Research

Papers under review

News Consumption Among Russian Vkontakte Users: Polarization and News Avoidance. Urman A. Under review with the International Journal of Communication [Revise and Resubmit].

There can be only one truth: Ideological segregation and online news communities in Ukraine. Urman A. and Makhortykh M. Under review with Global Media and Communication.

Context Matters: Political Polarization on Twitter from a Comparative Perspective. Urman A. Under review with Media, Culture and Society.

Conference presentations

  • September 2019 [Accepted for presentation] – Trolls, bots and everyone else: Online disinformation campaigns and  2019 presidential elections in Ukraine (Makhortykh M. and Urman A.) – 3rd European Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science: Polarization and Radicalization (EuroCSS), ETH Zurich
  • September 2019 [Accepted as poster] – Transnationalisation patterns in media consumption of populist radical right parties’ Twitter followers in Germany, Switzerland and Austria (Urman A.) – 3rd European Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science: Polarization and Radicalization (EuroCSS), ETH Zurich
  • July 2019 [Accepted for presentation] – Online tracking tools for research purposes: A critical review of existing approaches (Urman A., Christner C., Adam S., Maier M.) – 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2), University of Amsterdam
  • July 2019 [Accepted as poster] – WebTrack – tracking users’ online information behavior while screen-scraping content (Aigenseer V., Adam S., Maier M., Urman A., Christner C.) – 5th International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2), University of Amsterdam
  • May 2019 – It’s All About Context: Political Polarization on Twitter and Electoral Systems (Urman A.) – 69th Annual ICA Conference, Washington, DC. Political Communication Division Top Student Paper Award
  • May 2019 – East is East and West is West: Ideological Segregation and Online News Communities in Ukraine (Urman A. and Makhortykh M.) – 69th Annual ICA conference, Washington, DC. Political Communication Division
  • December 2018 – Political Polarization on Twitter and Electoral Systems (Urman A.; Poster is available here) – 2nd European Symposium on Computational Social Science, GESIS, Cologne
  • December 2018 – There Can Be Only One Truth: Ideological Segregation and Online News Communities in Ukraine (Urman A. and Makhortykh M.; Poster is available here) – 2nd European Symposium on Computational Social Science, GESIS, Cologne
  • October 2018 – News consumption on social media in authoritarian regimes: polarization and political apathy (Urman A.; Presentation slides are available here) – Fourth annual International Journal of Press/Politics conference, University of Oxford
  • May 2018 – Propaganda Resistance Mechanisms in Russia: Conscious Fact-checking or Political Partisanship? (Urman A.) – Media Systems under Pressure: Recent Developments in Media Freedom in Central and Eastern Europe (Workshop), University of Amsterdam