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Back from Istanbul: awards winners! - 27.09.2012
Euprera Jos Willems Awards and Best Paper Awards

We are back from the marvellous Istanbul, where the annual congress of Euprera took place. For those who couldn't join us, here the long list of winners!

Euprera Jos Willems Awards

Bachelor level: Tove Nordstrom, University of Greenwich, UK.
Tutor: Nicky Garsten.
Dissertation title: “Two-way communication potential of social media in public relations: Application by environmental NGOs”


Master level: Martin Höfelmann, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hannover, Germany.
Tutor: Wiebke Möhring.
Dissertation title: “Digital Public Affairs: A new way of strategic framing, dialogical communication and transparent lobbying?”

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Euprera Best Paper Awards

Starting from this year, Euprera awards the three best papers submitted for the annual congress. This year two papers got the same evaluation, as result we had four best papers:

  • Coombs and Holladay: “Faith-holders as Crisis Managers: The Costa Concordia Crisis Rhetorical Arena on Facebook”
  • Bronn and Dahlen: “Communication Managers as Strategists: Are They Making the Grade Yet? A View of How Other Leaders View Communication Managers and Communication in Norwegian Private and Public Sector Organizations”
  • Swerling, Thorson, Zerfass: “Changing roles, changing status: comparing the role of PR across organizations in the United States and Europe”
  • Bucher, Fiesler and Meckel: “#all_are_not_equal Differences in Social Media Usage among PR Professionals in Europe”


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