Save the date: The 2021 German elections: campaign impact and election outcomes

Save the date: On Wednesday, 29 September, 20.00-21.30 hours, members of the German elections project at ASCoR organize an online event in collaboration with SPUI25 and ACES on “The 2021 German elections: campaign impact and election outcomes”. Speakers include Daniela Braun, Isabelle Borucki, Jürgen Maier, our Research Master’s students Lina Buttgereit and Felix Grünewald, and Andreas Schuck. Katjana Gattermann will moderate the debate. More…

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Andreas Schuck elected to ECREA Executive Board

After serving two terms (+ 1 extra ‘corona-year’, 5 years total) as Chair of the ECREA Political Communication section, Andreas was elected last week (7 September) at the general ECREA conference to become a member of the ECREA Executive Board. The ECREA Executive Board is the main administrative body of the association and is elected every four years by all ECREA members at…

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Welcome to Frederic, Corinna, Marie, Christopher, Annelien, Philipp and Jelle

We welcome no less than six (!) new PG members this term. Last week Frederic Hopp (Assistant Professor), Corinna Oschatz (Assistant Professor), Marie Garnier (Lecturer), Christopher Starke (postdoc in Human(e) AI), Annelien van Remoortere (postdoc in Sanne’s ERC), Philipp Mendoza (PC&J Ph.D. student supervised by Alessandro Nai and Linda Bos) and a familiar face, Jelle Boumans (Lecturer), had their…

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Judith Möller appointed associate professor of Political Communication & Journalism

Judith Möller has studied algorithmic news recommender systems and their impact on niche audiences. Recently, Judith received a Veni grant for her project ‘Vocal, Visible and Vaulting? (Dis)connected niche audiences in the age of artificial intelligence’. She is also appointed  adjunct Associate Professor at the Sociology and Political Science department of the University of Trondheim.

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These are the ICA 2021 presentations from CPC

ICA 2021 Bakker, B.N., Jaidka, K., Dorr, T., Fasching, N., & Lelkes, Y.. Questionable and open research practices: attitudes and perceptions among quantitative communication researchers Bos, L. (2021). Morality unites and divides: The positive and negative effects of political moral appeals in multiparty contexts.Boukes, M. (2021). Who’s watching satire? Generating a typology of the political satire audience. Boukes, M. & LaMarre, H….

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Global Digital Cultures Grant for Andreas Schuck

Andreas S. together with colleagues from Anthropology and Media Studies received a grant from the Global Digital Cultures RPA for the project ‘From Climate Change to COVID-19: Communicating complexity and collective trauma through digital memes‘. The project starts in September and will run for one year and examines the ways in which memes are entangled in the daily cultural…

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Lukas receives DFG grant

Lukas Otto, together with Michaela Maier (U of Koblenz-Landau) and Sebastian Stier (GESIS, Cologne) received funding from the DFG (German Science Foundation) for their project “Tracking the effects of negative political communication during election campaigns in on- and offline communication environments”. In the next three years, they will investigate dynamics of negative campaigning effects with panel, experience sampling, and…

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