14 March, 2024 - Hajo G. Boomgaarden’s lecture on “The challenge of measuring disinformation”

On March 14, Hajo G. Boomgaarden gave a lecture at the HUN-REN Centre for Social Sciences Institute for Political Science. The title of his lecture was “The challenge of measuring disinformation.” 

Hajo G. Boomgaarden is Professor of Methods in the Social Sciences with a focus on Text Analysis at the Department of Communication, University of Vienna. Much of his work revolves around the analysis of (news) media coverage and its effects on political cognitions, attitudes and behaviour. He has co-authored more than 40 articles in international journals and numerous book chapters. As Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Vienna, Hajo Boomgaarden deals with further advancements of computerized methods of text analysis and multimedia analysis, in addition to his ongoing work on political communication.