PersCom at virtual ICA 2021

The upcoming 71th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) will be a virtual conference to be held from 27 to 31 May. Several PersCom researchers will present their latest work online. We are proud to have 16 presentations at this year’s conference on a large variety of topics. Below you can find an overview of all presentations. Please do not hesitate to contact the presenters if you want more information.

Presentations (in a random order)

 Session: ICA Fellows Panel Talks: Psychology, Communication Influence, and Social Interaction

Author: Peter Neijens

 

Session: HIGH-DENSITY: Health Information Needs, Sources, and Diffusion

Division: Health Communication

Title: Sick for Information? Information Needs and Media Use of the Dutch Public During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: Fam te Poel, Annemiek Linn, Susanne Baumgartner, Liset van Dijk, Eline Smit

 

Session: HIGH-DENSITY: Advertising and Authenticity

Division: Information Systems

Title: Investigating the Roles of Privacy Concern and OBA Knowledge in the Effects of Online Behavioral Advertising: A Comparative Study of China and the Netherlands

Authors: Dong Zhang, Hilde Voorveld, Sophie Boerman

 

Session: Promising Early Career Papers of Information Systems

Division: Information Systems Division

Title: Share Versus Read: Delineating Share-Forward and Click-Through of News Information on Social Media

Authors: H. Y. Chan, C. Scholz, E. Baek, M. B. O’Donnell, E.B. Falk

 

Session: HIGH-DENSITY: Methodological Advances in Communication Science and Biology

Division: Communication Science & Biology Interest Group

Title: Being the Gatekeeper: How Neural Encoding of Information is Affected Durng Sharing Decisions

Authors: H. Y. Chan, C. Scholz, E. Baek, M. B. O’Donnell, E.B. Falk

 

Session: Top Student Papers in Communication and Technology

Division: Communication and Technology

Title: Biased by Being There: The Persuasive Impact of Spatial Presence on Cognitive Processing

Authors: Priska Breves

 

Session: Influencers and Reviewers

Division: Information Systems

Title: Social Media Influencers as Hidden Persuaders. The Impact of Non-Followers’ and Followers’ Parasocial Relationships on Persuasive Processes and Advertising Effectiveness

Authors: Priska Breves, Nicole Liebers, Bernadette Motschenbacher, Leonie Reus

 

Session: Promising Student Papers of Information Systems

Division: Information Systems

Title: Blind Trust? The Importance and Interplay of Parasocial Relationships and Advertising Disclosures in Explaining Persuasive Effectivity of Influencers on Their Followers

Authors: Priska Breves, Jana Amrehn, Anna Heidenreich, Nicole Liebers, Holger Schramm

 

Division: Health Communication

Title: A health crisis in the age of misinformation: How media and misperceptions affect our behavior

Authors: Corine Meppelink, Linda Bos, Mark Boukes, Judith Möller

 

Division: Information Systems

Title: Available thus true? The role of the availability heuristic in the effectiveness of vaccination narratives

Authors: Lisa Vandeberg, Corine Meppelink, José Sanders, Marieke Fransen

 

Session: Panel “Persuasive Messaging to Curb the COVID-19 Pandemic and Infodemic: Questions and Lessons from around the Globe”

Division: Health Communication

Title: Effective Health Communication – A Key Factor in the Battle against COVID-19

Authors: Julia van Weert, Thabo van Woudenberg, Marijn de Bruin, Moniek Buijzen, Mattijs Lambooij, Roy Hendrikx, Martine Bouman, & Bas van den Putte

 

Session: In the Crowds We Trust: Credibility in Social Media and Online News

Division: Communication and Technology

Title: WhatsApp Marketing: A Study on WhatsApp Brand Communication and the Role of Trust in Self

Authors: Brahim Zarouali, Anna Brosius, Natali Helberger, Claes Vreese

 

Session: Science and Skeptics: Persuasion Processes in Computer-Mediated Channels

Division: Communication and Technology

Title: Introducing the Algorithmic Persuasion Framework (APF) in Online Communication: Conceptualization, Framework, and a Future Research Agenda

Authors: Brahim Zarouali, Sophie Boerman, Hilde Voorveld, Guda Van Noort

 

Session: Strategies to Engage the Audience

Division: Journalism Studies

Title: Assessing Predictors of (Topical) News Avoidance and User-Driven Counter Strategies With a Longitudinal Chatbot Survey

Authors: Jakob Ohme, Theo Araujo, Brahim Zarouali, Claes de Vreese

 

Session: How Candidates Use Facebook Ads in Elections

Division: Political Communication

Title: (Tar)getting You: Understanding How Political Actors Use Microtargeted Messages

Authors: Sanne Kruikemeier, Susan Vermeer, Nadia Metoui, Tom Dobber, Brahim Zarouali

 

Session: New Insights From Systemic Reviews of the Health Communication Literature

Division: Health Communication

Title: Factors Motivating and Impeding Medication-Related Clinical Decision Support System Usage Among Clinicians: A Systematic Review

Authors: Leonie Westerbeek, Kimberley Ploegmakers, Gert-Jan de Bruijn, Annemiek Linn, Julia Weert, Joost Daams, Nathalie Velde, Henk Weert, Ameen Abu-Hanna & Stephanie Medlock

Awards:

  • Priska Breves & co-uathors, Promising Student Paper award of Information Systems for paper titled: Blind Trust? The Importance and Interplay of Parasocial Relationships and Advertising Disclosures in Explaining Persuasive Effectivity of Influencers on Their Followers
  • Priska Breves, Top Student Paper of Communication and Technology for paper titled: Biased by Being There: The Persuasive Impact of Spatial Presence on Cognitive Processing
  • Hang Yee Chan, Christin Scholz & co-authors, Promising Early Career Paper award of Information Systems for paper titled: Share Versus Read: Delineating Share-Forward and Click-Through of News Information on Social Media