Outputs emerging from the project will be added here as they become available. In the meantime, here is a selection of relevant publications by team members:

Briggs, C. L., and Hallin, D. C. (2016) Making Health Public: How News Coverage is Remaking Media, Medicine, and Contemporary Life. Routledge. 

Guzek, D., Mihelj, S., & Štětka, V. (2021). “I Don’t Vote Because I Don’t Want to Get Infected”: Pandemic, Polarization, and Public Trust during the 2020 Presidential Election in Poland. In Van Aelst, P. & Blumler, J. (eds) Political Communication in the Time of Coronavirus (pp. 192-208). Routledge.

Hallin, D.C., T. U. Figenschou, and K. Thorbjørnsrud (2021) Biomedicalization and Media in Comparative Perspective: Audiences, Frames, and Actors in Norwegian, Spanish, U.K. and U.S. Health News. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 26(3): 699-718. Available Open Access.

Mellado, C., D. Hallin, L. Cárcamo, R. Alfaro, D. Jackson, M. L. Humanes, M. Márquez-Ramírez, J. Mick, C. Mothes, C. I-Hsuan LIN, M. Lee, A. Alfaro, J. Isbej & A. Ramos (2021) Sourcing Pandemic News: A Cross-National Computational Analysis of Mainstream Media Coverage of COVID-19 on Facebook, Twitter, and InstagramDigital Journalism, 9(9): 1261-1285. Available Open Access.

Mihelj, S., Kondor, K., and Štětka, V. (2021) Audience engagement with COVID-19 news: The impact of lockdown and live coverage, and the role of polarizationJournalism Studies 23(5-6): 569-587. Available Open Access.

Mihelj, S., Kondor, K., and Štětka, V. (2022) Establishing trust in experts during a crisis: Expert trustworthiness and media use during the COVID-19 pandemicScience Communication, 44(3): 292-319. Available Open Access.

Numerato, D., Vochocová, L., Štětka, V., & Macková, A. (2019). The vaccination debate in the “post‐truth” era: social media as sites of multi‐layered reflexivity. Sociology of health & illness, 41, 82-97. Available open access.

Rothberg, D., V. L. Ferreira, A. J. Muniz, A. V. M. Mendonça (2022) Evaluating the effectiveness of health communication: a proposed tool for evaluating sexually transmitted infections (STI) prevention campaigns, Interface-Comunicação, Saúde, Educação, Vol. 26. Available Open Access.

Theocharis, Y., Cardenal, A., Jin, S., Aalberg, T., Hopmann, D. N., Strömbäck, J., … & Štětka, V. (2021). Does the platform matter? Social media and COVID-19 conspiracy theory beliefs in 17 countries. New Media & Society, Online First. Available open access.

Van Aelst, P., Toth, F., Castro, L., Štětka, V., Vreese, C. D., Aalberg, T., … & Theocharis, Y. (2021). Does a crisis change news habits? A comparative study of the effects of COVID-19 on news media use in 17 European countries. Digital Journalism, 9(9), 1208-1238. Available open access.

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