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Florian Primig M. A.

Florian Primig

Division Digitalization and Participation

Institute for Media and Communication Studies

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Research Assistant

Address
Garystraße 55
Room 165
14194 Berlin

Office hours

I do not offer consultation hours in the summer semester 2024. It is also currently not possible to take on further thesis supervisors.

Studied communication science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and at the University of Copenhagen ("Cognition and Communication"). Since October 2020 research associate at the department for Digitalization and Participation of the Institute for Media and Communication Studies. 

Winter term 2023/24:

28520 BA PuK: Seminar: Introduction to critical disinformation studies

28562 BA PuK/BA Medieninformatik: Seminar: Einführung in die empirische Kommunikationsforschung

Winter term 2022/23:

28563 BA PuK Seminar: Einführung in die empirische Kommunikationsforschung

28517 BA PuK Seminar: Introduction to Critical Disinformation Studies

28632 BA PuK Seminar: Diverging Rationalities? Normative Principles in the Epistemic Crisis

Summer term 2022:

28623 BA PuK Seminar: Wissen, Gegenwissen, knowledge resistance - die Corona Protestbewegung in Deutschland

Winter term 2021/22:

28518 Seminar BA PuK: Introduction to Critical Disinformation Studies

28624 Seminar BA PuK: (Soziale) Medien und Protestbewegungen

Summer term 2021:

S28511: BA PuK Seminar: Wer glaubt denn sowas? Zur "Lügenpresse" und Fake News im Internet.

S28573: BA PuK Seminar: Wenn Fakten quer liegen - professionelles Factchecking in der Coronakrise.

Winter term 2020/21: 

S28635: BA PuK Seminar: Partizipation, Fake News und Demokratie – der Umgang mit Wissen im digitalen Zeitalter.

 

  • Digital & Social Media
  • Disinformation & Misinformation
  • Knowledge and truth in the digital public sphere
  • Media trust and trust in epistemic authority

Publications:

Primig, F., Szabó, H. D. & Lacasa, P. (2023). Remixing war: An analysis of the reimagination of the Russian–Ukraine war on TikTok. Frontiers in Political Science, 5. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpos.2023.1085149 

Primig, F. (2022). The Influence of Media Trust and Normative Role Expectations on the Credibility of Fact Checkers, Journalism Practicehttps://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2022.2080102

Conference presentations

Primig, F. & Lück-Benz, J., (2024, 19. January). Online Monitoring Activism: Civic surveillance practices as a reaction to the rise of the far-right in the COVID-19 pandemic. [Virtual symposium]. Democracy in Flux: Virtual Symposium on Political Communication Research at Indiana University and Freie Universität.

Primig, F. (2023, 30. September - 01. Oktober). The rationality of the Corona protest movement: A large scale mixed-methods critical discourse analysis of an emergent alternative knowledge order. [Conference paper]. ECREA PolComm23 (ECREA), Berlin, Germany.

Kuznetsova, E., Makhortykh, M., Litvinenko, A., Nechushtai, E., Kröner, F., & Primig, F., (2023, 19.-20. June). Journalism vs. Propaganda: The Role of Algorithms during the War in Ukraine [Conference roundtable]. 5th Weizenbaum Conference (Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society), Berlin Germany.

Primig, F., Szabó, H. D., & Lacasa, P., (2023, 25.-29. May). Remixing war: An analysis of the reimagination of the Russian–Ukraine war on TikTok [Conference paper]. 73rd Annual ICA Conference (International Communication Association), Toronto Canada.

Primig, F., & Litvinenko, A., (2023, 25.-29. May). Stitching the Narrative: The Role of Pro-Russian Fringe Communities on TikTok During Russia's War in Ukraine [Conference paper]. 73rd Annual ICA Conference (International Communication Association), Toronto Canada.

Primig, F. (2022, 19.-22. Oktober).“Not without us!” An exploration of knowledge resistance and grip to interpretative power of epistemic authority within the corona protest movement. [Conference paper]. 9th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Aarhus, Denmark.

Primig, F. (2022, 01.-02. September). Reibungslose Bewegung? Die Rationalität der Corona Protestbewegung in Deutschland [Conference presentation]. MOTRA-K #2022, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Primig, F. (2021, 27.-31. May). Checkmate for Fact Checking: The Influence of Media Trust, and Normative Role Expectations on the Credibility of Fact Checkers and Fact Checking [Conference paper]. 71st Annual ICA Conference (International Communication Association), Denver Colorado.