Research Objectives & Work Packages

Research Objectives

The main aim of project MEDI.CRISIS is to conduct primary, quality research in the field of digital media and refugee/ migration with a particular focus on Europe’s so-called refugee crises. Its main research objectives are:

a) Examine the power of visibility in the internet of key international news agencies and news media with a focus on their social media strategies;

b) Shed light on online journalistic, communication practices and strategies to diffuse information and reach audiences;

c) Examine ‘power’ in the media texts, exploring representations and frames;

d) Examine adherence/questioning of media power focusing on the reception of refugee-mediated representations. For a summary of the project here and for more information on the principal researcher here.