Research

Publications

Urman, A. (2019). Context matters: political polarization on Twitter from a comparative perspective. Media, Culture & Societyhttps://doi.org/10.1177/0163443719876541

Urman, A. (2019). News Consumption of Russian Vkontakte Users: Polarization and News Avoidance. International Journal Of Communication, 13, 25. Retrieved from https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/11161

Papers under review

There can be only one truth: Ideological segregation and online news communities in Ukraine. Urman A. and Makhortykh M.

Transnationalisation patterns in online media consumption of the far-right Twitter users in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Urman A.

Conference presentations

  • November 2019 [Accepted for presentation] – Veritas ex machina: A critical review of automated approaches for detecting political disinformation online (Makhortykh M., Urman A., Christner C., Gil-Lopez T.) – Annual Conference of the German Communication Association’s Division “Digital Communication”, Berlin
  • September 2019 – 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 [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 – 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 [Poster] – WebTrack – tracking users’ online information behavior while screen-scraping content (Aigenseer V., Adam S., Maier M., Urman A., Christner C., Makhortykh M., Gil-Lopez T.) – 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