• Negativity about Europe: Does it propel parties’ media visibility?
    with Michaela Maier, Severin Jansen, and Beatrice Eugster
    Communications 46 (4): 564-587. 2021.
    In recent decades, the prevalence of negative communication has intensified across the world. In this article, we seek to understand the mechanisms that spread negativity about a unified Europe. We study the specific conditions under which negative party communication boosts media visibility, focusing on the role of country-specific party conflicts on European Union integration. Our analysis is based on content analysis data of parties’ press releases and media coverage in the 12 weeks preceding…Read more