Invited by the Catalan Associación of Journalists, based in Barcelona, I sat in a round table to talk about the prevalence of echo-chambers in the online domain. The discussion brough together journalists and academics who debated about the prevalence and severity of news cosumption patterns that conform our world view.
Featured Chart: Use of Facebook & WhatsApp Groups for News (% DNR 2019 by Reuters Institute)
We have published a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) where we show that mobile access to news has widened news diets and that ideological self-selection explains only a small percentage of co-exposure to news. Our newly published study resorts to an unprecedented combination
The Spanish Democracy Report (Informe sobre la Democracia en España) by Fundación Alternativas was launched 19 of October in Madrid. The document features a chapter by professor Sandra González-Bailón, University of Pennsylvania and myself including an analysis on modes of exposure to news information online (our chapter can be accessed
The videos of the panels of the The International Journal of Press/Politics annual conference are available on Youtube. They feature a range of interesting presentations from colleagues from 36 different countries. Here, I presented our work on political fragmentation on social media using a Structural Topic Model approach. This is