Nina Steindl is a research associate and doctoral student in the Department of Communication Studies and Media Research, LMU Munich, where she primarily contributes to the Worlds of Journalism Study. Nina holds a BA degree in Communication Science (2009), a Magister degree in Communication Science (2011), and an MA in Cultural and Social Anthropology (2011), all from the University of Vienna. Her research interests are in the fields of journalism studies and political communication. For her PhD dissertation, she focuses on the issue of political trust and journalism. Prior to her current position, she has worked as teaching and research associate at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna.