Politicians as opinion leaders. How politicians' news sharing influences media trust and polarization. University of Antwerp
(Why) do politicians care about public opinion?Politicians' accountability beliefs: the missing link in explaining policy (in)congruence. University of Antwerp
Strategic Communication Timing by Politicians in Belgium. A Gatekeeping Study. University of Antwerp
It's a Matter of Timing. The Practice and Effectiveness of Strategic Communication Timing by Politicians in Belgium. University of Antwerp
Why are female politicians not making it into the news? And why do they get different coverage if they do? A comparative eight-country study. University of Antwerp
Cognitive biases in how managers and politicians use performance information: differences between actors and moderation by the hard or soft nature of performance management KU Leuven
Worldwide, governments have devoted resources to the introduction of performance management systems. At the core of those systems is performance information. Whereas a lot of studies have examined "why" managers and politicians use available performance information, knowledge gaps remain with regard to "how" they exactly use it. In other words, we do not yet know enough about how they concretely process and respond to that information. Such ...
How politics becomes news and news becomes politics. A comparative study among political journalists and politicians in Switzerland and the Netherlands. University of Antwerp
PlutarchU+2019s Politicians and the People: Popular Politics in the 'Parallel Lives' and the Greek Cities of the Roman Empire Ghent University
This project studies mass-elite relations in the Greek cities of the Roman empire by examining PlutarchU+2019s Parallel Lives, a second-century AD collection of biographies of Greek and Roman statesmen from classical Athens to Republican Rome. Up till now, historians have explored these biographies as sources on the periods they describe, whereas Plutarch scholars have focused on their function as a programme for moral ...
Does the journalist matter? A multi-method study on the influence of journalists' political gender stereotypes on the representations of male and female politicians in the news Ghent University
This project contributes to the literature by shedding light on the impact of political gender stereotypes among journalists on the representation of female politicians in Flemish news media, from an intersectional perspective. To do so, the project puts forward a multi-method research design combining quantitative content analysis, reconstruction interviews and a between-subjects survey experiment.