CCL at #ICA23 in Toronto


The CCL is thrilled to share our latest research findings at the 73rd Annual ICA Conference across various divisions, including Computational Methods, Political Communication, Communication and Technology, Mass Communication, and Information Systems.

Computational Communication Science Lab folks will be presenting 19 presentations at the 73rd Annual International Communication Association Conference revolving around the theme of Reclaiming Authenticity for Communication.


An overview of our presentations at #ICA23:

  • Balluff, P., Stecker, M., Boomgaarden, H., & Waldherr, ANamed entity networks in alternative media. May 29, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM; 2 - Provincial South (Sheraton)
  • Balluff, P., Stecker, M., Dinhopl, C., Lind, F., Boomgaarden, H., & Waldherr, A. Tool Demo: One tool to find them all. A community curated platform for text analysis tools and digital resources. May 28, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM; M - Maple East (Sheraton)
  • Bernhard, J., Tolochko, P., & Eberl, J.-M. Whose words are these? Measuring media bias and its effects using semantic spaces. May 29, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM; M - Maple West (Sheraton)
  • Betakova, D., Boomgaarden, H., & Lecheler, S. I cannot stand this anymore! Text characteristics of news articles informing about avoided topics and expressed news avoidance intentions. May 28, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM; M - Maple West (Sheraton)
  • Eberl, J.-M., Balluff, P., Oberhaensli, S., Bernhard, J., Huber, M., Fahr, A., & Boomgaarden, H. Work in progress: "Inseratenaffaire": Using a difference-in-differences approach to study the effects of political bribes on media reporting. May 29, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM; LC - Osgoode West (Sheraton)
  • Egelhofer, J. L., & Tolochko, P. Misrepresentation of scientific uncertainty. Automated analysis of (un)certainty in science communication across disciplines and platforms. May 28, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM; M - Maple East (Sheraton)
  • Greber, H. The democratic worthwhileness of interactive immersive journalism. May 28, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM; LC - Grand Ballroom West (Sheraton)
  • Kakavand, A., Righetti, N., & Waldherr, A. Different platforms, same community? Comparing far-right networks on social media. May 26, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM; M - York (Sheraton )
  • Kathirgamalingam, A., Lind, F., & Boomgaarden, H. Pushing the limits? Tracing long-term dynamics of racist language and imagery in German newspapers. May 29, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM; 2 - Huron (Sheraton)
  • Langmann, K., Stecker, M., Arnold, C., & Waldherr, A. Issue- and emotion-specific dynamics of social media hypes. May 29, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM; M - Maple West (Sheraton)
  • Lebernegg, N. S., & Bernhard, J. Cross-classifying political communication. An experiment. May 28, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM; M - Maple West (Sheraton)
  • Lühring, J., Shetty, A. B., Koschmieder, C., Garcia, D., Waldherr, A., & Metzler, H. Measuring emotions in misinformation studies: Distinguishing emotional state vs. response and misinformation recognition vs. susceptibility. May 28, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM; M - Birchwood Ballroom (Sheraton)
  • Maikovska, K., & Canevez, R. N. (2023, May 25-29). Exploring the temporal network of the pro-Ukrainian cyber army on Telegram. May 27, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM; M - Norfolk (Sheraton)
  • Saumer, M., Maikovska, K., Neureiter, A., Cepelova, A., van Scharrel, H., & Matthes, J. Angry tweets – How uncivil and intolerant elite communication affects political distrust and political participation intentions through negative emotions. May 26, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM; 2 - Simcoe (Sheraton)
  • Stecker, M., Balluff, P., Dinhopl, C., Lind, F., Boomgaarden, H., & Waldherr, A. R vs. Python: The use of software tools for computational communication research. May 28, 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM; 2 - Dominion South (Sheraton)
  • Stecker, M., & Boomgaarden, H. Were you talking about me? Comparing different approaches for capturing discussion of social groups in political texts. May 28, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM; M - Maple West (Sheraton)
  • Stoltenberg, D., Kligler-Vilenchik, N., de Vries, Kedem, M., Gur-Ze'ev, H., Pfetsch, B., & Waldherr, A. Leaning in or turning away? Differential patterns of Twitter use during early pandemic lockdown. May 28, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM; M - Willow East (Sheraton) 
  • Strömbäck, J., Lindgren, E., Damstra, A., Vliegenthart, R., Tsfati, Y., Boomgaarden, H., Broda, E., Lebernegg, N. S., & Galyga, S. Political opinion leaders in an age of misinformation: Are they more informed than others? May 28, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM; 4 - Yorkville West (Sheraton)
  • Weikmann, T. E., Greber, H., & Nikolaou, A. On being fooled: How deception through a deepfake affects the way we see, hear and experience media. May 28, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM; 2 - Dufferin (Sheraton)