End-of-year Review 2019: Conference Participation and Presentations of the Division Media Use Research

News from Dec 06, 2019

ICA2019: Annual Conference of the International Communication Association 2019

Washington, USA, May 24 to 28, 2019

The 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association was held under the motto of "Communication Beyond Boundaries" in Washington, USA. The Division Media Use Research was represented at the conference with numerous presentations:

  • Dogruel, L./ Töpfl, F./ Kunst, M.: "How Media Content Shapes Feeling Rules: The Effects of Media Messages and User Comments on How We Think We Should Feel", Washington, USA, May 25, 2019.
  • Eilders, C./ Porten-Cheé, P.: "Effects of Online User Comments on Public Opinion Perception, Personal Opinion and Willingness to Speak Out: A Cross-Cultural Comparison between Germany and South Korea", Washington, USA, May 25, 2019.
  • Kunst, M., Porten-Cheé, P. & Eilders, C.: "Do ‘Good Citizens’ Fight Hate Speech Online? Investigating the Impact of Citizenship Norms on User Responses to Hate Comments", Washington, USA, May 28, 2019.
  • Kunst, M./ Töpfl, F./ Dogruel, L.: "Do Counterpublics Benefit from Accusing the Media of Excluding Their View? Effects of the ‘Suppressed Voice Rhetoric’ in User Comments on the News Audience", Washington, USA, May 28, 2019.
  • Leißner, L.: "The role of social media use in the context of green lifestyle politics", Environmental Communication Division Graduate Student Preconference at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association 2019, Washington, USA May 24, 2019.
  • Strippel, C. & Emmer, M.: "Convergent Repertoires of Watching: On the Relation of TV and Streaming Platforms Usage", Washington, USA, May 27, 2019.
  • Strippel, C. & Emmer, M.: "Convergent repertoires of watching: On the relationship between the use of television and online streaming platforms", Washington, DC.

64th Annual Conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) 2019

Münster, May 9 to 11, 2019

Prof. Dr. Martin Emmer, Laura Leißner and Christian Strippel participated in the Annual Conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) with diverse presentations:

  • Leißner, L.: „Nutzung Sozialer Medien im Kontext von Lifestyle Politics. Eine Untersuchung am Beispiel ökologischer Lebensstile junger Erwachsener“ [Use of Social Media in the Context of Lifestyle Politics. An Analysis Exemplified by the Ecological Lifestyle of Young Adults], Münster.
  • Paasch-Colberg, S., Strippel, C., van Aken, B., Emmer, M., Trebbe, J., Löser, A., Franko, K., Trömel, M. & Laugwitz, L.: „Deep-Learning-Algorithmus zur Identifizierung von Hate Speech“ [Deep Learning Algorith for Identification of Hate Speech], Münster.
  • Paasch-Colberg, S., Strippel, C., Emmer, M. & Trebbe, J.: „Moderationsfaktoren: Ein Ansatz zur Analyse von Selektionsentscheidungen im Community Management“ [Moderation Factors: An Approach for the Analysis of Decisions on Selection in Community Management] , Münster.
  • Strippel, C. & Paasch-Colberg, S.: „Regulierung durch Technik: Diskussionsarchitekturen deutscher Nachrichtenseiten“ [Regulation by Technology: Discussion Layout of German News Pages], Münster.
  • Zappe, A./ Bastian, M./ Leißner, L./ Henke, J./ Fengler, S.: „Perspektivwechsel. Migrationsberichterstattung in Afrika und Deutschland aus MigrantInnensicht“ [Change of Perspective. Coverage of Migration in Africa and Germany from the Perspective of Migrants], Münster.

ISSM2019: International Symposium on Social Media

Nairobi, Kenya, September 11 and 12, 2019

Prof. Dr. Martin Emmer held speeches at the International Symposium on Social Media (ISSM) in Nairobi, Kenya regarding methods of data collection for the study of online public communication:

  • Emmer, M.: "Keynote Lecture", International Symposium on Social Media 2019 of the USIU, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Emmer, M. & Strippel, C.: "Methods of Data Collection for the Study of Online Public Communication: A Literature Analysis", International Symposium on Social Media 2019, Nairobi, Kenya.

ECREA POLCOMM 2019: Conference of the Political Communication Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association

Poznan, Poland, September 12 and 13, 2019

The Research Group 13 gave two presentations on the role of YouTube in the Discourse on Migration and on the topic of Online Civic Intervention at the conference of the Political Communication Section of the ECREA Conference in Poznan:

  • Leißner, L./ Porten-Cheé, P./ Paasch-Colberg, S.: "Practicing public sphere on YouTube: Integrative, orientative, and participative functions of YouTube videos on the migration discourse", Tagung der Political Communication Section der European Communication Research and Education Association, Poznan, Poland.
  • Porten-Cheé, P./ Kunst, M./ Emmer, M.: "Online civic intervention: A new form of political participation under conditions of disruptive online behavior", Tagung der Political Communication Section der European Communication Research and Education Association, Poznan, Poland.

Annual Conference of the Expert Group of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) for "Digital Communication" 2019

Berlin, November 7 and 8, 2019

The conference of the expert group was jointly organized with the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in Berlin and took place under the motto "Automating Communication in the Networked Society: Contexts, Consequences, Critique". Christian Strippel presented an integrative model for the correlation of technological affordances and discourse architectures:

  • Strippel, C.: "Discourse architectures and technological affordances: an integrative model. Automating Communication in the Networked Society: Contexts, Consequences, Critique", Annual Conference of the Expert Group of the German Communication Association for "Digital Communication", Berlin.

21st Annual Conference of the Expert Group of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) for "Methods of Media and Communication Studies"

Greifswald, September 25 to 27, 2019

The annual conference of the expert group of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) "Methods of Media and Communication Studies" was titled "Confines and Difficulties Regarding the Selection of Research Subjects and their Consequences for the Quality of Results". Christian Strippel held a presentation on the quality and difficulties of selection processes in agenda setting studies:

  • Strippel, C. & Emmer, M.: „Stichprobenziehung im Internet: Ein Review der Auswahlverfahren von Agenda-Setting-Studien in internationalen Fachzeitschriften 1999 – 2017. Grenzen und Probleme der Auswahl der Untersuchungsgegenstände und ihre Folgen für die Güte der Ergebnisse“ [Sampling on the Internet: A Review of Selection Processes in Agenda Setting Studies in International Scientific Journals from 1999 to 2017. Confines and Difficulties Regarding the Selection of Research Subjects and their Consequences for the Quality of Results], 21st Annual Conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) for "Methods of media and Communication Studies", Greifswald.

MediaPsych2019: 11th Conference of the Expert Group for Media Psychology of the German Psychological Society (DGP)

Chemnitz, September 4 to 6, 2019

In cooperation with colleagues of the divisions Media Analysis/ Research Methods and Communication Theory/ Media Effects Roland Toth held a speech at the conference MediaPsych2019 on the topics of Schizophrenia in Virtual Reality as well as Emotions in Music Reception:

  • Stelzmann, D., Toth, R. & Schieferdecker, D.: "Encounters with Schizophrenics in Virtual Reality", speech at the 11th Conference of the Expert Group for Media Psychology of the German Psychological Society (DGP) in Chemnitz, Germany.
  • Toth, R.: "Bittersweet Symphony. Nostalgia and Melancholia in Music Reception", speech at the 11th Conference of the Expert Group for Media Psychology of the German Psychological Society (DGP) in Chemnitz, Germany.

Please note that the presentations listed here might have been held either in German or in English language. In the case of a presentation in German language, the translation of its title into English language is for information purposes only.

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