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  • Prof. Dr. Brosius

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    Prof Brosius and his team focus on media use and effects, political communication, health communication, and computer-mediated communication. more

  • Prof. Dr. Fröhlich


    Prof Fröhlich and her team specialise in theoretical and practical questions in the field of public relations, extending to news research, content analysis, and gender-specific aspects of communication and media research. more

  • Prof. Dr. Guenther

  • Prof. Dr. Haim


    Computational Communication Research, Political Communication, Computational Journalism, Algorithmic Curation in Media Environments, Computational Methods more

  • Prof. Dr. Hanitzsch

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    Prof Hanitzsch and his team focus on public communication, journalism research, comparative methodology, as well as the intersection between journalism, celebrity and entertainment. more

  • Prof. Dr. Krämer

    Kraemer Benjamin
  • Prof. Dr. Meyen


    The research undertaken by Prof Meyen and his team focuses on the history of the discipline and history of theories, media use, and journalism studies. more

  • Prof. Dr. Reinemann


    The analysis, explanation, and assessment of political communication processes and their effects on society are the objectives of Prof Reinemann and his team. more

  • Prof. Dr. Rieger

    Diana Rieger

    The chair of Prof. Rieger deals with research questions in multiples areas of communication science. more

  • Prof. Dr. Rossmann

  • Prof. Dr. Thurman


    Computational journalism, Audience measurement / media consumption, Digital media practice, Ethnographic and qualitative methods, Media economics and innovation more

  • Prof. Dr. Wendt

    Ruth Wendt

    Prof Wendt and her team investigate digital literacy, especially in the context of algorithmic media environments, as well as the use and effects of digital media among different groups such as children, adolescents and families more

  • Munich Science Communication Lab


    The Munich Science Communication Lab aims at understanding public communication about planetary health. It is a joint initiative of scientists and science communicators that aims at bringing together research about and practice of science communication. more

  • Dr. Haßler

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    Dr Haßler and his project team analyse processes of digital democratic mobilization in hybrid media systems. more