News from 2021
The Illiberal Turn project launches recommendations for journalists and policy makers
Building on original empirical evidence collected across the period of two years in four Central and Eastern European countries, The Illiberal Turn project is launching a report with practical recommendations for the development of media policies and journalistic practices with a potential to alleviate the negative consequences of polarization and populism currently observed both within and beyond the region.
Why COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy should fall as more people get the jab
Did you book your NHS COVID-19 vaccination on the phone? If you did, the first thing you heard was this automated message: “Thank you for your call. We are pleased so many people have responded to their invitations to get a COVID vaccination.”
Arguing with the people you love? How to have a healthy family dispute
Dr Jessica Robles, who is based in Communication and Media at Loughborough, and whose research involves discourse analysis of language and social interaction, has published an article on The Conversation about how to have a healthy family dispute.
New study shows how online endorsement could help address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
A third of the UK adult population intend to use social media and personal messaging to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a new, large scale, multi-university study involving Loughborough researchers has found.