Daniel Maier

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Division Communication Theory and Media Effects

Researcher

Address Garystr. 55
Room 205a
14195 Berlin
Telephone +49 30 / 838 58476
Email maier@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Office hours

by arrangement

  • 2013-2016: Studies of Public Health (M.P.H. Public Health & Epidemiologie, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin)

  • Since December 2012: Research associate at the Devision Communication Theory and Media Effects, Free University in Berlin

  • 2009 – 2012: Studies of Communication Science (M.A. Media and Political Communication, Free University in Berlin)

  • 2006 – 2009: Studies of Political Science (B.A. Governance and Public Policy, University of Passau/Germany)

  • 2011: Studies of Communication Science at University of Zurich/Switzerland (Erasmus)

  • Methods of network analysis

  • Political Communiction on the internet

  • Diffusion Research

 

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).

Articles in scientific journals:

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 (Hrsg.), 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 (Im Erscheinen). Stichprobenziehung aus dem Netz – Wie man themenspezifische Online-Inhalte erfassen kann. In: Sommer, Katharina /  Wettstein, Martin / Wirth, Werner & Matthes, Jörg (Hrsg.), Automatisierung in der Inhaltsanalyse. Köln: Herbert von Halem.

Presentations and Posters:

  • 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. Vortrag angenommen zur Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), 21. - 25. Mai, 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. Vortrag angenommen zur Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Kommunikations‐ und Medienwissenschaft (SGKM), 13. - 14. März, Bern.
  • Pfetsch, Barbara / Maier, Daniel / Miltner, Peter & Waldherr, Annie (2014): Connection for salience – Old and new media in agenda-building on the Internet. Vortrag auf der ECREA 5th European Communication Conference, 12. - 15. November, Lissabon, 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. Vortrag auf der Tagung "Political Context Matters: Content Analysis in the Social Sciences", 10. - 11. Oktober, Mannheim.
  • 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, 4.-7. September, Bordeaux, France.
  • Miltner, Peter / Maier, Daniel / Waldherr, Annie & Pfetsch, Barbara (2014): Wie flüchtig ist digitale Öffentlichkeit? Empirische Befunde zur Stabilität und Dynamik themenspezifischer Öffentlichkeiten im Internet. Vortrag auf der Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK), 28. - 30. Mai, Passau.
  • Waldherr, Annie / Maier, Daniel / Miltner, Peter & Günther, Enrico (2014): Big data, big noise: The challenge of extracting issue networks from the Web. Vortrag auf der Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA),  22. - 26. Mai, Seattle / WA, USA.