Fourth annual International Journal of Press/Politics conference, program

IJPP

Next week, October 11-12, the incoming editor-in-chief Cristian Vaccari and I are hosting the fourth annual International Journal of Press/Politics conference at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.

It’s a special occasion for me as it will be my last conference as editor (I step down at the end of December and Cristian takes over).

Looking forward to welcoming colleagues from all over the world — full program below.

 

Thursday October 11th

8.00-8.45am                 Registration and coffee

8.45-9.00                      Opening remarks

9.00-10.00                    Keynote lecture by Andrew Chadwick

10.00-10.30                  Break

10.30-12.00                  Panels 1a and 1b 

12.00-13.00                  Lunch

13.00-14.30                  Panels 2a and 2b

14.30-15.00                  Break

15.00-16.30                  Panels 3a and 3b

7pm-onwards            Dinner

 

Friday October 12

8.00-9.00am                Arrival and coffee

9.00.-10.30                   Panels 4a and 4b

10.30-10.45                  Break

10.45-11.45                  Panels 5a and 5b

11.45-12.00                  Break

12.00-13.00                  Roundtable with IJPP Editorial Board members and closing remarks

13.00-14.00                  Lunch

 

Thursday October 11th

8.45-9.00    Opening remarks

9.00-10.00  Keynote lecture, Andy Chadwick

10.30-12.00 Panels 1a and 1b

 

PANEL 1a: SOCIAL MEDIA & ELECTIONS (Chair: Gunn Enli)

Facebook Advertising in the United Kingdom General Election of 2017

Nick Anstead, Richard Stupart, Damian Tambini and Joao Vieira-Magalhaes

 

Diverging patterns of Facebook interactions on online news: media sources and partisan communities in the lead-up of 2018 Italian General Election

Fabio Giglietto, Augusto Valeriani, Nicola Righetti, and Giada Marino

 

When does Abuse and Harassment Marginalize Female Political Voices on Social Media?

Yannis Theocharis, Maarja Luhiste, Zoltan Fazekas, Sebastian Adrian Popa, and Pablo Barberá

 

PANEL 1b: NEWS CONSUMPTION (Chair: Homero Gil de Zúñiga)

More News Avoiders? A Longitudinal Study of News Consumption in Low and High Choice Media Environments 1997-2016

Rune Karlsen, Audun Beyer, and Kari Steen-Johnsen

 

News consumption on social media in authoritarian regimes: polarization and political apathy

Aleksandra Urman 

 

Gateways to news and selective exposure: Evidence from survey and navigation data

Ana Cardenal, Carlos Aguilar-Paredes, and Mario Pérez-Montoro

 

13.00-14.30 Panels 2a and 2b

 

PANEL 2a: CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATION (Chair: Ralph Schroeder)

The Moderating Effect of Political Responsibility on Populist Communication Online: The case of the German AfD

Tobias Widmann

“His Tweets Speak for Themselves”: An Analysis of Donald Trump’s Twitter Behaviour

Suzanne Elayan, Martin Sykora and Tom Jackson

 

The rally-intensive campaign: A distinct type of election campaign in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond

Dan Paget

 

PANEL 2b: JOURNALISM IN DANGEROUS PLACES (Chair: Jane Suiter)

“Beyond the Dark Mountains”: Suspicion and Distrust in the work of journalists covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Tali Aharoni

 

Strategies for safety autonomy: The role of journalists’ capital enhancing professional autonomy in violent contexts

Julieta Brambila

 

Local authoritarian enclaves in democracies and democratic hybrids: How much do they explain the harassment and murder of journalists over the last quarter century?

Sallie Hughes and Yulia Vorobyeva

 

15.00-16.30 Panels 3a and 3b

 

PANEL 3a: JOURNALISM IN PRACTICE (Chair: Ana Langer)

Democratizing Views in International News: Proportions of Northern and Southern Perspectives in American and Finnish Coverage of the Global South

Kirsi Cheas

 

The political determinants of journalists’ career

Andrea Ceron, Sergio Splendore,Rosa Berganza, Thomas Hanitzsch, and Neil Thurman

 

How German and British journalists differ in their political and ethical role conceptions

Henkel, Imke, Neil Thurman, Veronika Deffner, and Ivica Obadic

 

PANEL 3b: CONCEPTS AND THEORIES (Chair: Jay Bumler)

The Authentic Politician: Strategies to Construct Authenticity in Political Campaigns

Gunn Enli

 

Old and New Echo Chambers

Paolo Mancini and Anna Stanziano

 

Communicative Power in the Hybrid Media System

Andreas Jungherr, Oliver Posegga, and Jisun An

 

Friday October 12

9.00-10.30 Panels 4a and 4b

 

PANEL 4a: NEWS CONTENT (Chair: Neil Thurman)

From Network to Narrative: Understanding the Nature and Trajectory of News Stories

Sarah Oates

 

Thinking through the political media system:  Surprising similarities between polarized media outlets during Election 2016

Chris Wells, Josephine Lukito, and Zhongkai Sun

 

An anatomy of the complex role of the media on policy ‘U-turns’

Ana Ines Langer

 

PANEL 4b: MISINFORMATION AND MANIPULATION (Chair: Erik Bucy)

The Populist Campaigns against European Public Service Media: Hot Air or Existential Threat?

Felix Simon, Annika Sehl and Ralph Schroeder

 

Fake News as a Combative Frame: Results from a qualitative content analysis of the term’s definitions and uses on Twitter

Dominique Doering and Gina Neff

 

Disinformation and Media Manipulation in the Swedish 2018 Election

Ralph Schroeder, Lisa Kaati, and Johan Fernquist

 

10.45-11.45 Panels 5a and 5b

 

PANEL 5a: ONLINE NEWS AND MEDIA USE (Chair: Gina Neff)

Are there echo chambers? A 7-nation comparison

Grant Blank & Elizabeth Dubois

 

The Proliferation of the ‘News Finds Me’ Perception Across Different Societies

Homero Gil de Zúñiga Nadine Strauss Brigitte Huber James Liu

 

PANEL 5B: COMPARATIVE RESEARCH ON ATTITUDES TO NEWS (Chair: Ana Cardenal)

Perceived Media Bias and Political Action: A 17-Country Comparison

Matthew Barnidge, Hernando Rojas, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Paul A. Beck

 

Polarization and Inequality: key drivers of distrust in media old and new?

Jane Suiter and Richard Fletcher

 

12.00-13.00 IJPP Editorial Board Roundtable (with Paolo Mancini, Sallie Hughes, and Sarah Oates) and closing remarks

 

13.00-14.00 Lunch

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