Call for Paper & Workshop in Manchester 13th October 2023

We are delighted to issue a call for papers for a special issue of Media and Communications (IF 3.043) on the topic: ‘Data-Driven Campaigning in a Comparative Context: Toward a 4th Era of Political Communication?’ As part of this special issue, we are convening a workshop at the University of Manchester on Friday 13th October. … Continue reading Call for Paper & Workshop in Manchester 13th October 2023

NORFACE Governace mid-term conference 2022

From 22-24 September 2022 the NORFACE Governance mid-term conference took place at the University of Vienna. Many DATADRIVEN consortia members travelled to Austria to share their expertise on data-driven campaigns. Early-Career skill session & kick-off Before the official start of the mid-term conference, the DATADRIVEN early-career scholars took part in a workshop on "Theory development … Continue reading NORFACE Governace mid-term conference 2022

AAA Conference 2022

March 24–27, 2022. The first OFFLINE conference for DATADRIVEN members Selina Noetzel (PhD candidate), Alice Binder, and Jörg Matthes after two long years of abstinence. The verdict: virtual conferences cannot compete with on-site experiences! Selina Noetzel presented the paper “How to Avoid Targeted Campaign Ads. Predicting Reactive and Preventive Avoidance Behaviors toward Targeted Political Advertising” … Continue reading AAA Conference 2022

ETMAAL conference 2022

©Vrije Universiteit Brussel Press ( On 10-11 February 2022 The conference for Dutch and Belgian communication science scholars took place: ETMAAL van de Communicatiewetenschap. The conference, organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, focused on “Diversity, Democracy & Communication”. Two DATADRIVEN PhD candidates associated with the University of Amsterdam, Sophie Minihold, and Xiaotong Chu presented their … Continue reading ETMAAL conference 2022

International Journal of Press/Politics Virtual Conference 2021

From 13-16 September 2021, the seventh conference of the International Journal of Press/Politics took place. This virtual conference was organized by Cristian Vaccari (Editor-in-Chief of IJPP and Director of the Centre for Research in Communication & Culture at Loughborough University). The conference focused on the relationship between media and political processes around the world. DATADRIVEN … Continue reading International Journal of Press/Politics Virtual Conference 2021