Bachelor Theses

Bachelor Theses (since 2011)

Please note that the majority of the titles shown here have been translated from German into English for informative purposes only. The original thesis could have been written in German language.

Here you can find bachelor theses that have been supervised by the Division Media Analysis/ Research Methods (since 2011):


  • Johanna Felde: Involvement of the Audience on Twitter: Interaction Patterns of Communication whilst Viewing TV in the Case of #AnneWill
  • Frithjof Nagel: Heute-Show - A Content Analysis
  • Simone Traub: Topic Structure of Online Journalism and the Social Network Facebook. A Content Analysis of Spiegel Online and Zeit Online.


  • Anna-Franziska Kiefner: E.ON in Transition: Framed and Argued? – A Qualitative Analysis of the Public Discourse on the Energy Transition of E.ON

  • Doreen Anders: Framing of February 13, 1945 in Dresden’s Local Press

  • Antonia Antonova Dineva: The Potential Influence of Scripted Reality TV on the Perception of Violence

  • Klara Oltersdorf: Designing Health Campaigns: Empathy as an Alternative to Anxiety?

  • Tobias Schulz: The funding of the RBB: Investigating Transparency and Information Situation
  • Ewelina Magdalena Szczypka: Participatory versus Professional Online Journalism: A Relationship between Cooperation and Competition

  • Charlotte Vorreuther: Media Representation of Ethnic Minorities: A Case Study about the Self-Perception of Indigenous Canadians

  • Ina Zhikova: Climate Change in German Tabloid and Quality Press – the Framing of Risks and Catastrophes


  • Katja Dallmann: The Belarussian Protests in 2011: Intertextuality in German News Coverage on the ‘Revolution of Social Networks’
  • Melanie Manthey: Quality only at the Bottom End? An Analysis of the Post-Prime Time Programme Portfolios of ARD/Das Erste and ZDF

  • Anna Schäfer: Something about Politics… An Experiment about the Impact of Entertaining Elements of the News Programme Tagesschau on Memory Performance


  • Scripted Reality and Social Media: The Cultivation of Reality Perception through Scripted Reality in Television and on Facebook – A Quantitative Analysis of “Berlin – Tag und Nacht”


  • Inga Wurzbach: Marvel, Manga, Mosaic. A Typology of the Comic Genre


  • Philipp Büchner: News Factors in Sports Reporting

Here you can find bachelor theses that have been supervised by the Division Research Methods/ Applied Communication Research (until 2011):


  • Anja Bunzel: The News Coverage of the Northern Island Conflict in British and Northern Irish Media
  • Mario Köpnick: Computer Games as Media – A Media-Theoretical Analysis

  • Martin Osterloh: A Critical Analysis of the Research Methods Used in Public Agenda Setting

  • Thorsten Scheimann: The Image of Islam in German Mass Media

  • Franziska Teubert: Political Parties Caught in the Net


  • Wolf Dermann: Mobilising Strategies on Social Networks During the U.S. Presidential Election Campaigns in 2008

  • Ute Friedel: Education and Science on Television: An Insiders‘ Perspective

  • Christin Lappan: The Potential of Web 2.0 for National Election Campaigns

  • Carolin Lindemann: First Comes the Kidney, Then Morals? Ethics in German Media Law: The Example of ‘De Grote Donorshow’


  • Anne Hagemann: Personalisation in the News Coverage of the German National Election 2005

  • Linda Knab: The Potential of Various Methods as for Research of the Multi-Reference Model of Emotion

  • Sabine Künzel: Television Debates in Election Campaigns: A New Campaigning Strategies of Political Parties?

  • Cvwtan Mihaylov: Sports Magazines with a Focus on Soccer: A Case-Study on ‚Kicker-Sportmagazin‘. ’11 Freunde’, ‘Sport-Bild’, and ‘BRAVO Sport’

  • Sylvana Specht: The Education of Journalists in Universities in the People’s Republic of China

  • Uta Weiße: The Importance of Mass Media for the Integration of Minorities into Society: A Case-Study about the Korean Minority and the Magazine ‘Hangaram’