Non-profit organizations like Greenpeace or the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) play a key role when it comes to protecting the environment. But is the legitimacy of the actions of similar organizations compromised by their political institutionalisation? Read on to find the answer! Anke Wonneberger explores this topic in the chapter “Environmental non-profit […]
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What is the definition of a crisis? How can science help organizations overcome tough situations? And what is the common thing between Samsung and BP? Read on to find the answers from one of the most prominent crisis communication experts professor Timothy Coombs.
How are non-profit and for-profit organizations participating in the climate change debate on Twitte...
The difference in the purposes of non-profit and profit organizations determines their communication approaches. When it comes to their Twitter strategy in the context of climate change would they be more willing to share one-way information or try to engage the community in a dialogue? And how would they use Twitter’s features to achieve […]
Are you passionate about the topic of reputation management? If the answer is “yes”, keep reading to find out how you can participate in an exciting competition!
Have you ever wondered how organizational media orientation may affect external communication strategies? How organizations choose in which way to interact with the mass media? And to what extent relations between media orientations and external communication may differ among public, for-profit organisations and NPOs? Keep reading to find out answers to these questions.
Aarhus University is one of the leading university in Denmark with international reach covering the entire research spectrum. Now it offers full scholarships for three-year PhD study in Business Communication.
By: Wim J.L. Elving (ASCoR) In the summer of 2015 I was nominated and elected to become a member of the AW Page Society. AW Page Society is the world’s leading professional association for senior public relations and corporate communication executives and educators who seek to enrich and strengthen their profession.
As promised, we continue with our series PhD Insight. We already presented you dr. Jelle Boumans – one of the two people who successfully defended their dissertation in May this year. Now it is time to talk with dr. Toni van der Meer whose research topic was “Communication in Times of Crisis. The Interplay between […]
As the summer is coming to an end and the start of the new academic year is approaching, we have the pleasure to welcome two new members in our team. Take a look at their short introductions and join us in wishing them success at University of Amsterdam!
Every year the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) hands out the Baschwitz Article of the Year Award for Young Researchers. This award is established as an incentive to ASCoR PhD candidates, and is given for the best article published by an ASCoR PhD candidate. The winner for 2016 is Nadine Strauss and we had the […]