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Audiences & Mediated life

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Facebook comments challenge the Danish Parliament

Comments and interactions on social media platforms contain invaluable data that politicians can use to investigate the masses and find out what the voters think. However, they are actually not as easy to decipher as one might think. A researcher from Roskilde University is trying to make heads and tails of it.

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When Game of Thrones becomes a common language to talk about serious issues

In a changed media landscape, pop culture references become a common language - one that is moving beyond the fictional entertainment universes and gets used as a framework to talk about everyday life or serious subjects, shows the research of Associate Professor Susana Tosca.

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There is potential in digital testimonies - but how great is it?

The intention behind citizen-driven election monitoring is to contribute to transparency and a peaceful democracy, but as an approach, it has some barriers. This is revealed by the research of Roskilde University Associate Professor Norbert Wildermuth.

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Base at Roskilde University

The research groups is a part of Department of Communication and Arts

Related research units: Journalism and Democracy research group // Media and Culture research group // Centre for News Research

PhD School: Doctoral School of Communication and Arts

Education progranmmes: Journalistik (DK) // Communication // Culturel Encounters // Performance Design (DK) // Psykologi (DK) //  International Bachelor in Humanities

Facilities: Digital Media Lab

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David Mathieu 
Research Group Leader // Associate Professor
Phone +45 4674 3144

Susana Tosca
Research Group Co-Leader // Associate Professor
Phone +45 4674 2617