Articles by Thomas Meyer

12 2021

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

Thomas Meyer
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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Thomas Meyer
Professor of Comparative Politics at the Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin

Thomas's research and teaching focuses on elections, political competition, voting behaviour, and coalition governance.

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