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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Bernd Schlipphak visiting CPC

Bernd Schlipphak, University of Muenster, will be visiting the communication department at the UvA from January 15 to February 8, 2018. While staying in Amsterdam, he focuses on two projects. Firstly, he analyzes the (contrasting) effects of elite vs. popular cues on citizens’ international attitudes in (non-)authoritarian settings. Secondly, he will work on a grant proposal that explores necessary conditions…

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Katjana Gattermann presents at MAPLE conference

Katjana Gattermann is in Lisbon on 4-5 December to take part as presenter and discussant in the MAPLE Conference. MAPLE stands for “Measuring and Analysing the Politicisation of Europe before and after the Eurozone crisis” and is an ERC project by Prof Marina Costa Lobo. For more information about the conference, please click here.

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Save the date – Political Psychology meeting

Bert Bakker, Mark Dechesne, and Jojanneke van der Toorn kindly invite you to join them for the sixth Political Psychology Meeting, which will take place on Friday March 9th at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (University of Amsterdam). It is important to register for the meeting so that  an accurate head count for coffee/tea and lunch can be made. Participation is…

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Guest lecture by Catriona Bonfiglioni

This Wednesday, Dec 6th, at 16:00 in REC C 10.20 the CPC visiting guest scholar from UTS Sydney, Catriona Bonfiglioni, is giving a guest lecture. The title of the talk is  “Citizen journalism for health, science & the environment – Investigating innovations in participatory journalism”. Please find a teaser about the talk’s topic below! In the post-truth era, controlling narratives is…

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Judith Möller writes report for Dutch Media Authority about filter bubbles

There is growing attention for filter bubbles en their potentially detrimental consequences for society. As a co-author of the paper ‘Should we worry about filter bubbles’, CPC’s Judith Möller is commissioned by the Dutch Media Authority to write a report about the state of research on filter bubbles. She will work together with Natali Helberger (professor of Information Law…

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Damian Trilling on fake news

On November 14th, an interesting article on fake news appeared in Trouw, which featured Damian Trilling. Damian also commented on fake news, trust in the media, and filter bubbels in an article in Het Parool, as well as on FunX radio. Read more about it here.

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Wanted: 3 postdoc’s in new project “FairNews”

Three vacancies are out now for postdoc positions in the new FairNews project, funded by the NWA and NWO. The FairNews project is part of the larger personalized communication network. For more information on the FairNews project, read here. The vacancies at TU Delft, ASCoR/UvA and IvIR/UvA can be found here, here and here. We look forward to your applications!

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