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Monitoring disinformation as it happens

The research and investigative work in EDMO BELUX provides high-quality input into ongoing academic and societal debates. Below, be provide a selective overview of works published by members of the project:

  • Mercenier, Heidi ; Wiard, Victor ; Dufrasne, Marie. Teens, social media and fake news: a user’s perspective. In: López-García, Guillermo, Politics of disinformation : the influence of fake news on public sphere,  2022
  • Jonas Lefevere, Henrik Bech Seeberg & Stefaan Walgrave (2020) Negatively Affecting Voters’ Issue Considerations. An Experimental Study of Parties’ Attack Communication, Political Communication, 37:6, 812-831, DOI: 10.1080/10584609.2020.1760407
  • Lefevere, J., Van Aelst, P., & Peeters, J. (2020). Campaigning Online and Offline: Different Ballgames? Politics of the Low Countries, 2(Online First). doi:10.5553/PLC/.000002
  • Ruben Vandenplas, Pauljan Truyens, Sarah Vis & Ike Picone (2021) Tuning Out the News. A Cross-Media Perspective on News Avoidance Practices of Young News Users in Flanders During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Journalism Studies, 22:16, 2197-2217, DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2021.1990788
  • Meyer, T., & Alaphilippe, A. (2021). One Year Onward: Platform Responses to COVID-19 and US Elections Disinformation in Review. EU DisinfoLab
  • Tom Willaert, Sven Banisch, Paul Van Eecke, and Katrien Beuls (2022). Tracking Causal Relations in the News: Data, Tools, and Models for the Analysis of Argumentative Statements in Online Media. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqab107
  • Tom Willaert, Paul Van Eecke, Jeroen Van Soest, and Katrien Beuls (2021). A Tool for Tracking the Propagation of Words on Reddit. Computational Communication Research, 3, 1, p. 117-132. https://doi.org/10.5117/CCR2021.1.005.WILL
  • Tom Willaert, Paul Van Eecke, Jeroen Van Soest and Katrien Beuls (2021). An Opinion Facilitator for Online News Media. Frontiers in Big Data, 4, p. 1-11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fdata.2021.695667
  • Tom Willaert, Paul Van Eecke, Katrien Beuls and Luc Steels (2020). Building Social Media Observatories for Monitoring Online Opinion Dynamics. Social Media + Society 6, 2, p. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305119898778