Aug 242015

AEJMC-Logo-mediumJoost van Spanje and Claes de Vreese received a Honorable Mention for the ‘2014 Lynda Lee Kaid Best Published Paper in Political Communication Award’ from the ‘AEJMC Political Communication Interest Group’ for the article: “Europhile Media and Eurosceptic Voting: Effects of News Media Coverage on Eurosceptic Voting in the 2009 European Parliamentary Elections”, which was published in ‘Political Communication’. A volunteer committee reviewed all political communication articles published in 2014 across 15 journals. The top five finalists were reviewed by the full committee and both a winner and honorable mention were selected (see: link).

Jul 212015

beeldmerk-avatar-nwo-roodThe Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awards CPC researcher Katjana Gattermann with Veni Grant for her project “Facing Europe: The Personalization of European Union Politics in News Coverage and its Consequences for Democracy”. During the next three years, she will examine how political personalization in the news promotes the relationship between politicians and citizens in the European Union.