Photographer: Bram Belloni

dr. D.C. (Damian) Trilling


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    CW : Political Communication & Journalism
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Room number: C8.00
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15791
    1001 NG  Amsterdam
  • d.c.trilling@uva.nl
    T: 0627827904
    T: 0648133576

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2018

  • Jonkman, J. G. F., Trilling, D., Verhoeven, P., & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). More or less diverse: An assessment of the effect of attention to media salient company types on media agenda diversity in Dutch news paper coverage between 2007 and 2013. Journalism, 19(11), 1608-1627. DOI: 10.1177/1464884916680371  [details] 
  • Boumans, J. W., Trilling, D. C., Vliegenthart, R., & Boomgaarden, H. G. (2018). The agency makes the (online) news world go round: The impact of news agency content on print and online news. International Journal of Communication : IJoC, 12, 1768-1789.
  • Kroon, A. C., Trilling, D. C., Vliegenthart, R., & van Selm, M. (in press). Biased media? How news content influences age discrimination claims. European journal of Ageing.
  • Möller, J., Trilling, D., Helberger, N., & van Es, B. (2018). Do not blame it on the algorithm: An empirical assessment of multiple recommender systems and their impact on content diversity. Information Communication and Society, 21(7), 959-977. DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2018.1444076  [details] 
  • Strycharz, J., Strauss, N., & Trilling, D. (2018). The Role of Media Coverage in Explaining Stock Market Fluctuations: Insights for Strategic Financial Communication. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 12(1), 67-85. DOI: 10.1080/1553118X.2017.1378220  [details] 
  • Trilling, D., & Boumans, J. (2018). Automatische inhoudsanalyse van Nederlandstalige data: Een overzicht en onderzoeksagenda. Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap, 46(1), 5-24. [details] 
  • Trilling, D., & Jonkman, J. G. F. (2018). Scaling up content analysis. Communication Methods and Measures, 12(2-3), 158-174. DOI: 10.1080/19312458.2018.1447655  [details] 
  • Günther, E., Trilling, D. C., & van de Velde, R. N. (2018). But how do we store it? Data architecture in the social-scientific research process. In C. M. Stuetzer, M. Welker, & M. Egger (Eds.), Computational social science in the age of Big Data. Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 161-187). Cologne: Herbert von Halem.
  • Thurman, N., Möller, J. E., Helberger, N., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). My Friends, Editors, Algorithms, and I: Examining audience attitudes to news selection. Digital Journalism. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2018.1493936 

2017

  • Dobber, T., Trilling, D., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2017). Two crates of beer and 40 pizzas: the adoption of innovative political behavioural targeting techniques. Internet Policy Review, 6(4). DOI: 10.14763/2017.4.777  [details] 
  • Burggraaff, C., & Trilling, D. (2017). Through a different gate: An automated content analysis of how online news and print news differ. Journalism. DOI: 10.1177/1464884917716699 
  • Boukes, M., & Trilling, D. (2017). Political relevance in the eye of the beholder: Determining the substantiveness of TV shows and political debates with Twitter data. First Monday, 22(4). DOI: 10.5210/fm.v22i4.7031  [details] 
  • Trilling, D., Tolochko, P., & Burscher, B. (2017). From newsworthiness to shareworthiness: How to predict news sharing based on article characteristics. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 94(1), 38-60. DOI: 10.1177/1077699016654682  [details] 
  • Trilling, D., van Klingeren, M., & Tsfati, Y. (2017). Selective exposure, political polarization, and possible mediators: Evidence from the Netherlands. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 29(2), 189-213. DOI: 10.1093/ijpor/edw003  [details] 

