Joyce Stroobant

Joyce Stroobant earned a Master’s degree in Advanced Linguistics from Ghent University specialising in transitivity and the relation between language and extra-linguistic reality

Her PhD, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Karin Raeymaeckers, will focus on sourcing practices; particularly, Joyce will conduct a large-scale, quantitative content analysis to determine which elderly-related health issues, actors and sources are present in Flemish news media.

Complementary to this quantitative dimension, she will also develop a more qualitatively oriented frame and discourse analysis based on a subset of the data collected for the content analysis to explore in detail the identified discursive clusters on news that are specifically dealing with elderly-related health issues.



ABSTRACT | Medicalization versus own responsibility – a quantitative content analysis of health news ( download )

PRESENTATION | A quantitative content analysis of Belgian media: medicalization versus self-responsibility ( download )

ABSTRACT | Are hyperlinking practices in online health news healthy? A Belgian case study ( download )

ABSTRACT | A multi-perspective approach towards the role of mass media within the medicalisation process ( download )

Vijftigplussers in doolhof van gezondheidsinformatie ( download )

ABSTRACT | How features of hypertextuality and interactivity shape the relation between health journalists and their audiences ( download )

PRESENTATION | Search Engine Health News: Finding the News and Mapping the Links ( download )

PRESENTATION | Are hyperlinking practices in online health news healthy? A Belgian case study ( download )

JOURNAL ARTICLE | Tracing the sources: A comparative content analysis of Belgian health news ( download )

ABSTRACT | A multi-method evaluation of frictions between the normative ideal of transparency and journalistic praxis in health news ( download )

ABSTRACT | Looks Can Be Deceiving: Ordinary Citizens as Sources in Health News ( download )

Fake news is geen journalistiek probleem, al levert het journalisten wel problemen op ( download )

Research Report: Health News Media Monitoring ( download )

Fake News - What's in a name? ( download )


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