EU-elections: ACES and VICES organise the Amsterdam live-stream of the Maastricht debate

On 29 April, ACES and VICES organise the Amsterdam live-stream of the “Maastricht debate” of the candidates for the presidency of the European Commission. The debate will be followed by a discussion with Gareth Davies (VU, tbc), Katjana Gattermann (UvA), Alessandro Nai (UvA), and Lukas Otto (UvA, tbc). Five candidates – Violeta Tomič (Party of European Left), Frans Timmermans…

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Alyt publishes time series analysis on immigration news as driver of anti-immigrant party support

Alyt Damstra (together with Laura Jacobs, Mark Boukes and Rens Vliegenthart) publishes timely paper on the impact of immigration news on anti-immigrant party support in JEPOP. Alyt and co-authors found that, over time, general immigration news positively impacted anti-immigrant party support, while other parties’ support did not increase. Read the paper here.

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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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