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PREPARE - Distributed and prepared. A new theory of citizens` public connection networks in the age of datafication.

Against the backdrop of fragmented political debate, algorithm-controlled social media and threats of propaganda and disinformation, PREPARE aims to better understand people's connection to the public.

PREPARE will run from 2023-2027.

Conference Panel
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NordMedia23 Panel on democratic theory

As part of the NordMedia conference 2023 in Bergen, PREPARE organized a panel on the project's theoretical ambitions.

Political twitter
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Seminar on microcelebrities' online political engagement

New PREPARE postdoctoral researcher Özlem Demirkol Tønnesen explains turkish political twitter.

ERC Consolidator Grant
Hallvard Moe

ERC Grant for new research project

How prepared are we to get correct information and be engaged when it is needed? Media professor Hallvard Moe has been awarded a prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to better understand citizen’s ability to get information and be engaged in democracy.

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Funded by the European Union (ERC, PREPARE, 101044464). Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Research Council Executive Agency. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them