2016). Potential effectiveness of pictorial warning labels that feature images and personal details of real people. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 19(10), 1138-1148.

Cappella, J. N., Maloney, E. K., Ophir, Y., Brennan, E. (2015). Interventions to correct misinformation about tobacco products. Tobacco regulatory science, 1(2), 186-197.

Ophir, Y. & Weimann, G. (2012). From terrorist to Persona: Para-Social Interaction and the ETA website. Perspectives on terrorism, 6(1)

Book Chapters

Cappella, J. N., Ophir, Y., & Sutton, J. (2017). The measurement of the public’s knowledge as the basis for assessing misinformation:  Application to tobacco products. In Southwell, B. G., Thorson, E. A., Sheble, L. (Eds.). Misinformation and mass audiences. University of Texas Press. 

Ophir, Y., Sangalang, A., & Cappella, J. N. (Spring 2021). Testing the emotional flow hypothesis in health narratives. In Frank, L., & Falzone, P. (Eds.). Entertainment Education Behind the Scenes: Case Studies for Theory and Practice. Palgrave & MacMillan Publishing. 

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