2016

  • Zuiderveen Borgesius, F. J., Trilling, D., Möller, J., Bodó, B., de Vreese, C. H., & Helberger, N. (2016). Should We Worry about Filter Bubbles? Internet Policy Review, 5(1). DOI: 10.14763/2016.1.401  [details] 
  • Boumans, J. W., & Trilling, D. (2016). Taking stock of the toolkit: an overview of relevant automated content analysis approaches and techniques for digital journalism scholars. Digital Journalism, 4(1), 8-23. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2015.1096598  [details] 
  • Moeller, J., Trilling, D., Helberger, N., Irion, K., & De Vreese, C. (2016). Shrinking core? Exploring the differential agenda setting power of traditional and personalized news media. Info, 18(6), 26-41. DOI: 10.1108/info-05-2016-0020  [details] 
  • Möller, J. E., Trilling, D. C., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2016). Shrinking core? Exploring the differential agenda setting power of traditional and personalized news media. In EUROCPR Brussels
  • Trilling, D., Bos, L., Janse van Rensburg, L., & de Groot, M. S. (2016). Hufterigheid en democratisch debat in online comments op verschillende platforms. Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap, 44(3), 210-230. [details] 
  • Moura Medeiros, D. M., Bastian, M., & Trilling, D. C. (2016). Talking with and about politicians on Twitter: An analysis of tweets containing @-mentions of candidates in the Brazilian presidential elections. Revista Latinoamericana de Opinión Pública, 6, 89-115.

2015

  • Trilling, D. (2015). Two different debates? Investigating the relationship between a political debate on TV and simultaneous comments on Twitter. Social Science Computer Review, 33(3), 259-276. DOI: 10.1177/0894439314537886  [details] 
  • Trilling, D., & Schoenbach, K. (2015). Challenging selective exposure: do online news users choose sites that match their interests and preferences? Digital Journalism, 3(2), 140-157. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2014.899749  [details] 
  • Trilling, D., & Schoenbach, K. (2015). Investigating people’s news diets: how online news users use offline news. Communications : The European Journal of Communication Research, 40(1), 67-91. DOI: 10.1515/commun-2014-0028  [details] 

2013

  • Bakker, T., Trilling, D., de Vreese, C., Helfer, L., & Schönbach, K. (2013). The context of content: the impact of source and setting on the credibility of news. Recherches en Communication, 40, 151-168. [details] 
  • Trilling, D., & Schoenbach, K. (2013). Patterns of news consumption in Austria: how fragmented are they? International Journal of Communication : IJoC, 7, 929-953. [details] 
  • Trilling, D., & Schoenbach, K. (2013). Skipping current affairs: the non-users of online and offline news. European Journal of Communication, 28(1), 35-51. DOI: 10.1177/0267323112453671  [details] 

2018

  • Trilling, D., & Klingeren, M. V. (2018). Hoe polarisatie het gevolg kan zijn van selectieve mediablootstelling. Mens en Maatschappij, 93, 186-188. DOI: 10.5117/MEM2018.2.INDE 

2017

  • Trilling, D. C. (2017). Big Data, Analysis of. In J. Matthes (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods (Vol. 1). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118901731 

2016

2015

  • Zuiderveen Borgesius, F. J., Trilling, D., Möller, J., Bodó, B., de Vreese, C. H., & Helberger, N. (2015). Should We Worry about Filter Bubbles? An Interdisciplinary Inquiry into Self- and Pre-Selected Personalised Communication. Paper presented at Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2015, .

2014

  • Trilling, D. (2014). Grenzen der Selektivität: kann der Selective-exposure-Ansatz komplementäre und komplexe Nutzungsmuster erklären? In K. Kleinen-von Königslöw, & K. Förster (Eds.), Medienkonvergenz und Medienkomplementarität aus Rezeptions- und Wirkungsperspektive (pp. 77-92). Baden-Baden: Nomos. [details] 
  • Trilling, D. (2014). Weg vom manuellen Speichern: RSS-Feeds in der automatisierten Datenerhebung bei Online-Medien. In K. Sommer, M. Wettstein, W. Wirth, & J. Matthes (Eds.), Automatisierung in der Inhaltsanalyse (pp. 73-89). (Methoden und Forschungslogik der Kommunikationswissenschaft; No. 11). Köln: Herbert von Halem Verlag. [details] 

