Call for papers for ECC 2022 is out

The European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), the Department of Media and Journalism Studies at Aarhus University (AU), and the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) are happy to announce that the theme for the 9th European Communication Conference (ECC) will be “Rethink Impact”.  The conference will be held in Aarhus (Denmark), 19 – 22 October 2022.  Proposals for individual…

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Online workshop on Negative Politics co-organized by Katjana and Alessandro

The workshop “Negative Politics: Leader Personality, Negative Campaigning, and the Oppositional Dynamics of Contemporary Politics” co-organized by Alessandro Nai and Katjana Gattermann, Loes Aaldering, Diego Garzia, and Frederico Silva will take place between 11-12 November 2021. The program can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/33ahtwzu. Interested in attending? Please register here: https://tinyurl.com/xueyxtaw

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Ib Gulbrandsen visits our group until the end of 2021

Ib T. Gulbrandsen is Associate Professor of New Media and Communication at Roskilde University. His research focuses on the role of communication technologies in organisational strategy-practices and stakeholder management. Ib has co-authored Strategizing Communication. Theory and Practice, co-edited #FV19 – an anthology on digital political communication (in Danish) – and published in i.a. Big Data & Society, Media, Culture & Society, and Organization. He holds a…

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Save the date: The 2021 German elections: campaign impact and election outcomes

Save the date: On Wednesday, 29 September, 20.00-21.30 hours, members of the German elections project at ASCoR organize an online event in collaboration with SPUI25 and ACES on “The 2021 German elections: campaign impact and election outcomes”. Speakers include Daniela Braun, Isabelle Borucki, Jürgen Maier, our Research Master’s students Lina Buttgereit and Felix Grünewald, and Andreas Schuck. Katjana Gattermann will moderate the debate. More…

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Welcome to Frederic, Corinna, Marie, Christopher, Annelien, Philipp and Jelle

We welcome no less than six (!) new PG members this term. Last week Frederic Hopp (Assistant Professor), Corinna Oschatz (Assistant Professor), Marie Garnier (Lecturer), Christopher Starke (postdoc in Human(e) AI), Annelien van Remoortere (postdoc in Sanne’s ERC), Philipp Mendoza (PC&J Ph.D. student supervised by Alessandro Nai and Linda Bos) and a familiar face, Jelle Boumans (Lecturer), had their…

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Nieuwe tinten grijs

by Joost van Spanje Wie wint 15 maart? Een partij die in de peilingen steevast op zetelwinst staat is 50Plus. Hoe bijzonder is die opmars van een seniorenpartij? En wat zijn voor 50Plus waarschijnlijke scenario’s voor de toekomst? Vergelijking met andere ouderenpartijen biedt enig inzicht.           

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Slow Journalism Only a fad or a chance for investigative journalism in a digitalized world?

by Wiebke Hallerberg, MSc student Corporate Communication Slow Food, Slow Travel and now Slow Journalism…? Carlo Petrini, the founder of the Slow Food Movement, defines the movement with 3 attributes: Good, clean and fair. The Slow Food Movement is about co-production, which includes an active reflection role of the consumer in the production process. But, can we find parallels between…

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The power of media coverage: from starting a panic to curing a disease

By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, MSc Student Political Communication Whenever there is an outbreak of an infectious disease, media outlets usually jump on the story with a lot of detailed coverage about every new development that occurs. The media reports on new emerging cases, informing the public about where the disease has been reported, what it entails and, most…

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