News

Does the platform matter? Social media and COVID-19 conspiracy theory beliefs in 17 countries

New Media & Society 
Sat., 09 October 2021

Prof. Theocharis, Soyeon and colleagues have published a new paper: "Does the platform matter? Social media and COVID-19 conspiracy theory beliefs in 17 countries".

Revisiting norms of citizenship in times of democratic change

Politics
Tue., 27 July 2021

Prof. Theocharis and colleagues have published a new paper: "Revisiting norms of citizenship in times of democratic change".

Does a Crisis Change News Habits?

Digital Journalism
Wed., 21 July 2021

Prof. Theocharis and colleagues have published a new paper: "Does a Crisis Change News Habits? A Comparative Study of the Effects of COVID-19 on News Media Use in 17 European Countries".

Presentation at Media and the Marginalized Panels at the CES 2021

The Council for European Studies (CES)
Tue., 22 June 2021

Soyeon Jin presented her working paper "Exploring the influence of controversies - ethnic symbolic boundaries contestedness, strength, and issue salience".

AIDA Working Paper on 'AI and the Future of Democracy'

European Parliament
June 2021

The European Parliament published a working paper "AI and the Future of Democracy" based on the EU hearings in which Prof. Theocharis participated on April 15, 2021.

La Repubblica publishes an article on a recently published paper [in Italian]

La Repubblica
So., 23 May 2021

La Repubblica has published an article on the recently published paper "Navigating High-choice European Political Information Environments" by Prof. Theocharis and colleagues.

Havard's Nieman Lab publishes an article on a recently published paper

Nieman Foundation at Havard - Nieman Lab
Tue., 18 May 2021

The Nieman Lab of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard has published an article on the recently published paper "Navigating High-choice European Political Information Environments" by Prof. Theocharis and colleagues.

Top Paper Award at the ICA 2021 of the International Communication Association

International Communication Association (ICA 2021)
Mon., 17 May 2021

The Political Communication Division of the 2021 Annual Conference of the International Communication Association has awarded Prof. Yannis Theocharis and colleagues the Top Paper Award.

Link to the paper

Elite‐public interaction on twitter: EU issue expansion in the campaign

European Journal of Political Research
Tue., 19 May 2021

Prof. Theocharis and colleagues have published a paper.

Navigating High-choice European Pol. Information Environments: A Comp. Analysis of News User Profiles & Political Knowledge

The International Journal on Press/Politics
Wed., 12 May 2021

Prof. Theocharis and colleagues have published a paper.

Public Hearing on AI and the Future of Democracy

European Parliament AIDA
Thu., 15 April 2021

Prof. Yannis Theocharis speaks at the European Parliament’s “Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age” (AIDA) event “AI and the Future of Democracy”.

Link to presentation

Democracy Is Weakening Right in Front of Us

The New York Times
Wed., 17 February 2021

Prof. Theocharis is quoted in the New York Times on the role of social media in weakening democracy.

Νόμισμα με δύο όψεις (Every coin has two sides)

Kathimerini
Sun., 18 January 2021

Article by Prof. Theocharis on the role of social media in the storming of the United States Capitol (in Greek).

This explains how social media can both weaken and strengthen democracy

Washington Post
Thu., 7 January 2021

Article by Prof. Theocharis and colleagues on the role of social media in the storming of the United States Capitol (updated and reposted).