As of April 1, 2017 I am chairing the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW) Social Science Council (SWR). See info here. The Council advices the KNAW and acts in the broader interest of science in society.
chapter2-populist-political-communicationtowards-a-model-of-its-causes-forms-and-effects Here you can find a sample chapter from our new book: chapter 2 which gives an overview and develops a model of Populist Political Communication, focusing on its Causes, Forms, and Effects. Click on the link above.
On Monday September 12 I had the honour and pleasure of being installed as an elected member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences KNAW. Very nice ceremony led by KNAW President Jose van Dijck. Official group photo added …
New book about Populist Political Communication, with Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Carsten Reinemann and Jesper Stromback. Part of our COST action. Just out from Routledge.
We have finished the last edits on our book Comparing Political Journalism which can now be ordered at Routledge. It provides an introduction to empirically assessing news performance and an analysis of political news in 15 European countries and the United States, probing the existing of key news features such as negativity, balance, game framing,… Read More New Book Comparing Political Journalism finished
On April 5, the day before the Dutch referendum Wouter van der Brug and I organise an event at Spui25: For more info see here.
Together with Katjana Gattermann and Wouter van der Brug I edited a special issue of Politics and Governance. The entire special issue is now available here. It includes an Introduction by the three of us, and an article with Judith Moeller and Rachid Azrout. The issue also features scholars like Sylvia Kritzinger, Hajo Boomgaarden, Jan… Read More Special issue European Elections
On Wednesday 24th the European Election Study group is organising an event at the European Parliament that will offer insights from the latest academic and survey research on European Parliament elections and public opinion. The list of speakers (including Maragall (MEP), Hermann Schmitt, Sara Hobolt, Wouter van der Brug, and myself) and the full program can… Read More European election @ European Parliament
With colleagues Erik Albaek, Arjen van Dalen and Nael Jebril we have been awarded the 2016 Goldsmith Book Prize by Harvard University’s Kennedy School. The award was given for our book Political Journalism in Comparative Perspective, published by Cambridge University Press.
On Monday, I will speak at a conference in London on the reporting of European and the EU in UK media.