Aktuelle Publikationen

In Kürze erscheinend

  • Arlt, D., Dalmus, C., & Julia Metag. (2018). Direct and Indirect Effects of Involvement on Hostile Media Perceptions in the Context of the Refugee Crisis in Germany and Switzerland. Mass Communication and Society, accepted. https://doi.org/10.1080/15205436.2018.1536791
  • Jansen, A.S., Eugster, B., Adam, Silke., & Maier, D. (2018). Who Drives the Agenda, Media or Parties? A Seven-Country Comparison in the Run-Up to the 2014 European Parliament Elections. The International Journal of Press/Politics, accepted. https://doi.org/10.1177/1940161218805143
  • Arlt, D., Rauschfleisch, A., & Schäfer, M.S. (2018). Between Fragmentation and Dialogue. Twitter Communities and Political Debate About the Swiss “Nuclear Withdrawal Initiative”. https://doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2018.1430600
  • Häussler, T. (2018). Heating up the debate? Measuring fragmentation and polarization in a German climate change hyperlink network. Social Networks, 54, 303-313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socnet.2017.10.002
  • Maier, D., Waldherr, A., Miltner, P., Wiedemann, G., Nielker, A., Keinert, A., Pfetsch, B., Heyer, G., Reber, U., Häussler, T., Schmid-Petri, H. & Adam, S. (2018). Applying LDA topic modeling in communication research: Toward a valid and reliable methodology. Communication Methods and Measures, 12, 93-118. Available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19312458.2018.1430754?journalCode=hcms20
  • Schmid-Petri, H., Adam, S., Reber, U., Häussler, T., Maier, D., Miltner, P., Pfetsch, B. & Waldherr, A. (2018). Homophily and prestige: An assessment of their relative strenght to explain link formation in the online climate change debate. Social Networks, 55, 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socnet.2018.05.001
  • Arlt, D., & Wolling, J. (2018, accepted for publication). Bias wanted! Examining people’s information exposure, quality expectations and bias perceptions in the context of the refugees’ debate among different segments of the German population. Communications – the European Journal of Communication Research.
  • Arlt, D., Hoppe, I., Schmitt, J. B., De Silva-Schmidt, F. & Brüggemann, M. (2017, accepted for publication). Climate Engagement in a Digital Age: Exploring the Drivers of Participation in Climate Discourse Online in the Context of COP21. Environmental Communication.
  • Schmid-Petri, H. & Adam, S. (accepted for publication). Innovative Methoden der Inhaltsanalyse – automatisierte Verfahren im Fokus. In O. Gabriel, T. Faas & J. Maier (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Wahl- und Einstellungsforschung. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag.
  • Eugster, Beatrice (accepted for publication). Immigrants and Poverty, and Conditionality of Immigrants’ Social Rights. Journal of European Social Policy.


  • Brüggemann, M., De Silva-Schmidt, F., Hoppe, I., Arlt, D., & Schmitt, J. B. (2017). The Appeasement Effect of a United Nations Climate Summit on the German Public. Nature Climate Change. http://rdcu.be/wAMd
  • Schmid-Petri, H. (2017). Politicization of science: how climate change skeptics use experts and scientific evidence in their online communication. Climatic Change, 145, 523-537.
  • Schmid-Petri, H. (2017). Do conservative media provide a forum for skeptical voices? The link between ideology and the coverage of climate change in British, German, and Swiss newspapers. Environmental Communication, 11(4), 554-567.
  • Schmid-Petri, H. (2017). Conceptualization. In J. Matthes (Hrsg.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Schmidt F. (2017). ‘Drivers of populism – a four-country comparison of party communication in the run-up to the 2014 European Parliament elections’, Political Studies, advance online publication, doi: 10.1177/0032321717723506.
  • Adam, Silke; Eugster, Beatrice; Antl-Wittenberg, Eva; Azrout, Rachid; Möller, Judith; de Vreese, Claas; Maier, Michaela & Kritzinger, Sylvia: News media’s position-taking regarding the European Union: the synchronization of mass media’s reporting and commentating in the 2014 European Parliament elections. Journal of European Public Policy. Published online: 5.10.2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2017.1375546
  • Maier, Michaela; Bacherle, Patrick; Adam, Silke & Leidecker-Sandmann, Melanie (2017): The Interplay between Parties and Media in Putting EU-Issues on the Agenda. A temporal pattern analysis of the 2014 European Parliamentary election campaigns in Austria, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Party Politics. Published online: 20.4.2017 (Link)
  • Häussler, T., Adam, S., Schmid-Petri, H. & Reber, U (2017). How Political Conflict Shapes Online Spaces: A Comparison of Climate Change Hyperlink Networks in the U.S. and Germany. International Journal of Communication 11(2017): 3096 – 3117. http://ijoc.org
  • Arlt, D. (2017). Communication behavior and protest participation in the refugee debate: The role of personal conversations, mass media and social media usage in citizen participation. Studies in Communication | Media (SCM), 6(1), 81–94.
  • Arlt, D. & Wolling, J. (2017): Die Flüchtlingsdebatte in den Medien aus der Perspektive der Bevölkerung: Veränderungen von Nutzungsmustern, Erwartungen, Bewertungen und Einstellungen zwischen 2016 und 2017. Media Perspektiven, 6: 325-337.
  • Maier, M; Adam, S. & Maier, J. (2017). Does the messenger matter? A comparison of the effects of Eurosceptic messages communicated by mainstream and radical right-wing parties on citizens’ EU attitudes: Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties.