Award Best Method Paper – Fernández-García, B. and Salgado, S. (2020). Populism by the people: An analysis of online comments in Portugal and Spain. SMSociety’20: International Conference on Social Media and Society. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, United States, 210-219.


Gil de Zúñiga, H., Ardèvol-Abreu, A., and Casero-Ripollés, A. (2019). WhatsApp Political Discussion, Conventional Participation and Activism: Exploring Direct, Indirect and Generational Effects. Information, Communication & Society. DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2019.1642933


Gil de Zúñiga, H., Barnidge, M., and Diehl, T. (2018). Political Persuasion on Social Media: A Moderated Moderation Model of Political Disagreement and Civil Reasoning. The Information Society, 34(5) 302–315. DOI: 10.1080/01972243.2018.1497743 


Gil de Zúñiga, H., Huber, B., and Strauß, N. (2018). Social Media and Democracy. El Profesional de la Profesión, 27(6) 1172–1180 DOI: 1699-2407


Lilleker, D.G. and Liefbroer, M. (2018). ‘Searching for something to believe in’: Voter uncertainty in a post-truth environment. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 14 (3), 351-366.


Lilleker, D.G. and Bonacci, D. (2017). The structure of political e-expression: What the Brexit campaign can teach us about political talk on Facebook. International Journal of Digital Television, 8 (3), 335-350.


Salgado, S. (Ed.) (2019). Mediated Campaigns and Populism in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan.


Salgado, S., Bobba, G. (2019) News on Events and Social Media. A comparative analysis of Facebook users’ reactions. Journalism Studies. Published online 01 Mar 2019. DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2019.1586566.


Salgado, S. (2019) “Where’s populism? Online media and the diffusion of populist discourses and styles in Portugal”. In European Political Science, 18(1), 53-65. DOI: 10.1057/s41304-017-0137-4


Salgado, S. (2018) “Online media impact on politics. Views on post-truth politics and post-postmodernism”. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 14(3): 317-331. DOI:


Veneti, A., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D.G. (2019). Visual Political Communication. Springer.


Weeks, B., and Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2019). What’s Next? Six Observations for the Future of Political Misinformation Research. American Behavioral Scientist. DOI: 10.1177/0002764219878236


Zurutuza-Muñoz, C. and Lilleker, D. (2018). Writing Graffiti on the Facebook wall: Understanding the online discourse of citizens to politicians during the 2016 Spanish election. Communication and Society, 31 (3), 27-42.