Maud Adriaansen in public debate

Maud Adriaansen participated in a public debate in “de rode hoed”, a well known centre for political debates in Amsterdam. Adriaansen was invited to speak about the role and the functions of the media in a democracy. The debate also focused on elements of the media logic, such as the speed of coverage, newsframes, personalisation, simplification, and news hypes….

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Schuck at Eurodesk network meeting

Andreas Schuck was invited to speak about “Communicating Europe to Young People” at the Eurodesk network meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia. Central themes were how to raise awareness for European topics among young people and the role of the media in influencing public perceptions of the EU. Eurodesk is a European network of information services in 30 countries providing access…

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Guest lecture Richard Johnston

Professor Richard Johnston (PhD, Stanford), Professor of Political Science and Research Director of the National Annenberg Election Study at the University of Pennsylvania, is visiting ASCoR on Friday September 12. He will give a lecture on ‘Campaign Research Designs: The Annenberg Election Studies and Beyond’. This lecture is held from 10-11 in room A003, OIH. During his visit Professor…

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Prof. Slater wins McQuail award

Prof. Michael Slater has won the ASCoR Denis McQuail Award 2007 with his article: Slater, M. D. (2007). Reinforcing spirals: the mutual influence of media selectivity and media effects and their impact on individual behavior and social identity. Communication Theory, 17, 281-303. The ASCoR McQuail Award is an annual award for the best article advancing communication theory published in…

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ASCoR students receive ICA award

Andreas Schuck and Christian Baden were chosen as winners of a Top 3 PhD Student Paper Award by the Political Communication Division of the ICA. Andreas Schuck won the award for his paper Public support for referendums and the role of the campaign. Schuck explains: ‚ÄúPrevious research on referenda usually focuses on the characteristics of voters. Does a referendum…

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