During the international workshop „Mediatization of Politics“ in London on April 25 and 26, a new management team for the ECREA TWG „Mediatization“ was elected.
Nick Couldry decided to step down as vice chair as he will become head of the department at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK. Göran Bolin (Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden) has candidated as vice chair, Stig Hjarvard (formerly vice-chair) as chair. The election was held with the following suggestion for the new management team:
– Chair: Stig Hjarvard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
– Vice chair: Andreas Hepp, University of Bremen, Germany
– Vice chair: Göran Bolin, Södertörn University, Stockholm
– YECREA representative: Olivier Driessens, LSE, UK
The present members of the TWG „Mediatization“ voted according to the suggestions by the management team. Information on the new management team can be accessed here.