Long Night of Science: Prof. Dr. Quandt at panel discussion hosted by the Charité

Source: langenachtderwissenschaften.de (©Daimler und Benz Stiftung/Oestergaard) “The fear of surveillance and its consequences for society” – this was the motto of a panel discussion at which PropStop researcher Prof. Dr. Quandt debated extensively with other reputable experts on the potential effects of surveillance measures on the individual’s psyche as well as on the society as…

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Prof. Dr. Quandt keynote speaker at LfM media convention

Source: lfm-nrw.de Prof. Dr. Quandt (PropStop project) spoke at this year’s media convention of the Landesanstalt für Medien North-Rhine Westfalia (the state’s regulatory body), which took place on 19 June in Cologne. The convention’s topic was “Fast News – Fake News: no time for truth?” and focussed on the public debate on fake news as…

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Prof. Dr. Quandt as expert in Frontal 21 report

Prof. Dr. Quandt was recently interviewed as an expert for a report in the ZDF current affairs program “Frontal 21”. The journalists examined “alternative” news sources on Facebook and tapped into the public debates around the topics of fake news and filter bubbles. In the interview, Professor Quandt explains that propaganda is more effective when…

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PropStop team at the ICA 2017

Source: ICA Researchers from the PropStop project presented various research projects at the 66th yearly conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) in San Diego, U.S., from May 25 to May 29. This year’s conference was entitled “Interventions: Communication Research and Practice” and addressed the reactions to social, political or cultural events not accepted as…

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