Tragic events in the news: Representation, perception, and effects

1 September 2020 until 1 November 2024
Project type

This project investigates how the news media visually portrays violent and tragic events such as homicides, accidents, and natural disasters. In addition, we also study how audiences perceive and are (cognitively and emotionally) affected by different types of news photographs and videos.

Contact information


  • G.J. Ruhl Ibarra (Gabriela)