Damian Trilling is an Associate Professor at the Department of Communication Science and affiliated with the Amsterdam School of Communication Research. He is also active in the Computational Communication Science Amsterdam Lab (https://ccs.amsterdam) and associate editor of the journal Computational Communication Research (https://computationalcommunication.org). Currently, he spents a lot of his time on his ERC-funded project NEWSFLOWS (“Modeling news flows: How feedback loops influence citizens beliefs and shape democracy”) (https://newsflows.eu).
Among other things, he is interested in questions of news use and news exposure in a changing media environment.
From a methodological point of view, Damian is interested in automated content analysis and the integration of computer science approaches in communication science. He also teaches courses in which the programming language Python is used to analyze large datasets like social media data or data scraped from the web.
Damian’s other research and teaching interest include:
– the use of social media in poltical communication and journalism;
– the changing role of journalism in a changing media environment;
– news sharing and news dissemination.
Before joining ASCoR, Damian studied Communication Science, German Linguistics, and Dutch Language and Culture at the University of Münster, Germany, and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.
For more information about Damian, see www.damiantrilling.net