Media + Politics Workshop Series

Invitation-only workshops for media and politics faculty, researchers and students in the D.C. area.

The School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University (SMPA) is hosting a paper workshop series focused on media and politics.

Papers will be made available to participants a week in advance.

The invitation-only presentations take place at 3:45 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month starting Oct. 9, in Room MPA 308 at the School of Media and Public Affairs, 805 21st St. NW.

Refreshments will be served.

Interested in attending or presenting at a future session? Contact us for more information.

Media + Politics Workshop Series Schedule




Oct. 9

The Wisdom of Partisan Crowds

Ethan Porter, assistant professor, The George Washington University

Oct. 23

Big Data and Investigative Journalism

Trevor Davis, CEO, CounterAction

Nov. 13

Monitoring Demonization in US Media: A Semi-Automated System for Documenting Group Vilification

Babak Bahador, associate research professor and director of the Media and Peacebuilding Project, The George Washington University; senior lecturer, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)

Nov. 27

The Effect of Affect: Emotion, Cognition and the 2016 Election

Saif Shahin, assistant professor, American University




Jan. 22

Terry Flew, professor and assistant dean, Queensland University of Technology    

Feb. 12

Emma Briant, senior lecturer, University of Essex

Feb. 26

Leticia Bode, associate professor, Georgetown University

March 19

Steven Livingston, professor, The George Washington University 

March 26

Yamil Velez, assistant professor, The George Washington University

April 9

Liz Suhay, associate professor, American University

April 23