Editor’s Introduction

Editor’s Introduction Editorial Journal of Communication Inquiry 2018, Vol. 42(3) 197–198 ! The Author(s) 2018 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0196859918780817 journals.sagepub.com/home/jci July’s edition of the Journal of Communication Inquiry is divided into three parts: original articles, book reviews, and invited essays. In the opening article, Rosemary Pennington uses the #MuslimWomensDay campaign as a case study to examine online (re)constructions of Muslim women’s identity. The goal of this campaign, which began at the end of Women’s History Month in 2017, was to make visible the stories and experiences of Muslim women. Pennington analyzed approximately 300 tweets to illustrate how contributors in Twitter used #MuslimWomensDay to “create a space where Muslim voices could be heard,” even as the stories of Muslims of color or lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Muslims were largely ignored. Pennington notes that while the hashtag contin- ues to be used, it is difficult to translate that “energy into action against Islamophobia outside social media.” In an article titled “‘Your English Is Suspect’: Language, Communication, and the Pathologization of Nigerian Cyber Identity Through the Stylistic Imprints of Nigerian E-Mail Scams,” Farooq A. Kperogi investigates the struc- tural, grammatical, stylistic, and idiomatic characteristics of Nigerian e-mail scam solicitations and how http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Communication Inquiry SAGE

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SAGE Publications
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© The Author(s) 2018
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0196-8599
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1552-4612
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10.1177/0196859918780817
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Editorial Journal of Communication Inquiry 2018, Vol. 42(3) 197–198 ! The Author(s) 2018 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0196859918780817 journals.sagepub.com/home/jci July’s edition of the Journal of Communication Inquiry is divided into three parts: original articles, book reviews, and invited essays. In the opening article, Rosemary Pennington uses the #MuslimWomensDay campaign as a case study to examine online (re)constructions of Muslim women’s identity. The goal of this campaign, which began at the end of Women’s History Month in 2017, was to make visible the stories and experiences of Muslim women. Pennington analyzed approximately 300 tweets to illustrate how contributors in Twitter used #MuslimWomensDay to “create a space where Muslim voices could be heard,” even as the stories of Muslims of color or lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Muslims were largely ignored. Pennington notes that while the hashtag contin- ues to be used, it is difficult to translate that “energy into action against Islamophobia outside social media.” In an article titled “‘Your English Is Suspect’: Language, Communication, and the Pathologization of Nigerian Cyber Identity Through the Stylistic Imprints of Nigerian E-Mail Scams,” Farooq A. Kperogi investigates the struc- tural, grammatical, stylistic, and idiomatic characteristics of Nigerian e-mail scam solicitations and how

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