2013

  • Bastian, M., & Trilling, D. (2013). An unfulfilled promise: Twitter and the dictatorial past in Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Políticas de Comunicação, 4, 51-68. [details] 

2015

  • Trilling, D. (2015). [Review of: S. Hölig (2014) Informationsorientierte Kommunikationsmodi zwischen Massen- und interpersonaler Kommunikation]. Medien- & Kommunikationswissenschaft, 63(3), 429-430. DOI: 10.5771/1615-634X-2015-3-419  [details] 

2018

  • Möller, J. E., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). Personalized news repertoires. Abstract from Amsterdam Privacy Conference, UvA, .
  • Trilling, D. C., Möller, J. E., van de Velde, R. N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2018). Reading a bit about everything or everything about a bit? Assessing the breadth and depth of online news use through combined survey and tracking data. Abstract from Integrating and Analyzing Data from Surveys and Social Media, Bochum, Germany.
  • Boumans, J. W., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). Automated analysis of Dutch-language based texts: An overview and research agenda. Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Boumans, J. W., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). Automatische inhoudsanalyse van Nederlandstalige data: Een overzicht en onderzoeksagenda. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Dobber, T., Trilling, D. C., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2018). Spiraling into electoral trouble: The reciprocal relation between attitude towards political behavioral targeting and privacy concerns. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Dobber, T., Trilling, D. C., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2018). Spiraling into electoral trouble: The reciprocal relation between attitude towards political behavioral targeting and privacy concerns. Paper presented at ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Möller, J. E., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). Expecting the unexpected: Conceptualizing diversity as relative distance in a multidimensional feature space. Abstract from ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Trilling, D. C., Möller, J. E., van de Velde, R. N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2018). Reading a bit about everything or everything about a bit? Assessing online news use through combined survey and tracking data. Paper presented at ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Trilling, D., Velde, B. V. D., Kroon, A. C., Loecherbach, F., Araujo, T., Strycharz, J., ... Jonkman, J. (2018). INCA: Infrastructure for content analysis. Abstract from 14th eScience international IEEE conference, .
  • Henkel, I., Thurman, N., Möller, J. E., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). Mere "electricians"? How the professional values of online journalists compare against those of their offline counterparts. Abstract from 7th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Lugano, Switzerland.
  • Hennessey, E., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). "A question about life": An analysis of Irish media’s stance on the 8th amendment. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Loecherbach, F., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). It takes three to tango: The interplay of political press releases, Facebook, and press coverage in the Netherland. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Loecherbach, F., & Trilling, D. (2018). 3bij3: A framework for testing effects of recommender systems on news exposure. Poster session presented at 14th eScience international IEEE conference, .
  • Thurman, N., Helberger, N., Möller, J. E., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). My friends, editors, algorithms, and I: A multi-level analysis of audience attitudes to news selection. Paper presented at ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Thurman, N., Möller, J. E., Helberger, N., & Trilling, D. C. (2018). How can we square the filter bubble?. Abstract from ICA, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • van Klingeren, M., Trilling, D. C., & Möller, J. E. (2018). Can we find our public sphere on Twitter? A comparison of public opinion and the Twittersphere during the 2016 Dutch Ukraine referendum. Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
  • van Klingeren, M., Trilling, D. C., & Möller, J. E. (2018). Twitter and the public. How does the Twittersphere represent and influence public opinion during the 2016 Dutch Ukraine referendum?. Abstract from 7th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Lugano, Switzerland.

