Claes de Vreese speaks in European Parliament

Claes spoke at the opening plenary of the EuroPCom conference held in Brussels on November 8-9, 2018. More than 1000 communication professionals joined the conference discussing the theme ‘campaigning for Europe’. Claes offered an analysis of the upcoming campaign leading up to the EP elections in May 2019, and made use of results from the ongoing ERC project EUROPINIONS.

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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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