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

      Theocharis, Yannis; Cardenal, Ana S; Jin, Soyeon; Aalberg, Toril; Hopmann, David Nicolas; Strömbäck, Jesper; Castro, Laia; Esser, Frank; van Aelst, Peter; de Vreese, Claes; Corbu, Nicoleta; Koc-Michalska, Karolina; Matthes, Jörg; Schemer, Christian; Sheafer, Tamir; Splendore, Sergio; Stanyer, James; Stępińska, Agnieszka; Štětka, Václav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      While the role of social media in the spread of conspiracy theories has received much attention, a key deficit in previous research is the lack of distinction between different types of platforms. This study places the ...
    • Navigating High-choice European Political Information Environments: A Comparative Analysis of News User Profiles and Political Knowledge 

      Castro, Laia; Strömbäck, Jesper; Esser, Frank; van Aelst, Peter; de Vreese, Claes; Aalberg, Toril; Cardenal, Ana S; Corbu, Nicoleta; Hopmann, David Nicolas; Koc-Michalska, Karolina; Matthes, Jörg; Schemer, Christian; Sheafer, Tamir; Splendore, Sergio; Stanyer, James; Stepinska, Agnieszka; Stetka, Vaclav; Theocharis, Yannis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The transition from low- to high-choice media environments has had far-reaching implications for citizens’ media use and its relationship with political knowledge. However, there is still a lack of comparative research on ...