Claes de Vreese on Kurt Baschwitz @SPUI25

Claes De Vreese will be speaking on a panel celebrating Kurt Baschwitz, the founder of modern Communication Science at our University and author of “Du und die Masse” about media/mass psychology. Our former UvA-colleague Jaap van Ginneken has written a biography about Baschwitz and the panel will talk about the impressive life story and legacy of Kurt Baschwitz. Jelle…

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Judith Möller, Fake News and Filter Bubbles

On Monday December 11, Judith Möller was invited to present her work on filter bubbels at the Ministry for Education, Culture, and Science along with colleagues from Information law. And, in the afternoon Judith is giving a keynote on fake news at a student organized conference and workshop about media literacy at the ministry of social affairs.

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‘Controlling the Electoral Marketplace’: A New Book by CPC’s Joost van Spanje

  In his book, Joost van Spanje examines the reactions of mainstream political parties to the rising far left and far right parties in many different democracies. Van Spanje finds that, worldwide, parties react in several distinct ways: by imitating the extremist political parties, by isolating them (forming a cordon sanitaire), and by doing both. Among other things, using…

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Carlos Brenes Peralta defended his Phd

Last week Tuesday (19/09), Carlos Brenes Peralta successfully defended his Phd “Two Sides to Every Story: Causes and Consequences of Selective Exposure to Balanced Political Information”. For a press release of his study, click here. Congratulations Dr. Carlos!

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