Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge. We believe that open-source knowledge generates something more valuable, benefiting researchers, policy-makers and society in general.


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Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge. We believe that open-source knowledge generates something more valuable, benefiting researchers, policy-makers and society in general.


Latest Publications

Crises, Rumours and Reposts: Journalists’ Social Media Content Gathering and Verification Practices in Breaking News Situations
Klas Backholm , Julian Ausserhofer , Elsebeth Frey , Anna Grøndahl Larsen , Harald Hornmoen , Joachim Högväg and Gudrun Reimerth
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 19 May 2017
Governing Disasters: Embracing Human Rights in a Multi-Level, Multi-Duty Bearer, Disaster Governance Landscape
Lottie Lane and Marlies Hesselman
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 12 May 2017
Why the United States Supports International Enforcement for Some Treaties but not for Others
Jon Hovi and Tora Skodvin
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 10 May 2017
A Historical Analysis of Media Practices and Technologies in Protest Movements: A Review of Crisis and Critique by Anne Kaun
Anne Laajalahti
Book Review | Media and Communication | Publication date: 10 May 2017
Political Participation and Power Relations in Egypt: The Scope of Newspapers and Social Network Sites
Mostafa Shehata
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 8 May 2017
Policy Integration and Multi-Level Governance: Dealing with the Vertical Dimension of Policy Mix Designs
Michael Howlett , Joanna Vince and Pablo del Río
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 5 May 2017
Subjective Evaluation of Media Content as a Moderator of Media Effects on European Identity: Mere Exposure and the Hostile Media Phenomenon
Waqas Ejaz , Marco Bräuer and Jens Wolling
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 5 May 2017
The State of Jordanian Women’s Organizations—Five Years Beyond the Arab Spring
Peter A. Ferguson
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 28 April 2017
Mixed Signals: Democratization and the Myanmar Media
Tina Burrett
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 13 April 2017
Under the Influence: Advertisers’ Impact on the Content of Swiss Free Newspapers
Colin Porlezza
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 13 April 2017
The Market Value of Who We Are: The Flow of Personal Data and Its Regulation in China
Dong Han
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 12 April 2017
Scenario Analysis of Alternative Land Development Patterns for the Leipzig-Halle Region: Implications for Transport-Land-Use Sustainability
Eda Ustaoglu , Brendan Williams and Laura Petrov
Article | Urban Planning | Publication date: 5 April 2017
Towards Exit from the EU: The Conservative Party’s Increasing Euroscepticism since the 1980s
Peter Dorey
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 5 April 2017
Visualizing Conflict: Possibilities for Urban Research
Juan Francisco Saldarriaga , Laura Kurgan and Dare Brawley
Commentary | Urban Planning | Publication date: 4 April 2017
Rethinking Urban Form: Switzerland as a “Horizontal Metropolis”
Paola Viganò , Christian Arnsperger , Elena Cogato Lanza , Martina Barcelloni Corte and Chiara Cavalieri
Article | Urban Planning | Publication date: 3 April 2017