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Vreese, Claes de

Vreese, Claes de

Claes Holger de Vreese, born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1974. Ph.D. from University of Amsterdam. Professor of Political Communication, Amsterdam School of Communication Research, University of Amsterdam.

Fellow (1 September 2012 – 30 June 2013)

Media, Political Cynicism and Engagement in European Politics

Public support for and engagement in European politics are heavily discussed. Alongside a range of well-established predictors for (change in) public support, the role of the media and their coverage of EU politics has moved to the center stage. Depending on how the news media report about the EU, they may spark or reduce political cynicism and support for different aspects of European integration.

Selected Publications

De Vreese, C.H., Peter, J., & Semetko, H. A. (2001). Framing Politics at the launch of the Euro: A cross-national comparative study of frames in the news. Political Communication, 18 (2), 107-122.

De Vreese, C. H. & Boomgaarden, H. (2005). Projecting EU referendums: Fear of immigration and support for European integration. European Union Politics, 6 (1), 59‐82.

De Vreese, C. H. (Ed.) (2007) The dynamics of referendum campaigns in international perspective. London: Palgrave.

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