ICA Awards for CPC members

Knut De Swert won the PolCom Best Reviewer Award at ICA. Nice to see ICA rewarding those who take the time and write good, substantive reviews for conference papers. Congrats! Mark Boukes won the Top Faculty Paper award of the ICA Communication and Technology Division for his paper “Social Network Sites and Learning about Current Affairs Knowledge: The Impact…

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38 CPC papers @ ICA

From May 24th till May 28th the 68th ICA conference takes place in Prague. We are super proud that no less than 38 papers of CPC-members will be presented at this “High Mass” of Communication Science! Have a look at our paper presenters below: Araujo; Lock; van de Velde. A Protocol for Communication Research With Machine Vision: Using Recognition…

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Addicted to the Algorithm

Last week, Sanne Kruikemeier participated in a Tegenlicht Meet Up “Verslaafd aan het algoritme” (addicted to the algorithm) in Pakhuis de Zwijger. More information about the topic of that night and a recorded livestream can be checkd out by following this link

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CPC on the road

Jasper Van De Pol was on the Dutch public broadcaster talking about VAAs in the context of the upcoming municipality elections. Last Thursday Judith Möller was invited to speak at the annual debate of the royal Limburgian history and ancient history association in Maastricht about social bubbles then and now. Claes de Vreese is part of a debate Wednesday night on…

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The Mobile Lab

Bert Bakker, Claes De Vrees, Gijs Schumacher and Frans Oort have received an NWO Investment Grant – Medium (E150,000) to establish the “Mobile Lab”. In the coming years they will create a facility to conduct lab-in-the-field studies (physiology, eye-tracking, EEG, video observations, etc.). The mobile lab will be a national facility available for all researchers at Dutch universities. Congratulations!

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Doris Graber

This week we received the sad news that Doris Graber passed away. Doris Graber was a central to the development of the political communication sub-discipline. She was the founding editor of Political Communication, our joint ICA-APSA journal. Dr Graber spent most of her career at the University of Illinois, Chicago (PhD Columbia University). She was a prolific author and…

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Judith Möller and Damian Trilling on Digital Traces

Last week Damian Trilling and Judith Möller presented their work on news use in Digital trace data at the symposium ‘Integrating and Analyzing Data from Surveys and Social Media‘ in Bochum. Judith was also invited to give a lecture at Bildung in Delft, a student organized workshop series for engineering students on social topics. Judith spoke about social bubbles,…

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