• 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 ...
    • The Impact of Internet and Social Media Use on Well-Being: A Longitudinal Analysis of Adolescents Across Nine Years 

      Schemer, Christian; Masur, Philipp K; Geiss, Stefan; Muller, Philipp; Schäfer, Svenja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The present research examines the longitudinal average impact of frequency of use of Internet and social networking sites (SNS) on subjective well-being of adolescents in Germany. Based on five-wave panel data that cover ...
    • The Impact of Internet and Social Media Use on Well-Being: A Longitudinal Analysis of Adolescents Across Nine Years 

      Schemer, Christian; Masur, Philipp; Geiss, Stefan; Müller, Philipp; Schäfer, Svenja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The present research examines the longitudinal average impact of frequency of use of Internet and social networking sites (SNS) on subjective well-being of adolescents in Germany. Based on five-wave panel data that cover ...
    • 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 ...
    • Start Spreading the News: A Comparative Experiment on the Effects of Populist Communication on Political Engagement in Sixteen European Countries 

      Hameleers, Michael; Bos, Linda; Fawzi, Nayla; Reinemann, Carsten; Andreadis, Ioannis; Corbu, Nicoleta; Schemer, Christian; Schultz, Anne; Shaefer, Tamir; Aalberg, Toril; Axelsson, Sofia; Berganza, Rosa; Cremonesi, Cristina; Dahlberg, Stefan; de Vreese, Claes H.; Hess, Agnieszka; Kartsounidou, Evangelista; Kasprowicz, Dominika; Matthes, Jörg; Negrea-Busuioc, Elena; Ringdal, Signe; Salgado, Susana; Sanders, Karen J.; Schmuck, Desiree; Strömbäck, Jesper; Suiter, Jane; Boomgaarden, Hajo; Tenenboim-Weinblatt, Keren; Weiss-Yaniv, Naama (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Although populist communication has become pervasive throughout Europe, many important questions on its political consequences remain unanswered. First, previous research has neglected the differential effects of populist ...