mict in the media - 2018

mict researchers - juniors to professors - share insights with various news media outlets. This page gives an overview of the 2018 contributions.

April

Bart Vanhaelewyn about the future of radio and streaming (Urgent.fm, April 14)

Youtube: a children's paradise (De Morgen, April 14)

Opinion by Ralf De Wolf: the comeback of privacy ( De Standaard, April 13)

WhatsApp: the popular messaging app (De Morgen, April 7)

New type of boredom: randomly checking your smartphone (Various, April 6)

March

Promoting news diversity (De Tijd, March 23)

Smartphone use of 50-year-olds increased (Knack, March 22)

UGent campaign 'Durf Denken' (Various, March 21)

The digital murge of Humo and De Morgen (Apache, March 14)

De Krook year 001 - Throwback (Het Laatste Nieuws, March 12)

New strategy for Telenet (Various, March 8)

The development of a smartphone addiction (De Standaard, March 3)

February

The abundance of series (De Morgen, February 23)

Few schools ban smartphones (Various, February 17)

Factchecker: Ten years is the average age on which children get their first phone (Knack, February 14)

People want less bits and bytes (De Morgen, February 13)

Unilever wants to withdraw ads from Facebook (De Morgen, February 13)

Children with smartphones (Knack, February 7)

January

Launch Mobile DNA-app | Kop Op campaign (Various, Various)

Two sides of social media (Various, January 31)

Digimeter results and smartphone use (Various, January 23-24-25)

Opinion: The Flemish media environment by Prof. Van den Bulck, Prof. Evens and Prof. Donders (De Redactie, January 20)

Roularta buys lifestyle magazines (Various, January 16-17)

Facebook wants to be popular again (Various, January 13)

Opinion by Glen Joris: cryptojacking is a new funding model (De Tijd, January 12)

Proximus' network and service interruption (Various, January 10)

Apps are more addictive (VRT, January 10)

Apple's popularity is decreasing (De Morgen, January 8-9)

The smartphone addiction (Flair, January 8)

How to handle the smartphone problem (De Standaard, January 8)

Facebook popular amongst people older than 65 (Various, January 5)

We have never used as many internet as we did in 2017 (VTM, January 4)

Sale of DVD's drops (Various, January 4)

New Years' resolutions: social media detox (De Morgen, January 3)