2017

  • Strycharz, J., Strauß, N., & Trilling, D. C. (2017). Media coverage and share price volatility: Is it only attention that matters?. Abstract from International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, United States.
  • Strycharz, J., Strauß, N., & Trilling, D. C. (2017). Media coverage and share price volatility: Is it only attention that matters?. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Boumans, J. W., & Trilling, D. C. (2017). Tracing Patches: Introducing a Semi-Automated Approach to Analyze Journalists’ Processing of Source Material. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Dobber, T., de Vreese, C. H., Helberger, N., & Trilling, D. C. (2017). Data as a crystal ball: Predicting votes and targeting voters. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Jonkman, J. G. F., Trilling, D. C., Vliegenthart, R., & Verhoeven, P. (2017). Intrinsically Newsworthy? How Corporate Characteristics Affect Corporate Visibility and Tone in News About Large Firms. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Möller, J. E., & Trilling, D. C. (2017). Algorithmic news recommendation: Assessing different dimensions of content divers ity. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Möller, J. E., & Trilling, D. C. (2017). Simulating who sees what: Dismantling the babooshka doll of layers of diversity in news recommender systems. Abstract from International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, United States.
  • Möller, J. E., Trilling, D. C., Helberger, N., & van Es, B. (2017). Do news recommenders foster filter bubbles? An empirical assessment of multiple recommender systems and their impact on content diversity. Abstract from International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2), Cologne, Germany.
  • Trilling, D. C. (2017). So you’re not using some program but you’re teaching them how to program?. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Trilling, D. C., & Jonkman, J. G. F. (2017). Scaling up content analysis. Abstract from International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, United States.
  • Trilling, D. C., Möller, J. E., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2017). From one-size-fits-all to tailor-made distribution channels: New divides?. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
  • Trilling, D. C., van de Velde, R. N., & Günther, E. (2017). But how do we store it? (Big) Data architecture in the social-scientific research process. Abstract from International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, United States.
  • Lee, H., Trilling, D. C., & Fransen, M. L. (2017). Using content analysis to measure resistance towards persuasion. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.

2016

  • Boumans, J. W., Trilling, D. C., Vliegenthart, R., & Boomgaarden, H. (2016). The Agency Makes the (Online) News World Go Round: The Impact of News Agency Content on Print and Online News. Poster session presented at GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium, Cologne, Germany.
  • Möller, J. E., Trilling, D. C., Helberger, N., & de Vreese, C. H. (2016). From one-size-fits-all to tailor-made distribution channels: New divides. Abstract from ECREA's 6th European Communication Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Möller, J. E., Trilling, D. C., Helberger, N., Irion, K., & de Vreese, C. H. (2016). Shrinking core? Exploring the differential agenda setting power of traditional and personalized news media. Paper presented at EuroCPR, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Trilling, D. C. (2016). Conceptualizing and Measuring News Exposure as Network of Users and News Items. Abstract from 18th Annual Conference of the Methods Division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Trilling, D. C. (2016). Conceptualizing and measuring news exposure as network of users and news items. Poster session presented at GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium, Cologne, Germany.
  • Trilling, D. C. (2016). Media diets in an age of apps and social media: Dealing with a third layer of repertoire elements. Abstract from ECREA's 6th European Communication Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Verhoeven, P., Trilling, D. C., Jonkman, J. G. F., Kroon, A. C., van der Meer, G. L. A., & Boumans, J. W. (2016). Elite companies in the news. Visibility and tone about the ten biggest corporations in The Netherlands in 2014. Abstract from ECREA Conference 2016, Prague, .
  • Burggraaff, C., & Trilling, D. C. (2016). Not only through a different gate: An automated content analysis of how the content of online news and print news differs. Abstract from NEFCA Workshop "Wanted. Dead or Alive. Journalists, journalis and their audiences in a changing media landscape", Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Media appearance

