Public talks and media appearances

On Saturday Claes gave a keynote at the Amsterdam Universiteitvereniging yearly alumni Day. He spoke together with Marietje Schaake on the topic ‘Media, Macht en Manipulatie’ Last week Monday, Judith was invited to speak about filter bubbles and human-in-the-loop in newsrooms adopting AI technology on an evening about AI as journalistic buddy in Pakhuis de Zwijger. Michael was interviewed…

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Tom becomes doctor!

Tuesday the 30th of June, Tom successfully defended his dissertation ‘Data and Democracy, Political Microtargeting: A threat to electoral integrity?’

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Claes secures NORFACE funding

The NORFACE application “THREATPIE: The Threats and Potentials of a Changing Political Information Environment” from the NEPOCS (nepocs.eu) network was successful. Claes is one of the core applicants. The project involves cross-national data collection and four positions in different countries, including a postdoc, spending time in both Antwerp and Amsterdam.

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Congratulations Dr. Brosius

We are very proud of dr. Anna Brosius, who wrote an excellent dissertation and defended it very strongly -on Zoom! Her dissertation is titled Economic News. How It’s Made and How It Matters. More info can be found here.

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Damian Trilling appointed Associate Professor

Damian will focus on the Communication in the Digital Society strategic initiative, combining research and teaching activities. Together with Theo Aroujo, Damian will set up an internal infrastructure to accelerate digital research within ASCoR in partnership with the Digital Communication Methods Lab.

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Alyt defended her dissertation

We are very proud of Alyt Damstra, who wrote an excellent dissertation and defended it with much conviction. Her dissertation is titled Economic News. How It’s Made and How It Matters. More info can be found here.

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