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#FrauenSagenNein: New working paper on gender-critical alliances published

Pauline Zahn and Margreth Lünenborg have examined affective networking in the collective protest against the Self-Determination Act on Twitter in a new working paper.

May 07, 2024 | Journalism Studies

Special issue on computational methods for studying media effects published in CMM

The special issue is published in Communication Methods and Measures, the leading international journal for empirical methods in communication.

Apr 26, 2024 | Digital Research Methods

Margreth Lünenborg becomes member of Academia Europaea

The pan-european academy of sciences "Academia Europaea" has appointed Prof. Lünenborg as a new member. She will be part of the section "Film, Media and Visual Studies".

Apr 22, 2024 | Journalism Studies

“Infrastructures of Feeling: Digital Mediation, Captivation, Ambivalence” ─ Guest Lecture by Prof. Dr. Rebecca Coleman

On May 2, Prof. Dr. Rebecca Coleman from the University of Bristol will give a lecture at the Freie Universität Berlin.

Apr 18, 2024 | Journalism Studies

New division member: Jo-Ju (Ru) Kao

Jo-Ju (Ru) Kao joined the Digital Research Methods division as a Ph.D. student and researcher.

Mar 26, 2024 | Digital Research Methods

Ana Makhashvili, Annabella Backes, and Margreth Lünenborg present “Beyond arguments? Affect-theoretical concepts of public spheres using the example of (anti-)feminist discourses“

On March 15, 2024, Ana Makhashvili, Annabella Backes and Margreth Lünenborg from the  D02 project  of the CRC “ Affective Socities “  gave a lecture at the  69th Annual Conference of the German Communication Association  (DGPuK) “Visions for the ‘good life’: Media and Communication in Tomorrow's Society” at the University of Erfurt.

Mar 21, 2024 | Journalism Studies

ICA-Podcast with Marko Bachl and Elena Link

The podcast Voices of Health is published by the Health Communication Division of the International Communication Association. 

Mar 03, 2024 | Digital Research Methods

Article on health-related search engine use published in Health Communication

This study uses actual internet usage data to get a clearer picture of how people search for health information online, confirming that many people use search engines like Google for health queries and that there is little variation in this behavior across different groups of people. Additionally, it offers a detailed look at how people choose what health information to read, showing that the specifics of what they are searching for can influence their selection of sources.

Feb 15, 2024 | Digital Research Methods

Special issue on quality criteria for content analysis published in SCM

The special issue is published in Studies in Communication and Media, the official DGPuK journal.

Dec 14, 2023 | Digital Research Methods

Two new publications on social media literacy

The SM+S article  focuses on the measurement of social media literacy in different countries and languages. The NM&S article presents some results on the relationship between social media literacy and responses to online hate.

Dec 14, 2023 | Digital Research Methods

Ana Makhashvili presents “Hijacking Solidarity. Affective Networking of Far-Right Publics on Twitter”

On December 7, 2023, Ana Makhashvili from the CRC " Affective Societies " will give an online lecture on her recent publication " Hijacking Solidarity. Affective Networking of Far-Right Publics on Twitter " at the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Dec 05, 2023 | Journalism Studies

Discussion on Challenges in Journalism

To mark the 75th anniversary of the German Federation of Journalists and Freie Universität, a panel discussion with media representatives will take place on November 21.

Nov 14, 2023 | Journalism Studies