  • Trilling, D. (01-09-2018). Interview dr. Damian Trilling - UvA: Bovenop het nieuws met HPC Cloud SURF Magazine. Magazine over ICT voor het onderwijs en onderzoek in Nederland. Interview dr. Damian Trilling - UvA: Bovenop het nieuws met HPC Cloud.
  • Trilling, D. (19-11-2017). Critix [Radio] FunX. Critix.
  • Trilling, D. (15-11-2017). Kritiek op aanpak van nepnieuws [Print] Het Parool. 'Mediawijsheid is het beste wapen in de strijd tegen nepnieuws'.
  • Trilling, D. (10-11-2017). Ook plaatselijke sufferdjes maken landelijk tongen los op sociale media, blijkt uit onderzoek [Print] de Volkskrant. Ook plaatselijke sufferdjes maken landelijk tongen los op sociale media, blijkt uit onderzoek.
  • Kroon, A. & Trilling, D. (12-09-2017). Anne en Damian - Artikelen lezen met Python. Anne en Damian - Artikelen lezen met Python.
  • Trilling, D. (29-07-2017). Afrekenen van nieuws straks bij Facebook Het Parool. Afrekenen van nieuws straks bij Facebook.
  • Trilling, D. (29-10-2016). Argos (item: "De informatiebubble van Facebook") [Radio] Radio 1, VPRO, Hilversum. Argos (item: "De informatiebubble van Facebook").

Journal editor

  • Trilling, D. (editor) (2018-2022). Computational Communication Research (Journal).

Talk / presentation

  • Trilling, D. (speaker) (30-7-2018). Choosing the right Method for the Task: Bottom-Up and Top-Down Approaches to Automated Content Analysis, Summer School Series on Methods for Computational Social Science 2018, Los Angeles, United States.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (26-10-2017). Algorithms, social ties, and own choices: Political information in a post-paper world, Social Media and Democracy: New Challenges for Political Communication Research, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (11-9-2017). Four-day workshop Automated Content Analysis with Python, Universiteit Antwerpen.
  • Trilling, D. (speaker) & Möller, J. E. (speaker) (16-6-2017). Waarom het verkeerd is om algoritmes de schuld te geven van filterbubbels, Bessensap, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (9-5-2017). Big Data – Why social scientists should care, Amsterdam Research Initative.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (1-5-2017). Two-day workshop Automated Content Analysis with Python, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (10-4-2017). Filter bubbles are overrated, VU University.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (27-3-2017). Het verhaal van de filter bubble. Wat klopt, wat niet klopt, en wat je zelf kan doen, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (22-3-2017). Verkiezingsmythes. Over de rol van social media, Social Media Club Utrecht.
  • Trilling, D. (invited speaker) (31-1-2017). Two-day workshop Automated Content Analysis with Python, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).
  • Borgesius, F. (speaker), Kruikemeier, S. (speaker), Dobber, T. (speaker), Möller, J. E. (speaker), Bodó, B. (speaker), Trilling, D. C. (speaker) & Helberger, N. (speaker) (23-9-2016). Political microtargeting, IViR leestafel at the Institute for Information Law.
  • Helberger, N. (invited speaker), Zuiderveen Borgesius, F. (invited speaker), Möller, J. (invited speaker), Bodo, B. (invited speaker), de Vreese, C. (invited speaker) & Trilling, D. C. (invited speaker) (2015). Should we worry about filterbubbles? An interdisciplinary inquiry into self- and pre-selected personalised communication, Amsterdam Privacy Conference, Amsterdam.
  • Trilling, D. C. (invited speaker) (1-12-2015). From word frequencies to topic modeling: Applying automated content analysis techniques to short social media messages, Invited lecture at the Pre-symposium Workshop "Studying the Use of Twitter in Political Communication" at the GESIS Computational Social Science Winter Symposium, Cologne, Germany.
  • Trilling, D. C. (invited speaker) (27-11-2015). Packing and unpacking the bag of words: Introducing a toolkit for inductive automated frame analysis., Invited lecture at the IdeaLabs Symposium "Social media: incubators of a renewed news media landscape?", Leuven, Belgium.
  • Trilling, D. C. (invited speaker) (22-9-2015). Meer dan sentimentscores: Inzichten destilleren uit een enorme hoeveelheid data, Presentation at the Jaarbijeenkomst van het Nederlandstalig Platform voor Surveyonderzoek (NPSO), Amsterdam.
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