• Journalistic culture, editorial mission, and news logic: Explaining the factors behind the use of populism in European media 

      Maurer, Peter; Hube, Nicolas; Stetka, Vaclav; Cremonesi, Cristina; Sedone, Antonella; Bergan, Signe Ringdal; Stanyer, James; Tomov, Maryan; Weiss, Naama; Engesser, Sven; Esser Frank (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This chapter investigates factors contributing to the levels of populism in media output. The chapter finds that stylistic elements, such as emotionalization, negativity, polarization, and dramatization, increase 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 ...