dr. J.A.C. Swart
Academic work experience
2018-now Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies, University of Groningen
2013-2017 PhD Candidate at the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies, University of Groningen
For my non-academic work experience, see LinkedIn.
2013-2017 PhD, Centre of Media and Journalism Studies, University of Groningen
2009-2011 MA in Journalism, University of Groningen (cum laude)
2006-2009 BA in International Relations, University of Groningen. Minor: Journalism
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2020 Tactics of algorithmic literacy. How young people understand and negotiate algorithmic news selection. AoIR, online.
2019 Practising news literacy. How young people develop and express knowledge, skills and competences around news on social media. Future of Journalism, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
2019 The news gap. Young people’s tactics for determining the reliability of political news. ICA, Washington D.C., USA.
2018 The relevance of news within different communities. Conversations on current affairs in location, work and leisure-based social media groups. ICA, Prague, Czech Republic (first author of conference paper, paper presented by co-author prof.dr. Chris Peters).
2017 News conversations in the everyday. The connective role of current affairs in location-based, work-oriented and leisure-based social media communities. Future of Journalism, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
2017 Cross-mediaal nieuwsgebruik in het Nederlands taalgebied. [Cross-medial news use in the Dutch language area.] NeFCA: Wanted. Dead or alive. Journalists, journalism and their audiences in a changing media landscape. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2016 What feels like news to you? News use of millennials on social media platforms. ECREA, Prague, Czech Republic.
2016 New rituals for public connection. Audiences’ everyday experiences of digital journalism, civic engagement and social life. ECREA, Prague, Czech Republic.
2015 The changing faces of public connection. The impact of cross-media news use on civic engagement. U4, Groningen, The Netherlands.
2015 Frequently used, highly appreciated?: The value of news in people’s everyday lives. Future of Journalism, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
2019 What's it in for me? Thinking from the perspective of the news user - Noordelijke Dagblad Combinatie
2019 Digital literacy: Growing up with media – Research School for Media Studies
2019 Wat verwacht het publiek van de regionale omroep? [What does the public expert of the regional broadcaster?] – Omrôp Fryslân
2020 NWO Digital Society: The Informed Citizen grant (with prof.dr. Marcel Broersma and dr. Anna van Cauwenberge, €590.000)
2020 Team Science grant (with prof.dr. Marcel Broersma, prof.dr. Liesbet van Zoonen, dr. Jiska Engelbert, dr. Aodhán Kelly and Martine Schophuizen, MSc, €45.000)
2019 Writing-up grant, Faculty of Arts (personal grant; €5.000)
2021-now Editorial board member Digital Journalism
2019-now Vice-Chair en First Secretary of the dr. Catherine van Tussenbroek Fund, supporting female research talent in Dutch academia by awarding travel grants for research abroad
2019-now Member Postdoc Council Social Sciences and Humanities
2015-2017 Member PhD Council of the Graduate School for the Humanities
Other academic activities:
In the past 12 months, I have been reviewing articles ad hoc for the following journals:
New Media & Society
Information, Communication & Society
Media & Communication
Public Opinion Quarterly
In the media
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