Peter Miltner

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Division of Communication Theory and Media Effects

Researcher

Address Garystr. 55
Room 205a
14195 Berlin
Telephone +49 30 838 58111
Email miltner@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Office hours

By arrangement. Please contact me via email.

  • Since June 2011: Research Associate at the Department for Communication Theory and Media Effects, Institute for Media and Communication Studies at Free University in Berlin

  • 2008- 2009: Research Assistant at the Institute for Communication Science/ Media Politics at University of Hohenheim, in Stuttgart/Germany

  • 2009 – 2010: Studies in Postgraduate Master Program European Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of Europe, Natolin Campus in Warsaw/Poland

  • 2004 – 2009: Studies in Communication Science at University of Hohenheim, in Stuttgart/Germany

  • 2006 – 2007: Studies in Political Science at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, in Bordeaux/France

Past years:

  • Winter 2015/16:

Proseminar "Einführung in die politische Kommunikation" (PS 28 515) in B.A. Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft at FU Berlin

Proseminar "Einführung in die empirische Kommunikationsforschung - Medienwirkungsforschung" (PS 28 562) in B.A. Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft at FU Berlin

Summer 2013:

  • Proseminar "Empirische Kommunikationsforschung - Medienwirkungsforschung - C" (PS 28 554) in B.A. Publizistik- und Kommunkationswissenschaft at FU Berlin

Winter 2012/13:

  • Proseminar "Empirische Kommunikationsforschung - Medienwirkungsforschung - C" (PS 28 552) in B.A. Publizistik- und Kommunkationswissenschaft at FU Berlin
  • Political communication

  • Online communication

  • Network analysis

 

Research projects:

Research Associate in the project “The impact of challengers’ online communication on media agenda-building – a comparison across countries and issues.”, subproject within the Research Group “Political communication in the Online World”, funded by DFG (German Research Foundation).

Journal articles (peer reviewed):

Book chapters:

  • Pfetsch, Barbara / Miltner, Peter / Maier, Daniel (2016): Old and New Dynamics of Agenda Building in a Hybrid Media System. In: G. Vowe & P. Henn (Eds.), Political Communication in the Online World: Theoretical Approaches and Research Designs. New York, NY / Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 45–58.
  • Maier, Daniel / Waldherr, Annie / Miltner, Peter / Schmid-Petri, Hannah / Häussler, Thomas & Adam, Silke (2014). Stichprobenziehung aus dem Netz – Wie man themenspezifische Online-Inhalte erfassen kann. In: Sommer, Katharina /  Wettstein, Martin / Wirth, Werner & Matthes, Jörg (Eds.), Automatisierung in der Inhaltsanalyse. Köln: Herbert von Halem, 90–110.

Research reports:

  • Waldherr, Annie / Ostner, Sophia / Müller, Lars-Ole / Miltner, Peter / Stoltenberg, Daniela / Sona, Patrick / Pfetsch, Barbara (2016).
    Wissenschaftliche Auswertung von Bürger- und Online-Dialogen zum Thema Lebensqualität in Deutschland: Abschlussbericht. FU Berlin, Berlin / CiD Gmbh, Freigericht.
    Available here.

Presentations and posters at conferences:

  • Pfetsch, Barbara / Maier, Daniel / Miltner, Peter / Waldherr, Annie (2016): About Frankenfood and Salmonella: Framing Food Safety in US News Media and Online Issue Networks. Paper presented at the 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), June 9-13, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Maier, Daniel / Waldherr, Annie / Miltner, Peter / Jaehnichen, Patrick & Pfetsch, Barbara (2015): Exploring issues in a networked public sphere. Combining hyperlink network analysis and topic modeling. Paper presented at the 65th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 21 - 25, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Pfetsch, Barbara / Maier, Daniel / Miltner, Peter & Waldherr, Annie (2015): Connection for Salience – Old and New Media in Agenda Building on the Internet. A Comparison between German and US American Issue Networks. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research (SACM), March 13 - 14, Bern, Switzerland.

