Encourages scientific analysis and discussion of the political aspects of communication within states (in a comparative framework) and across national boundaries and develops means of facilitating interaction among scholars who are conducting research on related issues and topics. Members are concerned with a diverse set of research interests including the international structure of communication, political theories of communication, the relationship between the public and private broadcasting sectors, cross-national comparative studies, the political impact of the media, the impact of technology and technological change on politics, values and cognition, and models of diplomatic communication.
- Digital Dissent: Uses of Social Media in Controversial Projects Raising Social Acceptability Issues
Chair: Dr. Mireille Lalancette
- Digital Platforms, Political Parties and New Forms of Re-politicisation
Chair: Prof. Michele Sorice
- Nationalisms, Populisms and the Media in the Post-Representative Democracy
Chair: Prof. Luigino Ceccarini