Francesca Arcostanzo is a digital researcher specialized in qualitative and quantitative social media analysis. Her main research interests concern political communication, public opinion and EU politicization. She has been a visiting student at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research and London-based Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM). She currently works as Digital Communications Specialist at the European Central Bank.
A cross-media analysis of Italian newspaper La Repubblica shows why newspapers’ “light” news is gaining the upper hand