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Travis N. Ridout Travis N. Ridout

Publications

Books

Political Advertising in the United States, 2016, Westview Press (with Erika Franklin Fowler and Michael M. Franz)

The Persuasive Power of Campaign Advertising, 2011, Temple University Press (with Michael M. Franz)

Campaign Advertising and American Democracy, 2007, Temple University Press (with Paul Freedman, Michael M. Franz and Ken Goldstein)

Edited Books

New Directions in Media and Politics, 2nd edition, forthcoming, Routledge Press

New Directions in Media and Politics, 2012, Routledge Press

Journal Articles

 

Borah, Porismita, Erika Franklin Fowler and Travis N. Ridout. Forthcoming. “Television vs. YouTube: Political Advertising in the 2012 Presidential Election.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics.

Ridout, Travis N., Erika Franklin Fowler, Michael M. Franz and Kenneth Goldstein. Forthcoming. “The Long-Term and Geographically-Constrained Effects of Campaign Advertising on Political Polarization and Sorting.” American Politics Research.

Searles, Kathleen, Erika Franklin Fowler, Travis N. Ridout, Patricia Strach and Katherine Zuber. Forthcoming. “The Effects of Men’s and Women’s Voices in Political Advertising.” Journal of Political Marketing.

Kang, Taewoo, Travis N. Ridout, Erika Franklin Fowler and Michael M. Franz. 2018. “Issue Consistency? Comparing Television Advertising, Tweets and Email in the 2014 Senate Campaigns.” Political Communication. 35(1): 32-49.

Gotlieb, Melissa R., Rosanne M. Scholl, Travis N. Ridout, Kenneth M. Goldstein and Dhavan V. Shah. 2017. “Cumulative and Long-Term Campaign Advertising Effects on Trust and Talk.” International Journal of Public Opinion Research. 29(1): 1-22.

Salamone, Michael, Travis N. Ridout and Orion Yoesle. 2017. “Judicial Norms and Campaigns: The Content of Televised Advertisements in State Supreme Court Races.” Justice System Journal. 38(1): 4-21.

Fowler, Erika Franklin, Travis N. Ridout and Michael M. Franz. 2016. “Political Advertising in 2016: The Presidential Election as Outlier?” The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics. 14(4): 445-469.

Bode, Leticia, David Lassen, Young Mie Kim, Dhavan Shah, Erika Franklin Fowler, Travis N. Ridout and Michael M. Franz. 2016. “Coherent Campaigns? Campaign Broadcast and Social Messaging.” Online Information Review.  40(5): 580-594.

Franz, Michael M., Erika Franklin Fowler and Travis N. Ridout. 2016. “Loose Cannons or Loyal Foot Soldiers? Toward a More Complex Theory of Interest Group Advertising Strategies.” American Journal of Political Science. 60(3): 738-751.

Strach, Patricia, Katherine Zuber, Erika Franklin Fowler, Travis N. Ridout and Kathleen Searles. 2015. “In a Different Voice? Explaining the Use of Men and Women as Voiceover Announcers in Political Advertising.” Political Communication 32(2): 183-205.

Ridout, Travis N., Erika Franklin Fowler, John Branstetter and Porismita Borah. 2015. “Politics as Usual? When and Why Traditional Actors Often Dominate YouTube Campaigning.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics 12(3): 237-251.

Ridout, Travis N. and Annemarie Walter. 2015. “Party System Change and Negative Campaigning in New Zealand.” Party Politics 21(6): 982-992.

Ridout, Travis N., Michael M. Franz and Erika Franklin Fowler. 2015. “Sponsorship, Disclosure and Donors: Limiting the Impact of Outside Group Ads.” Political Research Quarterly 68(1): 154-66.

Fowler, Erika Franklin and Travis N. Ridout. 2014. “Political Advertising in 2014: The Year of the Outside Group.” The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics 12(4): 663-684.

Ridout, Travis N., Michael M. Franz and Erika Franklin Fowler. 2014. “Advances in the Study of Political Advertising.” Journal of Political Marketing. 13(3): 175-94.

Fowler, Erika Franklin and Travis N. Ridout. 2012. “Negative, Angry and Ubiquitous: Political Advertising in 2012.” The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics 10(4):51-56.

Ridout, Travis N. and Erika Franklin Fowler. 2012. “Explaining Perceptions of Advertising Tone.” Political Research Quarterly 65(1): 62-75.

Ridout, Travis N., Erika Franklin Fowler and Kathleen Searles. 2012. “Exploring the Validity of Electronic Newspaper Databases.” International Journal of Social Research Methodology 15(6): 451-466.

Ridout, Travis N., Michael M. Franz, Kenneth M. Goldstein and William J. Feltus. 2012. “Separation by Television Program: Understanding the Targeting of Political Advertising in Presidential Elections.” Political Communication 29(1): 1-23.

Ridout, Travis N. and Kathleen Searles. 2011. “It’s My Campaign I’ll Cry if I Want to: How and When Campaigns Use Emotional Appeals.” Political Psychology. 32(3): 439-58.

