Marko Ribać, PhD
Marko Ribać is currently employed as an assistant and a researcher of The Peace Institute. He started working at The Peace Institute as a young researcher and a PhD student in 2014 and he defended his doctoral thesis in 2018 (Communication Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ljubljana). Beside social, political and theories of communication his main research topics range from mediatisation of everyday life, transformations of political, journalistic and economic sphere to popular protests and social movements.
Populist Backlash, Democratic Backsliding, and the Crisis of the Rule of Law in European Union
The project aims to inform strategies to increase democratic resilience by studying the mechanisms “exclusionary populists” use to increase their power by undermining the Rule of Law.
- Enacting Citizenship and Solidarity in Europe “From Below”: Local Initiatives, Intersectional Strategies and Transnational Networks [ECSEuro]
- Populist Backlash, Democratic Backsliding, and the Crisis of the Rule of Law in European Union
- Equality and human rights in times of global governance
- Political and Media Populism: “Refugee crisis” in Slovenia and Austria
- Gender differentiation in media industry
- Communication Practices in the Context of Social Uprising and Requests for Public Accountability
- Digital Citizenship (DIG-CIT)
Article Political and media populism in television political interviews
The authors analyse populism as a style of communication that is reproduced through the media or reproduced by the media (i.e. by the journalists themselves).
- Article Political and media populism in television political interviews
- Article Media Populism and Affective Journalism: Newspaper Commentary on the Refugee Crisis
- Review of existing survey data on migration and populism in Austria and Slovenia
- Collection of scientific papers ‘Social Inequality and Politics’
- Sensitizing the concept of mediatization for the study of social movements, Article in Communications