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Ivan Dylko

Department of Communication, Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Communication technology; political communication; media effects

Journal Articles


Dylko, I. B.,
Dolgov, I., Hoffman, W., Eckhart, N., Molina, M. D., & Aaziz, O. (in press). Impact of customizability technology on political polarization. Journal of Information Technology and Politics.    

Dylko, I. B., Dolgov, I., Hoffman, W., Eckhart, N., Molina, M. D., & Aaziz, O. (2017). The dark side of technology: An experimental investigation of the influence of customizability technology on political selective exposure. Computers in Human Behavior, 73, 181-190. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.03.031

Dylko, I. B. (2016). How technology encourages political selective exposure. Communication Theory, 26(4), 389-409. doi: 10.1111/comt.12089

Dylko, I. B.
(2014). Using technological attributes to study online media: The case of websites with political user-generated content. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 58(4), 501-521. doi: 10.1080/08838151.2014.966358

Dylko, I. B. (2013). On the role of technology in political communication research. Javnost – The Public, 20(1), 55-69.

Liu, Y., Shen, F., Eveland, W. P., Jr., Dylko, I. B. (2013). The impact of news use and news content characteristics on political knowledge and participation. Mass Communication & Society, 16(5), 713-737. doi: 10.1080/15205436.2013.778285

Dylko, I. B., Beam, M., Landreville, K., & Geidner, N. (2012). Filtering 2008 presidential election news on YouTube by elites and nonelites: An examination of the democratizing potential of the Internet. New Media & Society, 14(5), 832-84. doi: 10.1177/1461444811428899

Dylko, I. B., & McCluskey, M. (2012). Media effects in an era of rapid technological transformation: A case of user-generated content and political participation. Communication Theory, 22, 250-278. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2885.2012.01409.x

Matthes, J., Hayes, A. F., Rojas, H., Shen., C. F., Min, S. J., & Dylko, I. B. (2012). Exemplifying a dispositional approach to cross-cultural spiral of silence research: Fear of social isolation and the inclination to self-censor. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 24(3), 287-305. doi: 10.1093/ijpor/eds015

Dylko, I. B. (2010). An examination of methodological and theoretical problems arising from the use of political participation indexes in political communication research. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 22(4), 523-534. doi: 10.1093/ijpor/edq032