Fowler, Erika Franklin and Travis N. Ridout. 2010. “Advertising Trends in 2010.” The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics 8(4): Article 4.

Ridout, Travis N. and Jenny L. Holland. 2010. “Candidate Strategies in the Presidential Nomination Campaign.” Presidential Studies Quarterly. 40(4): 611-630.

Franz, Michael M. and Travis N. Ridout. 2010. “Political Advertising and Persuasion in the 2004 and 2008 Presidential Elections.” American Politics Research. 38(1): 303-329.

Ridout, Travis N., Brandon R. Rottinghaus and Nathan Hosey. 2009. “Following the Rules? Candidate Strategy in Presidential Primaries.” Social Science Quarterly. 90(4): 777-95.

Ridout, Travis N. 2009. “Campaign Microtargeting and the Relevance of the Televised Political Ad.” The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics. 7(2): Article 5.

Fowler, Erika F. and Travis N. Ridout. 2009. “Local Television and Newspaper Coverage of Political Advertising.” Political Communication. 26(2): 119-136.

Ridout, Travis N. and Glen R. Smith. 2008. “Free Advertising: How the Media Amplify Campaign Messages.” Political Research Quarterly. 61(4): 598-608.

Ridout, Travis N., Ashley C. Grosse and Andrew M. Appleton. 2008. “News Media Use and Americans’ Perceptions of Global Threat.” British Journal of Political Science. 38(4): 575-93.

Franz, Michael M., Paul Freedman, Kenneth M. Goldstein, and Travis N. Ridout. 2008. “Understanding the Effect of Political Advertising on Voter Turnout: A Response to Krasno and Green.” Journal of Politics 70(1): 262-68.

Ridout, Travis N. and Michael M. Franz. 2008. “Evaluating Measures of Campaign Tone.” Political Communication 25(2): 158-179.

Ridout, Travis N. and Brandon R. Rottinghaus. 2008. “The Importance of Being Early: Presidential Primary Front-loading and the Impact of the Proposed Western Regional Primary.” PS: Political Science & Politics 41(1): 123-28.

Franz, Michael M. and Travis N. Ridout. 2007. “Does Political Advertising Persuade?” Political Behavior 29(4): 465-491.

Ridout, Travis N. and Rob Mellen, Jr. 2007. “Does the Media Agenda Reflect the Candidates’ Agenda?” Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics 12(2): 44-62.

Kaplan, Noah, David K. Park and Travis N. Ridout. 2006. “Dialogue in American Political Campaigns? An Examination of Issue Engagement in Candidate Television Advertising.” American Journal of Political Science 50(3): 724-736.

Goldstein, Kenneth and Travis N. Ridout. 2004. “Measuring the Effects of Televised Political Advertising in the United States.” Annual Review of Political Science 7: 205-26.

Ridout, Travis N., Dhavan V. Shah, Kenneth M. Goldstein and Michael M. Franz. 2004. “Evaluating Measures of Campaign Advertising Exposure on Political Learning.” Political Behavior 26(3): 201-225.

Goldstein, Kenneth M. and Travis N. Ridout. 2002. “The Politics of Participation: Mobilization and Turnout over Time.” Political Behavior 24(1): 3-29.

Book chapters

Dunaway, Johanna, Erika Franklin Fowler, Travis N. Ridout and Kathleen Searles. Forthcoming. “The Effects of Political Advertising: Assessing the Impact of Changing Technologies, Strategies, and Tactics.” In Mediated Communication, Philip Napoli, ed. Mouton de Gruyter, Handbook of Mediated Communication Science Series.

Ridout, Travis N. and Jenny L. Holland. 2017. “The Effects of Political Advertising.” In The Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising, Christina Holtz-Bacha and Marion Just, eds. Routledge.

Ridout, Travis N. and Annemarie S. Walter. 2015. “How the News Media Amplify Negative Messages.” In New Perspectives on Negative Campaigning: Why Attack Politics Matters, Alessandro Nai and Annemarie S. Walter, eds. Colchester: ECPR Press.

Ridout, Travis N. 2014. “The Market Research, Testing and Targeting behind American Political Advertising.” In Political Marketing in the U.S., Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Brian Conley and Kenneth Cosgrove, eds. Routledge.

Ridout, Travis N. and Brandon Rottinghaus. 2010. “Moving the Conversation West: How Much Attention Would the Candidates Pay to a Western States’ Primary?” In The Rise of the West in Presidential Elections, Jennifer L. Robinson and W. David Patton, eds. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Ridout, Travis N. 2007. “Television Advertising during the Presidential Nomination Season.” In The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2008, William Mayer, ed. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield.

Brandon Rottinghaus, Kenton Bird, Rebecca Self and Travis N. Ridout. 2007. “‘It’s Better than Being Informed’: College Aged Viewers of the Daily Show.” In Laughing Matters: Humor and American Politics in the Media Age, Jonathan Morris and Jody Baumgartner, eds. New York: Routledge. p. 279-94.