A mini-conference on the processing of political information will take place at the department on March 21

Processing Political Information: Selection, Engagement, Inference and Effects

Organizer: Prof. Yariv Tsfati, University of Haifa

March 21 2017, 1200-1530, Room 7052, Rabin Building, University of Haifa

12:00 – 12:50

"Everyday dynamics in news selection and effects: An ambulatory assessment approach" Lukas Otto, Michaela Maier and Fabian Thomas, U. Koblenz-Landau, Germany

13:00- 13:50

"Ordinary citizens in the news: Media depiction, social inference and impersonal influence." Christina Peter, Ludwig-Maximillian U, Germany

14:00-15:30 

"I like what I see: Studying the influence of popularity cues on attention allocation and news selection", Shira Dvir-Gvirsman, Tel Aviv U

"Women politicians are more engaging: Male versus Female politicians’ ability to generate users’ engagement on social media during an election campaign", Moran Yarchi & Tal Samuel-Azran, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel
"Exploring the association between selective exposure and empathy: An update", Yariv Tsfati, U of Haifa

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