Latest Publications

Complete publication lists of the researchers can be found on the respective team pages.
An overview of all publications at the Group for Media Research and Polital Communication can be found here: complete Publication list.
  • Temmann, L. J., Wiedicke, A., Schaller, S., Scherr, S., & Reifegerste, D. (2022). A Systematic Review of Responsibility Frames and Their Effects in the Health Context, Journal of Health Communication.
  • De Silva-Schmidt, F., Brüggemann, M., Hoppe, I., & Arlt, D. (2022). Learning about climate politics during COP 21: Explaining a diminishing knowledge gap. Public Understanding of Science.
  • Eugster, B., Arlt, D., & Schmidt, F. (2022). The relationship between differential media exposure and attitudes towards Muslims and Islam and the potential consequences on voting intention towards banning veiling in public. Communications.
  • Arlt, D., Schaller, S. & Wolling, J. (2022): Die Energiewende aus Sicht der Bevölkerung. Ergebnisse einer bundesweiten Befragung im Vorfeld der Bundestagswahl 2021. Ilmenau. URL:;
  • 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:
  • 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).
  • 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
  • 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).
  • Taddicken, M., & Schumann, C. (Eds.). (2021). Algorithms and Communication (Digital Communication Research, 9). Berlin.
  • 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