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The first Lisbon Winter School for the Study of Communication took place from January 11-15, 2019 and was dedicated to the study of “Media and Populism.” We are thrilled to announce that the keynote talks from the inaugural Winter School are now available for download as a free e-Book. In addition to keynote transcripts, the e-Book includes a foreward by Barbie Zelizer and Nelson Ribeiro and an introduction by Jennifer R. Henrichsen.  "We share this volume in hopes that doing so...

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The first Lisbon Winter School for the Study of Communication took place from January 11-15, 2019 and was dedicated to the study of “Media and Populism.” The following is an overview of the inaugural program by Annenberg doctoral candidate Jennifer R. Henrichsen. PDF versions of keynote talks are available for download at the bottom of this page. The 2nd Lisbon Winter School, "Media and Uncertainty," will take place January 7-11, 2020. For more information follow this link: https://www.lisbonwinterschool.com  The Emergence of...

Video and transcript from the Center for Media at Risk Launch symposium: Journalism at Risk. Moderated by Michael X. Delli Carpini, panelists include Arzu Geybulla, Parker Higgins, Claire Wardle, Jay Rosen and Silvio Waisbord....