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Michaël Opgenhaffen

University Lecturer

Dr. M.P.A. Opgenhaffen
+31 71 527 2099

Michaël Opgenhaffen is an assistant professor at the Centre for Linguistics.

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Fields of interest

  • Social media news
  • Factchecking
  • Online disinformation
  • Political knowledge

Key publications

  • Welbers, K., & Opgenhaffen, M. (2019). Presenting news on social media: Media logic in the communication style of newspapers on Facebook. Digital journalism, 7(1), 45-62.
  • Opgenhaffen, M. (2023). Combatting disinformation with crisis communication: An analysis of Meta’s newsroom stories. Communications, 48(3), 352-369.
  • Lamot, K., Kreutz, T., & Opgenhaffen, M. (2022). “We Rewrote This Title”: How News Headlines Are Remediated on Facebook and How This Affects Engagement. Social Media+ Society, 8(3), 20563051221114827.
  • Opgenhaffen, M., & Hendrickx, J. (2023). Social media news editors as journalists or marketeers: Who are they and how do they identify themselves?. Journalism, 14648849231167282.

University Lecturer

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Univ Centre for Linguistics
  • LUCL Journalistiek en Nieuwe Media

Work address

Reuvensplaats 3-4
2311 BE Leiden
Room number 2.04


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