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Culture and Communication

Organisational unit: Research Group

IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaards Vej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark

Research Group Coordinator

Gitte Bang Stald (stald@itu.dk)

Organisation profile

The Culture & Communication Research group (C2) is constituted by scholars with an interdisciplinary research agenda positioned at the intersection of media and communication, culture and social science. The use, development, and social integration of digital media are investigated in broader social and cultural contexts, focusing on the way in which people use media and the cultural and social implications of media engagement at the level of society, groups, networks and individuals. The academic background and methods of the researchers originate from communication studies, media studies, sociology, psychology and information sciences, literary studies, cultural studies and the sociology of culture. The group investigates the contexts of technology use and identifies how existing technologies functions and develop as a result of the complex interplay of individual, social and cultural concerns, on both a local and global scale.

C2 is a platform for theoretical, methodological, and analytical discussions and collaborations across the various research foci and interests. Scholars affiliated with C2 are also working in research projects and research networks with focus on specific research problems, theoretical and methodological traditions. C2 serve as a forum for scholarly exchange, knowledge sharing, and inspiration and hence supports the work that is ongoing in the various research projects and – networks, and vice versa do the research groups and – networks build the scholarly foundation of C2.

C2 members engage in a broad variety of research projects and –networks. Four projects and networks are strongly represented in C2: DECIDIS (Democracy and Citizenship in Digital Society), Digital Joy, Death Online, and IT i Folkeskolen.

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Research outputs (193)

  1. Published

    ‘Fake news’ is the invention of a liar: How false information circulates within the hybrid news system

    Research output: Journal Article or Conference Article in JournalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Multi-Party Media Partisanship Attention Score. Estimating Partisan Attention of News Media Sources Using Twitter Data in the Lead-up to 2018 Italian Election

    Research output: Journal Article or Conference Article in JournalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Benchmarking API Costs of Network Sampling Strategies

    Research output: Conference Article in Proceeding or Book/Report chapterArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

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Research Activities (137)

  1. Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. What can today’s queer activists learn from ACT UP?

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. Post-truth Empiricism: On the new epistemologies and research affordances of social media

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in workshop, seminar, course

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