  • Pfetsch, Barbara / Miltner, Peter & Waldherr, Annie (2015): Alte und neue Dynamiken des Agenda-Building in der Online-Welt – Ein Beitrag zur Theoriebildung der politischen Kommunikationsforschung. Paper presented at the common annual conference of Fachgruppe „Kommunikation und Politik“ of the German Communication Association (DGPuK), Arbeitskreis „Politik und Kommunikation“ of Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW), and Fachgruppe „Politische Kommunikation“ of the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research (SACM), February 20 - 21, Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • Miltner, Peter (2014): What’s in a link? An analysis of hyperlinks’ strategic functions in an online issue network. Paper presented at the ECREA 5th European Communication Conference, November 12 - 15, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Pfetsch, Barbara / Maier, Daniel / Miltner, Peter & Waldherr, Annie (2014): Connection for salience – Old and new media in agenda-building on the Internet. Paper presented at the ECREA 5th European Communication Conference, November 12 - 15, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Miltner, Peter / Pfetsch, Barbara / Maier, Daniel & Waldherr, Annie (2014): Grasping issues in a networked public sphere: Strategies to draw and prepare random samples of heterogeneous web sources. Paper presented at the conference "Political Context Matters: Content Analysis in the Social Sciences", October 10 - 11, Mannheim, Germany.

  • Miltner, Peter / Maier, Daniel / Waldherr, Annie & Pfetsch, Barbara (2014): Wie flüchtig ist digitale Öffentlichkeit? Empirische Befunde zur Stabilität und Dynamik themenspezifischer Öffentlichkeiten im Internet. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK), May 28 - 30, Passau, Germany.

  • Waldherr, Annie / Maier, Daniel / Miltner, Peter & Günther, Enrico (2014): Big data, big noise: The challenge of extracting issue networks from the Web. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 22 - 26, Seattle / WA, USA.

  • Pfetsch, Barbara / Maier, Daniel / Miltner, Peter & Waldherr, Annie (2013): Online networks of challengers in food policy: A comparative study of structures and coalitions in Germany, UK, US and Switzerland. Paper presented at the 7th ECPR General Conference, September 4 -7 , Bordeaux, France.

  • Schmid-Petri, Hannah / Häussler, Thomas / Adam, Silke / Waldherr, Annie / Miltner, Peter / Pfetsch, Barbara & Bennett, Lance (2012): Selecting and framing in a digital age: Is online communication of challengers abandoning mass media's logic? Paper presented at the ECREA 4th European Communication Conference, October 24 - 27, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Schmid-Petri, Hannah / Waldherr, Annie / Häussler, Thomas / Miltner, Peter / Adam, Silke (2012): Was passiert zu einem Thema im Netz? Die Herausforderung, dynamische online-Netzwerke und deren Diskurse zu erfassen. Paper presented at the Conference "Fortschritte in der Inhaltsanalyse" of DGPuK-Fachgruppe Methoden, September 28 - 29, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Waldherr, Annie / Häussler, Thomas / Miltner, Peter / Pfetsch, Barbara / Schmid-Petri, Hannah / Adam, Silke / Streibl, Wolfgang & Bennett, W. Lance (2012): Comparing apples and oranges: The challenge of measuring online-offline discourse dynamics. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24 - 28, Phoenix / AZ, USA.

  • Miltner, Peter & Waldherr, Annie (2012): Themenzyklus der Kriegsberichterstattung -- Ein Phasenmodell. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK), May 16 - 18, Berlin, Germany.

  • Adam, Silke / Pfetsch, Barbara / Häussler, Thomas / Miltner, Peter / Schmid-Petri, Hannah & Waldherr, Annie (2012): Impact of challengers' online communication on media agenda-building. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK), May 16 - 18, Berlin, Germany.

  • Taddicken, Monika / Hohn, Alice & Miltner, Peter (2009): Naïve Information Disclosers or Target Oriented Spys: Different Ways of Using studiVZ. Poster presented at the General Online Research Conference (GOR), April 6 - 8, Vienna, Austria.