Profile Details
What are your interests ?

Big Data, Immersive Narrative, Social Media, Wearable Devices

What type is your organisation ?

Research Center


I am an assistant professor at the Department of Communication Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), where I teach in the field of Media and Journalism Studies. I also act as Senior Researcher within SMIT (Studies on Media, Information and Technology), one of the Department’s research groups, which is part of iMinds, Flanders’ digital research & entrepreneurship hub. I am mainly interested in researching changing news use practices amongst media users, including the role of news media in both people’s everyday life and within democratic societies.



Full Name

Ike Picone