New paper published: “Bridging the gap”

For the VARME project, Adam Shehata and I studied the effects of media use and different dimensions of ideology on belief gaps. Available as open access Abstract The belief gap hypothesis focuses on why individuals differ in beliefs about the causes and consequences of issues despite expert consensus. Offering ideological rationalization and media use as […]

Conceptualizing long-term media effects on societal beliefs

Delighted to say that the VARME project recently got a paper published in Annals of the International Communication Association. This paper was written by Adam Shehata, Dennis Andersson, Isabella Glogger, David Nicolas Hopmann, Kim Andersen ,Sanne Kruikemeier Abstract This article critically examines long-term media effects in communication research. Focusing on news exposure, the purpose is […]

IAMCR 2017

I recently attended the IAMCR conference in Cartagena, Colombia. It’s my second time attending an IAMCR conference – they are always a great time with a broad collection of people from the communication field joining. My Presentation I presented my paper on journalistic understandings of hard and soft news.