Artifacts meaning anything from movies, advertising campaign, political speeches, books, etc. that would relate to communications: eloquence, gender communication, language identity, relational comm, etc.
I’m not sure I understand your objective. I’ve always understood artifacts as being the supporting materials in the creation of a media projects.
For an ad campaign, artifacts might include storyboards, props, scripts or copy summaries.
For a web site, artifacts would include sitemaps, task flowcharts, storyboards, wireframes and Photoshop comps.
Please clarify your request by giving an example.