Articles by Katjana Gattermann

December 2, 2021

The media chooses who has won (and lost) an election – and it's not just based on objective electoral performance

Katjana Gattermann
Media reports on elections often refer to the 'winners' and 'losers'. Yet, especially in multi-party systems, there is often more than one way to interpret election results. How the media frames election results does not depend only on parties’ objective performance, write Katjana Gattermann, Thomas M. Meyer and Katharina Wurzer. It also depends on also on party ideology
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Katjana Gattermann
Assistant Professor of Political Communication and Journalism, Amsterdam School of Communication Research, Department of Communication Science, University of Amsterdam

Katjana's work addresses questions that concern the relationship between representatives and represented in changing societies across Europe, and particularly the role of information provided by traditional and new media in that relationship.

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