Anaëlle J. Gonzalez KU Leuven Drew P. Cingel UC Davis Laura Vandenbosch KU Leuven Reference Gonzalez, A. J., Cingel, D. P., & Vandenbosch, L. (2023). A Systematic Content Analysis of the Moral Foundations Featured in Celebrities’, Influencers’, and Athletes’ Instagram Content. Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2023, Enschede. Read (soon) Abstract Despite the attention that moral media content has received for many years, thus far, no research has systematically investigated the moral foundations featured in (visual) user-generated content. This is important, as exposure to moral content may influence the relative salience of different moral foundations among consumers, with implications for their

Anaëlle J. Gonzalez KU Leuven Desiree Schmuck KU Leuven Laura Vandenbosch KU Leuven Reference Gonzalez, A., Schmuck, D., & Vandenbosch, L. (2023). Posting and framing politics: a content analysis of celebrities’, athletes’, and influencers’ Instagram political content. Information, Communication & Society, Online Fir st. Read Abstract Instagram and its famous personae are nowadays an important news source for many users, which may stem from celebrities’ and influencers’ repeated engagement with political topics on their otherwise entertainment- or lifestyle-oriented accounts. Yet, to date, no study has systematically investigated the type and framing of this political content. This content analysis examined

Anaëlle J. Gonzalez KU Leuven Laura Vandenbosch KU Leuven Ann Rousseau KU Leuven Reference Gonzalez, A., Vandenbosch, L., & Rousseau, A. (2023). A Panel Study of the Relationships Between Social Media Interactions and Adolescents’ Pro-Environmental Cognitions and Behaviors. Environment and Behavior, 55(6–7), 1–34. Read Abstract Despite the circulation of climate content on social media, little longitudinal research has explored their relations with pro-environmental attitudes and behaviours. Considering that individual behaviours, in conjunction with structural change, are critical to mitigate climate change, this two-wave panel study among 657 adolescents examined how social media interactions (i.e. exposure, liking, commenting, sharing and