CRCC Member Natalie-Anne Hall publishes book on Brexit, Facebook, and Transnational Right-Wing Populism

The 2016 “Brexit” referendum heralded an age in which disinformation and divisive messaging spread on social media play a significant role in politics. The world is still grappling with how to deal with the impact of this on the health of democracy and society. While the majority of research in this area has focused on […]

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Europe Votes: CRCC hosted a high-profile event on European Elections

The CRCC’s Political Communication strand recently hosted a two-day event at the Houses of Parliament and Loughborough London. The event formed part of a European Union funded European Elections Monitoring Center (EEMC) project devoted to creating the first ever continental wide archive of electoral advertising covering all 28 member states and currently holding nearly 15000 […]

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CRCC to host the 8th conference of the International Journal of Press/Politics

The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture is delighted to host the eighth conference of The International Journal of Press/Politics, an interdisciplinary journal for the analysis and discussion of the role of the press and politics in a globalized world. After two years in which the conference was successfully run online, this year the […]

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New book and online book launch: Charting the evolution of political communication over the last four decades

Dominic Wring, Roger Mortimore and Simon Atkinson (eds.) Political Communication in Britain: Campaigning, Media & Polling in the 2019 General Election (Palgrave) ISBN 9783030814052 Online launch event 1300-1400 Monday 13th December To coincide with the second anniversary of the 2019 General Election, the Political Communication in Britain editorial team invite you to the launch event […]

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Election 2019: The Brexit Campaign? Loughborough University London, 31st January

Loughborough University Centre for Research in Communication & Culture and Ipsos MORI in conjunction with the British Polling Council present Election 2019: The Brexit Campaign? This General Election returned the first Conservative government with a large parliamentary majority for the first time in more than a generation. By contrast the campaign ended in disappointment for Labour and the Liberal Democrats […]

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Guilty verdict, but an excellent day for Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders nonetheless

The populist radical right-wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders was found guilty on December 9 of insulting a group of people (Moroccans) and “inciting discrimination”. Wilders, founder and leader of the Freedom Party (Partij voor de Vrijheid or PVV), has been the most prominent critic of Islam, immigration and multiculturalism in Dutch politics in the past […]

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