9:30 - Welcome/Coffee and Registration

Welcoming Address

Angeliki Monnier, Crem Director

Annika Sehl, Vice-Chair, ICA Journalism Studies Division

10:00 - Session I. Affective Publics (Ferrari Room)

4 Presentations of 10 min + Discussion

  • The Rhetoric of Q: An Aristotelian Analysis of the Founder of QAnon, Eric D. Milman, Texas Tech University
  • Police, Protesters,(Affective) Polarization? - Analyzing the Twittersphere ofthe G20Protests in Hamburg 2017 from a Network Perspective, Hendrik Meyer, University of Hamburg
  • Covid and Climate Change are Fake: Metanarratives of Identity Threat in Right-Wing Media Science Denial Messaging, Polly Straub-Cook, University of Washington
  • What does morality have to do with it? What Haidt and Moral Foundation Theory reveal about why white evangelical Christian women in the United States advocate for politician Donald J. Trump, Gayle Jansen Brisbane, California State University Fullerton

 Moderators: François Allard-Huver, Angeliki Monnier

11:15 - Coffee Break

11:30 - Session II. Journalistic Practices (Ferrari Room)

5 Presentations of 10 min + Discussion

  • Journalistic Innovation for the Hybrid Institution: Open-source Investigation of the January 6 U.S. Capitol Riot, Steve D. Reese & Chen Bin, University of Texas at Austin
  • Anti-migrant movementsin Doverand ‘citizen journalists’:the emergence of video activism, Matthijs Gardenier, Université Paul Valery Montpellier 3
  • The Affective Publics of #Hanau: Parajournalistic Actors’ Emotional Interpretations of the Far-right Terror Attack in Germany, Debora Medeiros & Margreth Lünenborg, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Digital Mobs, Bribery, and Lawsuits: External Pressure on Journalists and Its Effects on Journalistic Work, Lea Stahel, University of Zurich
  • Towards a Cohesive Theoretical Account of the Role and Impact of Countermedia in the Contemporary Information Sphere, Tobias Hopp, Gwenaëlle Beauvois, Patrick Ferruci & Niko Pyrhönen, University of Colorado

Moderators: Sébastien Mort, Céline Ségur

12:45 - Lunch (Finger Food, “Maison de l’Étudiant”)


13:45 - Session III. Populism and Discourse (Parallel Session, Ferrari Room)

4 Presentations of 10 min + Discussion

  • Populism in the Age of Social Networks: the Construction of Online Populist Discourse in the Election Campaign for the European Parliament in 2019. A Comparative Perspective, Nicoleta Pandelea, University of Bucharest
  • Post-truth, Postmodernism and Rhetoric: How Kenneth Burke Helps Us Understandfalse Narratives, Edward De Vooght, Ghent University
  • Manufacturing Hate: Social Media, Affective Politics and the Rise of Right-Wing Populism in Malaysia, Wai Weng Hew, National University of Malaysia
  • Neo Populism and Hybridization of Old and New Medialogics: From Posters and Signson the Streets to Shared Visual Artefacts on Social Media. The case of France Unbowedand the National Rally, Morgane Belhadi, Université de Lorraine

Moderators: Nicolas Hubé, Bérengère Stassin

Research Escalator 1 (Parallel Session, Room 005)

  • Connectors and Disconnectors - The Social Stratification of Public Lifestyles, Morten Fischer Siversten, Roskilde Universitet
  • “Do Our Jobs for Us for a Low Monthly Fee”: The Politics-Reinforcing Recursive Commodification of the Babylon Bee, Parker Bach, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • The New Paths of Dis/Information. Case Study: the MMR Vaccination Hesitancy, Mihaela Muresanu, University of Bucharest
  • How Do You Value the Competing Debate Frames? – Supporting Civic Agency Through a New Genre of Journalistic Frame-Checking, Christina Pontoppidan, University of Southern Denmark

Discussants: François Allard-Huver, Angeliki Monnier, Marie Tomaszewski, Julie Dandois

15:00 - Coffee Break

15:15 - Session IV. Disinformation and Fake News (Parallel Session, Ferrari Room)

4 Presentations of 10 min + Discussion

  • The Public’s Appropriation of Multimodal Discourses of Fake News on Social Media, Ahmed Al-Rawi & Devan Prithipaul, Simon Fraser University
  • The Authenticity Matrix: How We Can Recognize Facebook Accounts with Inauthentic Behaviour, Bogdan Oprea, University of Bucharest
  • Enhancing Critical Media Literacy to Fight Conspiracy Theories: Testing the Effectiveness of Narrative Prebunking Interventions, Johanna Klapproth, Lena Frischlich & Thorsten Quandt, University of Münster
  • Sensationalism and Covid-19 Misinformation: An Analysis of Sensationalism Elements in Online Misinformation Content, LaRissa Lawrie & Shuhua Zhou, University of Missouri

Moderators: Nicolas Hubé, Bérengère Stassin

Research Escalator 2 (Parallel Session, Room 005)

  • Identitarian Fear, the Fuel of Right-wing Propaganda in the Trump Era, Pierre Mourier, Université Lumière Lyon 2
  • The Translation of Populism: Role Perceptionsand Journalistic Practices of Foreign Corre-spondents in France, Viviane Harkort, Universität Bremen
  • Technology Affordances and the Far-Right on Social Media: A Systematic Literature Review, Azade Esther Kakavand, University of Vienna
  • The Blame Game: The Role of Media Environments and Political Discussion in Americans’ Attribution of Blame for Interparty Conflict, Brianna Zichettella, Brian Weeks & Ariel Hasell, University of Michigan

Discussants: Sébastien Mort, Céline Ségur, Grégoire Gilloteaux-Martin, Jérémy Tourrette

16:30 - Wrap-up Talk (Ferrari Room): Prof. Dr. Thorsten Quandt, University of Münster, Germany, Director of Department of Communication (IfK) & Spokesman of the Center for Digitized Public Spheres Research (Zedoe)

17:30-18:30 - Guided Visit of Metz, in English (optional) (walk from the Preconference Site to the Train Station)

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