September 27, 2018 •
Research, Specialist Journalism •
by Juliana Fregoso
Many Mexicans were expecting a Russian disinformation campaign during the recent elections. The country braced itself. Experts and journalists were prepared to detect and fight an invasion of bots, anxiously waiting for the moment when...
April 22, 2018 •
Media and Politics, Public Relations, Recent, Research, Specialist Journalism •
by Linards Udris, Daniel Vogler and Jens Lucht
Professional news media played a big role on the social media accounts of German parties during the 2017 election campaign. Yet, not all German parties dealt with the news media in the same way. One party, in particular, stuck out....
March 14, 2017 •
Media and Politics, Press Freedom, Short stories •
by Alexander Fanta
Some say Austria dodged a bullet last year. After an acrimonious year-long election campaign the Alpine nation elected Alexander Van der Bellen, a veteran Green Party politician, as president last December. He had a margin of 7.5 points...
October 3, 2014 •
Media and Politics •
by Dariya Orlova
A record number of journalists in Ukraine are planning to stand for parliament in the country’s forthcoming election, saying that “transforming the system from within” will be more effective than simply criticising politicians....
September 26, 2013 •
Digital News •
by Philip Di Salvo
People in Mozambique will vote this November in the country’s first ever citizen journalist led election. A Czech technology company, which creates open source software to help journalists, has teamed up with Mozambique’s main...
June 27, 2013 •
Digital News •
by Tănase Tasenţe
Romanian political parties that get online win elections. A new study shows that political parties in Romania mobilized social media networks at the last election to promote their political image and messages, and that there are now...