INFOCORE - (In)forming conflict prevention: The role of media in violent conflict

Affiliated & Related Projects

MeCoDEM: Media, Conflict and Democratisation

MeCoDEM is a consortium of eight universities in Europe and Africa that focuses on investigating the role of media in democratization-related conflict. It is coordinated by Katrin Voltmer at the University of Leeds, and furthermore includes researchers at Ruhr University Bochum, the University of Hamburg, Oxford University, Rhodes University, Stockholm University, the University of Belgrade and the American University in Cairo. MeCoDEM is funded under the same EU FP7 call as INFOCORE.

RECORD: Frame Justification and Resonance in Conflict-Related Discourse

RECORD focuses on the role of frame resonance in conflict-related discourse. It is a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship project conducted by Christian Baden together with Tamir Sheafer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

VOX – Pol

The VOX-Pol Network of Excellence (NoE) is a European Union Framework Programme 7 (FP7)-funded academic research network focused on researching the prevalence, contours, functions, and impacts of Violent Online Political Extremism and responses to it.


Worlds of Journalism Study

Worlds of Journalism is a large international research network that investigates the comparative journalistic cultures, practices and performances of journalists around the world. It is chaired by Thomas Hanitzsch at LMU Munich and comprises researchers in more than 80 countries around the globe.

Imag(in)ing Conflict and its Resolution

Imag(in)ing Conflict and its Resolution is a doctoral research project that focuses on the visual representation of violent conflict in the news. It is supervised by INFOCORE team members Romy Fröhlich and Christian Baden, and located at LMU Munich.