Latest Publications

Complete publication lists of the researchers can be found on the respective team pages.

  • Wolling, J., Kuhlmann, C., Schumann, C., Berger, P., & Arlt, D. (2021). Corona 2020 – Zerreißprobe für die Gesellschaft? Persönliches Erleben und mediale Vermittlung einer multiplen Krise. Ilmenau: Univ.-Verl. Ilmenau.
  • Rochyadi-Reetz, M., & Teng‘o, D. (2021). Prioritizing Development, Vying for Attention: Factors Influencing the Practice of Environmental Journalism in the Global South. In B. Takahashi, J. Metag, J. Thaker, & S. E. Comfort (Eds.), The Handbook of International Trends in Environmental Communication (pp. 220–231). New York: Routledge.
  • Arlt, D. (2021). Banning burkas and niqabs? Exploring perceptions of bias in media coverage of Islam and Muslims in Switzerland and their relation to people’s voting intention concerning the burka-initiative. Studies in Communication Sciences, 21(1), 9-25.
  • Fawzi, N., Steindl, N., Obermaier, M., Prochazka, F., Arlt, D., Blöbaum, B., . . . Ziegele, M. (2021). Concepts, causes and consequences of trust in news media – a literature review and framework. Annals of the International Communication Association, 45(2), 154-174. doi:10.1080/23808985.2021.1960181
  • Taddicken, M., & Schumann, C. (Eds.). (2021). Algorithms and Communication (Digital Communication Research, 9). Berlin.
  • Becker, M. (2021). Neutral News Aggregation?  Comparing the Portrayal of German Politicians in Bing News and Google News  Search Results. In M. Taddicken & C. Schumann (Eds.), Algorithms and Communication  (p. 25-65).
  • Geise, S., Klinger, U., Magin, M., Müller, K. F., Nitsch, C., Riesmeyer, C., Rothenberger, L., Schumann, C., Sehl, A., Wallner, C., & Zillich, A. F. (2021)*. The normativity of communication research: A content analysis of normative claims in peer-reviewed journal articles (1970-2014). Mass Communication and Society. Doi: 10.1080/15205436.2021.1987474 * all authors contributed equally
  • Berger, P. (2021). Influencing factors on teaching different facets of media and digital literacy. In M. Seifert & S. Jöckel (Eds.), Bildung, Wissen und Kompetenz(-en) in digitalen Medien. Was können, wollen und sollen wir über digital vernetzte Kommunikation wissen? (pp. 105-118).
  • Berger, P. (2021). ICT use for teaching media literacy: A closer look at the relationships between teaching with and teaching about media. Media Literacy and Academic Research, 4(2), 6–24. URL: