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dr. A. (Alyt) Damstra

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
CW : Corporate Communication
Photographer: To Huidekoper

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number:C8.00
Postal address
  • Postbus 15791
    1001 NG Amsterdam
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  • Publications

    2019

    Damstra, A. (2019) Disentangling economic news effects: The impact of tone, uncertainty, and issue on public opinion. International Journal of Communication, 13(2019), 5205–5224. https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/12254

    Damstra, A. & Vliegenthart, R. (2019). Hard to get and hard to neglect. Geert Wilders en de Nederlandse pers. In: Voerman, G. & Vossen, K. (red.) Wilders Gewogen. 15 jaar reuring in de Nederlandse politiek (pp. 289-308). Amsterdam: Boom Uitgevers

    Damstra, A., Jacobs, L., Boukes, M. & Vliegenthart, R. (2019). The impact of immigration news on anti-immigrant party support: unpacking agenda-setting and issue ownership effects over time. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties. doi: 10.1080/17457289.2019.1607863

    Vliegenthart, R. & Damstra, A. (2019). Parliamentary Questions, Newspaper Coverage, and Consumer Confidence in Times of Crisis: A Cross-National Comparison. Political Communication, 36​(1), 17-35. doi: 10.1080/10584609.2018.1478472

    2018

    Damstra, A. & Boukes, M. (2018). The Economy, the News, and the Public: A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Economic News on Economic Evaluations and Expectations. Communication Research, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0093650217750971 

    Vliegenthart, R. & Damstra, A. (2018). Parliamentary Questions, Newspaper Coverage, and Consumer Confidence in Times of Crisis: A Cross-National Comparison. Political Communication, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10584609.2018.1478472 

    Damstra, A., Boukes, M. & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). The Economy. How Do the Media Cover It and What Are the Effects? A Literature Review. Sociology Compass, https://doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12579  

    Jacobs, L., Damstra, A., Boukes, M. & de Swert, K. (2018). Back to Reality: The Complex Relationship Btween Patterns in Immigration News Coverage and Real-World Developments in Dutch and Flemish Newspapers (1999-2015). Mass Communication and Society, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15205436.2018.1442479

    Damstra, A. & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). (Un)covering the economic crisis? Over-time and inter-media differences in salience and framing. Journalism Studies, 19(7), 983-1003. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1246377

    2016

    Damstra, A. & Tillie, J. (2016). How crosscutting weak ties are established—the case of Muslims in Europe. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42(2), 237-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2015.1102046

    2014

    Kolk, H. van der, Tillie, J., van Erkel, P., van der Velden, M., & Damstra, A. (2014). Dutch Parliamentary Election Study 2012. DANS KNAW.

    Celis, K., Erzeel, S., Mügge, L.M. & Damstra, A. (2014). Quota and Intersectionality: Ethnicity and Gender in Candidate Selection.  International Political Science Review, 35(1): 41-54. http://dx.doi: 10.1177/0192512113507733 

    2013

    Tillie, J., Koomen, M., van Heelsum A.,  & Damstra, A. EURISLAM (2013). Finding a Place for Islam in Europe. Cultural Interactions between Muslim Immigrants and Receiving Societies. Final integrated report. Brussels: EURISLAM.   

    Mügge, L.M. & Damstra, A. (2013). Gender en etniciteit in de Tweede Kamer: streefcijfers en groepsvertegenwoordiging.  Res Publica, 55(3): 339-358.

  • Publications

    2020

    • Damstra, A. (2020). De media als spelverdeler: Over partijen, issues en eigenaarschap. Socialisme en Democratie, 3, 42-49.
    • Damstra, A., & De Swert, K. (2020). The making of economic news: Dutch economic journalists contextualizing their work. Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919897161
    • Damstra, A., Boukes, M., & Vliegenthart, R. (2020). To credit or to blame: The asymmetric impact of government responsibility in economic news. International Journal of Public Opinion Research. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpor/edz054

