Martin W. Bauer and Bankole A. Falade, “Public Understanding of Science: Survey Research Around the World,” in Routledge Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology, Brian Trench and Massimiano Bucchi (eds.), Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, New York, 2014, pp. 140-159.
Jin Hong Ha and Lois Boynton, “Has Crisis Communication Been Studied Using an Interdisciplinary Approach? A 20-Year Content Analysis of Communication Journals,” International Journal of Strategic Communication, Vol. 8, 2014, pp. 29-44.
Yifeng Hu, “Health Communication Research in the Digital Age: A Systematic Review,” Journal of Communication In Healthcare, Vol. 8, 2015, pp. 260-288.
Jörg Matthes, Franziska Marquart, Brigitte Naderer, Florian Arendt, Desirée Schmuck, and Karoline Adam, “Questionable Research Practices in Experimental Communication Research: A Systematic Analysis From 1980 to 2013,” Communication Methods & Measures, Vol. 9, 2015, pp. 193-207.
Paul Schrodt, “Quantitative Approaches to Dyadic Data Analyses in Family Communication Research: An Invited Essay,” Journal of Family Communication, Vol. 15, 2015, pp. 175-184. (See also the companion piece below by Manning & Kunkel.)
Ethnography and other interpretive methods
A good basic ethnography text is Wendy Bishop, Ethnographic Writing Research: Writing It Down, Writing It Up, and Reading It, Boynton/Cook, Portsmouth, NH, 1999.
For other examples, see:
Ronald C. Arnett, “Philosophy of Communication: Qualitative Research, Questions in Action,” Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, Vol. 17, 2016, pp. 1-6.
Elissa Foster, Communicating at the End of Life: Finding Magic in the Mundane, Lawrence Erlbaum, Mahwah, NJ, 2007.
Andreas Hepp, Cindy Roitsch, and Matthias Berg, “Investigating communication networks contextually: Qualitative Network Analysis as Cross-Media Research,” Mediekultur: Journal of Media & Communication Research, Vol. 32, 2016, pp. 87-106.
Zoi Kalou and Eugene Sadler-Smith, “Using Ethnography of Communication in Organizational Research,” Organizational Research Methods, Vol. 18, 2015, pp. 629-655.
David Karpf, Daniel Kreiss, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, and Matthew Powers, “The Role of Qualitative Methods in Political Communication Research: Past, Present, and Future,” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 9, 2015, pp. 1888-1906.
James L. Leighter, Lisa Rudnick, and Theresa J. Edmonds, “How the Ethnography of Communication Provides Resources for Design,” Journal of Applied Communication Research, Vol. 41, 2013, pp. 209-215.
Ross Louis, “Food as Social Justice: Critical Ethnography as a Lens for Communication Activism,” Communication Teacher, Vol. 30, 2016, pp. 87-93.
Jimmie Manning and Adrianne Kunkel, “Qualitative Approaches to Dyadic Data Analyses in Family Communication Research: An Invited Essay,” Journal of Family Communication, Vol. 15, 2015, pp. 185-192.