Andreas, Mark, and Knut country coordinators for the Netherlands Media Pluralism Monitor

Andreas, Mark, and Knut are the new country coordinators for the Netherlands for the Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM), which is co-funded by the European Union (EU) and the European University Institute (EUI). The MPM publishes an annual report assessing the risks for media pluralism and journalism in EU member states and candidate countries, including 32 European countries (EU 27 plus…

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Call for papers for ECC 2022 is out

The European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), the Department of Media and Journalism Studies at Aarhus University (AU), and the Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) are happy to announce that the theme for the 9th European Communication Conference (ECC) will be “Rethink Impact”.  The conference will be held in Aarhus (Denmark), 19 – 22 October 2022.  Proposals for individual…

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Ib Gulbrandsen visits our group until the end of 2021

Ib T. Gulbrandsen is Associate Professor of New Media and Communication at Roskilde University. His research focuses on the role of communication technologies in organisational strategy-practices and stakeholder management. Ib has co-authored Strategizing Communication. Theory and Practice, co-edited #FV19 – an anthology on digital political communication (in Danish) – and published in i.a. Big Data & Society, Media, Culture & Society, and Organization. He holds a…

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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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