Jan 172017
 

x-in-checkbox-1281305-mIn aanloop op de Tweede Kamer verkiezingen in maart 2017 stellen de onderzoekers en docenten van het Center for Politics and Communication zich beschikbaar voor een op maat gemaakte les-progrogramma van 45 minuten. Hierin besteden we aandacht aan vragen zoals de effecten van politieke informatie juist veel of weinig gebruiken, de rol van sociale media in de campagne, fake nieuws, en stemhulpen. Ons doel is om leerlingen bewuster en nieuwsgieriger te maken van deze onderwerpen. Ons programma is nadrukkelijk a-politiek in de zin dat we geen campagne, partij of kandidaat voortrekken of benadelen. Het gaat om het wetenschappelijk onderzoek en kennis over de rol van de media en de campagnes. U kunt ons benaderen voor verder informatie.

Jan 172017
 

Erika van ElsasErika van Elsas has been awarded one of The Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright Memorial Prizes by West European Politics for her article ‘United against a common foe? The nature and origins of Euroscepticism among left-wing and right-wing citizens’, which she co-authored with Armen Hakhverdian and Wouter van der Brug. The article is available for free here. Congratulations Erika!

Jan 172017
 

jason-r-media-794564-mBert Bakker was one of the panelists – with Jurjen van den Berg, Sywert van Lienden and Lars Duurman – of the 2-hour “Speech of the year” special of NPO Radio 1’s Nieuws BV on 26 December (Click here to listen). Furthermore, an interview about his Lowlands Science program appeared in Spui “Een verhoogde hartslag op Lowlands”  (here). Bert also discussed the latest campaign ads in the NPO Radio 1 show: De Nieuws BV together with Erik van Bruggen (director of BKB) on Tuesday (listen and watch here). On Friday, Bert was one of the speakers at the BKB Academie Verkiezingsspektakel in Paradiso (see program here). He discussed the  “The state of Dutch politics”. Claes de Vreese will be speaking at a panel in London on Brexit, the media and EU membership this Thusrday (see more information here).

 

Dec 122016
 

newsLast week, Joost van Spanje was interviewed by several Dutch and international media in relation to the outcome of the Wilders trial, including Trouw, Volkskrant and France24. Damian Trilling featured in several Dutch regional newspapers such as Dagblad van het Noorden or De Limburger; he was interviewed about Trump’s way of using Twitter. Damian also gave an extensive interview to the Austrian broadsheet Der Standard on about the role of social media in elections. Earlier, Claes de Vreese was interviewed by de Volkskrant on bans on opinion polls. Finally, the latest travel news are: Franziska Marquart was in Hohenheim on Nov 30th at the University of Stuttgart/Hohenheim, giving a lecture in the Master’s on “Advances of Audience- and Media-Effects Research”, in particularly on Selective Exposure Research. Upcoming Thursday, Tom Powell will give a talk about the use of visuals in communication to the North Holland Police research and analysis team.

Dec 022016
 

golden-mic-1242011Marjolein Moorman was interviewed about the US elections in a one-hour special on BNR Nieuwsradio (listen back to it here). Bert Bakker discussed the first results of his study on the role of physiological responses to political communication on StukRoodVlees.nl (here) last week. Bert was also a guest in NPO Radio 1’s Nieuws BV to talk about the role of emotions in politics. Furthermore, this week Bert hosted the 3rd Dutch Political Psychology meeting with an exciting program (here).  On Wednesday Claes de Vreese spoke at an event on framing, organised by the Amnesty International Student Group Amsterdam (https://www.facebook.com/events/1182565065119909/).

Nov 242016
 
Mark Boukes

Mark Boukes

Penelope Sheets

Penelope Sheets

We are proud to announce that Mark Boukes won the “Top paper panel award” of the Political Communication Division at the National Communication Association conference last week. Mark co-authored the paper with Alyssa Morey and Steven Kleinman, and it was entitled: “Talking politics: Discussion partner and group preferences.” Penny Sheet’s co-authored paper also won this award. Congratulations!!

Nov 242016
 

newspapers-2-1315373 Damian Trilling is quoted in a Volkskrant article on how Facebook handles ‘fake news’. He was also interviewed for EenVanDaag on Saturday (around minute 27).

On Saturday, Sanne Kruikemeier was interviewed about the same topic by the NOS.

Joost van Spanje was on national TV (RTL4 EditieNL) last Wednesday in an item about the Dutch political party 50PLUS.

Claes de Vreese was interviewed for Danish national radio on Wednesday for an item on populist communication, based on his new book.

Nov 242016
 

globe-series-2-1425560Last week Damian Trilling gave an invited talk on automated content analysis of social media at the Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo) at Dublin City University.

This week Anna Brosius is presenting the WAPOR conference in Barcelona and Andreas Goldberg is presenting at the NIG conference in Antwerp.

On November 24, Sanne Kruikemeier will give a talk at the The Hague Peace Projects conference about social media usage and its implications in democracies today.