    2019

    2018

    2016

    2018

    • Boukes, M., Damstra, A., & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). Economic news and consumer confidence: How media dependency theory explains the effects on economic perceptions. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
    • Boukes, M., Damstra, A., & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). Media dependency and the effects on consumer confidence: Studying media effects on economic perceptions by linking content analysis to panel survey data. Abstract from International Communication Association 68th Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
    • Damstra, A., & De Swert, K. (2018). The making-of economic news: Dutch economic journalists contextualizing their work. Paper presented at ECREA Bi-Annual Conference 2018, Lugano, Switzerland.
    • Damstra, A., Boukes, M., & Vliegenthart, R. (2018). The political consequences of economic news: A panel data study of the impact of economic news and economic perceptions on government support.. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Ghent, Belgium.
    • Vliegenthart, R., Damstra, A., Jonkman, J. G. F., & Boukes, M. (2018). Parliamentary questions, press agency coverage and consumer confidence: The moderating role of crisis severity. Paper presented at 7th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Lugano, Switzerland.

    2017

    • Damstra, A., & Boukes, M. (2017). The economy, the news, and the public. A longitudinal study of the impact of economic news on economic evaluations and expectations. Abstract from Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap, Tilburg, Netherlands.
    • Damstra, A., & Boukes, M. (2017). The economy, the news, and the public. Abstract from 67th International Communication Association Conference, San Diego, United States.
    • Damstra, A., Jacobs, L. C. N., Boukes, M., & Vliegenthart, R. (2017). The impact of immigration news on anti-immigration party support: Unpacking the agenda setting and issue ownership effects over time. Abstract from ECREA’s Political Communication Section Interim Conference, Zurich, Switzerland.
    • Jacobs, L. C. N., Damstra, A., Boukes, M., & De Swert, K. (2017). Reflection or distortion? The complex relationship between patterns in immigration news coverage and real-world developments in Flemish and Dutch newspapers. Abstract from ECREA Journalism Studies Conference, Odense, Denmark.

    2016

    • Damstra, A., & Boukes, M. (2016). The Economy, the News and the Public: A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Economic News on Economic Evaluations and Expectations. Abstract from ECREA's 6th European Communication Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

    2015

    • Damstra, A., & Vliegenthart, R. (2015). Media coverage of the economic crisis and its effects on political preferences and consumer confidence?. Abstract from Paper presented at the Political Communication Conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association, .

    Media appearance

    • Damstra, A. (24-03-2020). Wilders en Baudet: De slag om de pers [Web] De Hofvijver. Wilders en Baudet: De slag om de pers.
    • Damstra, A. (29-02-2020). Onderzoek UvA: Economisch nieuws vaak te negatief [Print] Parool & Algemeen Dagblad. Onderzoek UvA: Economisch nieuws vaak te negatief.
    • Damstra, A. (04-10-2019). Steun PVV stijgt als kranten over Wilders of immigratie schrijven [Web] Pointer. Steun PVV stijgt als kranten over Wilders of immigratie schrijven.
    • Damstra, A. (07-09-2019). Wilders gewogen: 15 jaar reuring in de Nederlandse politiek [Radio] NPO Radio1 Met het oog op morgen. Met het oog op morgen.
    • Damstra, A. (13-05-2019). "Ik zou die activisten wel één voor één een duwtje willen geven" [Web] Reporters online. "Ik zou die activisten wel één voor één een duwtje willen geven.".
    • Damstra, A. (29-03-2019). Rechtspopulisme en de media [Web] Stuk Rood Vlees podcast. Rechtspopulisme en de media.
    • Damstra, A., Jacobs, L. C. N., Boukes, M. & De Swert, K. (10-04-2018). Hoe Nederlandse en Vlaamse media berichten over immigratie (en welke invloed dat heeft op burgers) [Web] Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek. Hoe Nederlandse en Vlaamse media berichten over immigratie (en welke invloed dat heeft op burgers).
    • Boukes, M. & Damstra, A. (14-03-2018). Hoe beter het met de economie gaat, hoe minder journalisten erover schrijven. [Web] Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek. Hoe beter het met de economie gaat, hoe minder journalisten erover schrijven..

    2020

    • Damstra, A. (2020). Economic news: How it's made and how it matters. [details]
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