Judith presents report on media diversity

The report is called: ‘beyond filter bubbles: media diversity policy options in data-driven media markets’. Together with Natali Helberger, Judith wrote the report for the Dutch media commissioners office. Last Thursday, she presented the findings and discussed implications with European media and market regulators.

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Claes de Vreese elected ICA president

Amongst other things, Claes is committed to “keeping the ICA open and welcoming, starting a broader conversation about Open Science, and strengthening the voice of communication scholarship in societal discussions are key reasons for me to have accepted the nomination. ICA is thriving, the community is strong, and its membership increasingly international. We have a great foundation and team…

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Guest Lectures “Defending or damaging democracy”

This week, two guest lectures related to the VIDI project of Joost van Spanje are organized: • guest lecture by Erik Bleich (Middlebury) Thursday 11 October, 16h-17h30, REC C10.20, entitled: “Media Portrayals of Muslims: A Comparative Sentiment Analysis of American Newspapers, 1996-2015” • guest lecture by Elias Dinas (Oxford & EUI) Friday 12 October, 16h-17h30, REC C10.20, entitled: “The…

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CPC members in the news

Bert Bakker was interviewed by Vice.com and Bruzz Radio (Belgium) about why right-wing politicians might be funnier than left-wing politicians. Last week an interview with Damian Trilling was published in SURF Magazine and on the website

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Claes de Vreese wins David Swanson Career Achievement Award

At the business meetings of the ICA and APSA Political Communication divisions, Claes de Vreese was awarded the David Swanson Career Achievement Award. It recognizes “distinguished and sustained contributions to the field as planners, editors, and leaders and in roles that require time and energy, innovation, and personal dedication.” The award honors David Swanson, one of the founders of Political Communication who…

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