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Contributions of the Institute for Media and Communication Studies at the ICA Annual Conference 2023 in Toronto & Sponsorship of the ICA Pre-Conference Hackathon

News from May 16, 2023

The institute is sponsor of the pre-conference Hackathon at this year's annual meeting of the International Communication Association (ICA) in Toronto with a contribution of 500€. The pre-conference will take place on May 24 and 25, 2023,  and is intended to promote collaboration among communication scientists as well as further the participants' knowledge on computational methods. The institute's alumna Laura Laugwitz is participating as co-organizer of the Hackathon conference.

Several colleagues from our institute are represented with research contributions at ICA 2023, which will take place from May 25 to 29. The conference, with this year's theme Reclaiming Authenticity in Communication, will be held on-site in Toronto, although some program sessions will be offered in a hybrid format. Our colleagues will present the following papers at the conference:

  • Marko Bachl, Elena Link, Frank Mangold, Sebastian Stier: "Paging Doctor Google: Using Behavioral Data to Investigate Online Health Information-Seeking"
  • Brigitte Naderer, Ruth Wendt, Marko Bachl, Diana Rieger: "Understanding the Role of Participatory-Moral Abilities, Motivation, and Behavior in European Adolescents Responses to Online Hate"
  • Ruth Wendt, Brigitte Naderer, Marko Bachl, Diana Rieger: "Social Media Literacy Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Results From a Cross-Country Validation Study"
  • Marko Bachl: "A Unified Bayesian Probabilistic Model for the Diagnosis and Correction of Misclassification Error in Content Analysis"
  • Zozan Baran, Daniela Stoltenberg: "Tracing the emergent field of digital environmental and climate activism research: A mixed-methods systematic literature review"
  • Johanna Burger: “Innovations in local media (funding) in Switzerland and neighboring countries”
  • Kilian Bühling, Annett Heft: "Pandemic Protesters on Telegram: How Platform Affordances and Information Ecosystems Shape Digital Counterpublics"
  • Katharina I. Heger, Christian Strippel, Laura Leißner, Martin Emmer: "Gendered Conceptions of Political Visibility and How They Shape Women’s Political Behavior on the Internet: Exploring Effects of Gender Norms on Visible Online Political Participation"
  • Emilija Gagrčin, Nadja Schaetz, Roland Toth, Martin Emmer: "Commodification, Control, Concern: Exploring Appraisals of Data Collection Harms to Individuals and Democracy Among Young European Social Media Users"
  • Steffen Göths: "Conspiracy Theories from a perspective of public sphere theories“
  • Daniel Gräßer, Matthias Künzler: “Beyond direct/indirect: Reconceptualizing Media Subsidies in the 21st century”
  • Christina Haritos: "Colonial Memories, (Post-)Colonial Reparations: The Herero and Nama Genocide Agreement in German and Namibian Newspapers"
  • Annett Heft, Kilian Bühling, Xixuan Zhang, Dominik Schindler, Miriam Milzner: "Challenges and Approaches for Collecting Conspiracy-Related Online Communication Across Platforms"
  • Anna Litvinenko: "Expanding Our Understanding of Context in Comparative Media Studies"
  • Anna Litvinenko: "Between Journalism and Activism: Transformation of Professional Roles of Russian Journalists in Exile"
  • Anna Litvinenko: " “No to ***“: Anti-War Consciousness Raising Groups in Authoritarian Russia"
  • Anna Litvinenko, Florian Primig: "Stitching the Narrative: The Role of Pro-Russian Fringe Communities on TikTok During Russia's War in Ukraine"
  • Christoph Neuberger, Julia Eyrich-Welzl, Linda Henke, Judith M. Pies, Sonja Kretzschmar und Annika Sehl: "Bringing (Digitalized) Journalism for Peace Into Practice: Actors, Aims and Approaches"
  • Christoph Neuberger, Florian Buhl, Ali Sercan Basyurt, Felix Brünker und Stefan Stieglitz: "Disentangling the Varying Predictability of Contests From Social Media Monitoring: European Parliamentary"
  • Sünje Paasch-Colberg, Andreas Blätte: "Racism on the Agenda? A Computational Analysis of Attention and Linguistic Patterns in German Newspaper Coverage of Racism From 1987 to 2022"
  • David Schieferdecker, Philippe Joly, Thorsten Faas: "Affective Polarization Between Opinion-Based Groups in a Context of Low Partisan Discord"
  • David Schieferdecker, Philippe Joly, Robin Janzik, Johanna Geppert, Natalie Berger: "Vulnerability or Political Predispositions: What Explains Trust in Health Communication by the Government During the COVID-19 Pandemic?"
  • Dominik Schindler, Xixuan Zhang, Kilian Bühling, Mauricio Barahona, Annett Heft: "Graph-Based Dictionary Adaptation for Online Data Collection via Keyword-Access"
  • Dennis Steffan, Umberto Famulari, Maria E. Grabe: "Multimodal Framing of Elections: Comparing Online News Coverage in the United States, Germany, and Poland"
  • Dennis Steffan, Maria E. Grabe: "Gendered News Coverage at the Apex of Political Leadership: Comparing Visual Framing of Merkel, Clinton, and the Men They Ran Against in Their Last Bid for Office"
  • Daniela Stoltenberg: "Mapping the spaces of issue discourses on Twitter: An approach to combining gazetteers and computational text analysis"
  • Daniela Stoltenberg, Neta Kligler-Vilenchik, Maya de Vries Kedem, Hadas Gur-Ze’ev, Barbara Pfetsch, Annie Waldherr: "Leaning in or turning away? Differential patterns of Twitter use during early pandemic lockdown"
  • Hanna D. Szabó, Éva Gáti: Global Activism for LGBTQ Rights – Western Influences, Eastern Realities: LGBTQ Activism in Hungary
  • Hanna D. Szabó: Looking Queerly: LGBTQ Audiences and Audiences of LGBTQ Representations – Queer Youth Negotiating Gender and Sexuality on Social Media in Hungary
  • Daniel Thiele: "Do COVID-Measures Fuel Populist User Comments? A Computational Text Analysis of Facebook Pages from Seven European Countries"
  • Barbara Pfetsch, Daniela Stoltenberg, Zozan Baran: "Physical locations and digital spaces in environmental conflicts: Patterns of top-down and bottom-up communication in movement activism"
  • Rico Neumann, Barbara Pfetsch: "Measuring the Rhetoric of Solidarity in Civil Society: How Voluntary Organizations Negotiate Social Cohesion in Their Public Communication"
  • Florian Primig, Hanna D. Szabó und Pilar Lacasa: "Remixing War: An Analysis of the Reimagination of the Russian–Ukraine War on TikTok"
  • Ana-Nzinga Weiß: "Epistemic racism and journalistic news production - Proposing an analysis framework"
  • Xixuan Zhang, Konstantin Schulz, Georg Rehm: "Opinions, Positions, and Information Dissemination: Twitter Discourse on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination"
  • Xixuan Zhang: "Collaboration, Contestation, and Collective Goods: The WikiProject Climate Change"
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