Volume 17 (2024)
Volume 16 (2023)
Volume 15 (2022)
Volume 14 (2021)
Volume 13 (2020)
Volume 12 (2019)
Volume 11 (2018)
Volume 10 (2017)
Volume 9 (2016)
Volume 8 (2015)
Volume 7 (2014)
Volume 6 (2013)
Volume 5 (2012)
Volume 4 (2011)
Volume 3 (2010)
Volume 2 (2009)
Volume 1 (2008)
Desecularization of Instagram users; providing grounded theory

M.H. SayahTaheri

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 39-71


  The main view of thinkers, with respect to the impact of cyberspace on religion, is that its continuous use would help lead to “secularization” of individuals and society. However, it seems that this process, under the influence of some interfering factors, has overturned and, in some cases, ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
New citizenship types alongside formal citizenship in the cyberspace: Studying participatory practices in the public sphere of Instagram

S.R. Ameli; S.F. Siasirad

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 1-32


  The use of virtual networks, the globalization of mediated cultures, and the emergence of the cultural public sphere all have led to attention being focused on cultural citizenship theories in describing citizenship participation of cyberspace users.  In this paper, using the method of ethnographic ...  Read More

Cultural Studies
Proposing a media literacy model for teenage girls addicted to Instagram

M. Mehrban; E. Shahghasemi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , April 2021, , Pages 147-167


  The world is experiencing a change at a rapid space with ever-increasing innovation and development in information and communications technologies. In fact, the modern world is controlled by the media, and many human relationships are driven by new technologies, especially social media which is growing ...  Read More

The reception of Instagram users of the “traditionalist women” discourse

M. Khelghati; H. Molaei

Volume 12, Issue 4 , April 2020, , Pages 29-50


  This study aims to investigate the discourse about traditionalist women on a popular social media platform, i.e. Instagram. Therefore, ‘Tašt-e Šir’ video which was part of a television program about family values was selected as the case study. In this video, a family counselor, ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
‌Fame on social networks: A study of the reasons and consequences of getting famous on Instagram

S. Koohestani; F. Alikhah; N. Ofoghi; H. Hallajzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024


  With the emergence of new social media networks, the mechanisms of gaining fame have undergone massive transformations. Today, users have attained the opportunity to reach fame, which was not easily accessible before. In this regard, due to its easy-to-use capabilities and high popularity among users, ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Introduction and implementation of the multimodal critical discourse analysis method: The analysis of one of the most popular child-centered Iranian Instagram page

Z. Majdizade; A. Ravadrad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 June 2024


  Instagram texts need to be analyzed from a multimodal perspective because a large part of it on this social media platform is conveyed to the audience through images. The multimodal critical discourse analysis approach, like others, focuses on power and ideology concepts, as well as the context involved ...  Read More