Researcher Profile

Nora Theorin

WP III
Associate Researcher
Department of Political Science
University of Gothenburg
Nora Theorin is an associate researcher at the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. Moreover, Nora is a PhD candidate at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Gothenburg. She will defend her thesis titled: Us Versus Them and the Role of the Media. The Influence of Media on Attitudes Toward Migration in Europe in the fall of 2021. Nora’s research interests include public opinion formation, media effects, and migration.

Selected Publications

Castro, L., Strömbäck, J., Esser, F., Van Aelst, P., de Vreese, C., Aalberg, T., Cardenal, A. S., Corbu, N., Hopmann, D. N., Koc-Michalska, K., Matthes, J., Schemer, C., Sheafer, T., Splendore, S., Stanyer, J., Ste˛pin´ska, A., Štětka, V., & Theocharis, Y. (2021). Navigating High-choice European Political Information Environments: A Comparative Analysis of News User Profiles and Political Knowledge. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 1–33. https://doi.org/10.1177/19401612211012572
Theocharis, Y., Cardenal, A., Jin, S., Aalberg, T., Hopmann, D. N., Strömbäck, J., Castro, L., Esser, F., Van Aelst, P., de Vreese, C., Corbu, N., Koc-Michalska, K., Matthes, J., Schemer, C., Sheafer, T., Splendore, S., Stanyer, J., Stępińska, A., & Štětka, V. (2021). Does the platform matter? Social media and COVID-19 conspiracy theory beliefs in 17 countries. New Media & Society, 14614448211045666. https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448211045666
Theorin, N., Meltzer, C. E., Galyga, S., Strömbäck, J., Schemer, C., Eberl, J.-M., Lind, F., Heidenreich, T., & Boomgaarden, H. G. (2021). Does News Frame Affect Free Movement Attitudes? A Comparative Analysis. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 10776990211006792. https://doi.org/10.1177/10776990211006793
Van Aelst, P., Toth, F., Castro, L., Štětka, V., Vreese, C. de, Aalberg, T., Cardenal, A. S., Corbu, N., Esser, F., Hopmann, D. N., Koc-Michalska, K., Matthes, J., Schemer, C., Sheafer, T., Splendore, S., Stanyer, J., Stępińska, A., Strömbäck, J., & Theocharis, Y. (2021). Does a Crisis Change News Habits? A Comparative Study of the Effects of COVID-19 on News Media Use in 17 European Countries. Digital Journalism, 0(0), 1–31. https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2021.1943481