Puschmann, C.; Ausserhofer, J.; Maan, N.; Hametner, M. (2016): Information Laundering and Counter-Publics: The News Sources of Islamophobic Groups on Twitter. In: Workshops of the Tenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media: Technical Report WS-16-19. Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press. pp. 143-150.
If Tinder works for dating, why should it not do so for news? In this project, the intuitive principle of Tinder will be applied to journalistic contents. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research promotes the development of an innovative news and information app for the city.
Journalists like to use Twitter if they need an easily accessible “voice from the public.” However, do active tweeters not differentiate themselves in terms of their personality structure from the tweeting population? Does the mood on Twitter have little to do with the overall population...
Within the scope of this project, a discourse analyses on the topics of drug policy and drug consumption in social media will be carried out in an explorative way.
How can we better understand the inner workings of algorithms and their significance for us individually and as a society? The network Algorithmed Public Spheres invites international researchers from different fields to address this question.
What role do intermediaries like Google, Facebook, YouTube or WhatsApp play when people get informed about social issues or when they form an opinion?
Schmidt, J.-H. (2017): Twitter-Nutzung von Kandidierenden der Bundestagswahl 2017. Verbreitung, Aktivität und Informationsquellen [Twitter Use of Candidates for the German Federal Election 2017: Dissemination, Activity and Sources of Information]. In: Media Perspektiven, 12, pp. 616-629. (pdf)
Kaiser, J.; Puschmann, C. (2017): Alliance of Antagonism: Counterpublics and Polarization in Online Climate Change Communication. In: Communication and the Public, 2 (4), pp. 371–387. DOI: 10.1177/2057047317732350.
Puschmann, C.; Ausserhofer, J.; Maan, N.; Hametner, M. (2017): It’s All About Information: The Following Behaviour of Professors and PhD Students on Twitter. In: International Journal of Communication, 8, pp. 1690-1709 (online).
Linek, S.; Hadgu, A. T.; Hoffmann, C. P.; Jäschke, R.; Puschmann, C. (2017): It’s All about Information? The Following Behaviour of Professors and PhD Students in Computer Science on Twitter. In: The Journal of Web Science, 3 (1), pp.1-15. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/106.00000008.