Chair for Journalism and Communication Studies, especially Digital Communication and Sustainability
Our team in research and teaching
The research interests of Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw and her team are
- content, reception and effects of digital political communication (particularly via social networks and/or smartphones)
- debates about sustainable (climate friendly) lifestyles in social networks
- transformations of the political public sphere due to digitalization: individualization, transnationalization and entertainization
- dysfunctionalities of digital public spheres: Mis- and desinformation, information and opinion bubbles - transnational communication and comparative research on media systems and cultures
The main teaching topics are the content, reception and effects of digigtal political communication (esp. via social media), the teaching of methods used in social sciences, with a focus on standardized procedures.