Aktuelle Publikationen


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.

Häussler, T., Adam, S., Schmid-Petri, H. & Reber, U. (accepted for publication). Linking Contexts: How Political Conflict Shapes Online Spaces. A Comparison of Climate Change Hyperlink Networks in the U.S. and Germany. International Journal of 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.


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.


Schmid-Petri, H. & Arlt, D. (2016). Constructing an illusion of scientific uncertainty? Framing climate change in German and British print media. Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research, 41(3), 265-289.

Schmid-Petri, Hannah; Häussler, Thomas; Adam, Silke (2016): Different Actors, different factors? A comparison of the news factor orientation between newspaper journalists and civil-society actors Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research. 41(4).

Adam, Silke; Antl-Wittenberg, Eva-Maria; Eugster, Beatrice; Leidecker, Melanie; Maier, Michaela & Schmidt, Franzisca (2016): Strategies of pro-EU parties in the face of a Euroskeptic challenge. European Union Politics. 0(0): 1-23. DOI 10.1177/1465116516661248

Häussler, Thomas; Arlt, Dorothee; Schmidt, Franzisca & Adam, Silke (2016): Contexts and their consequences. Approaches, challenges and results of comparative communication and media re-search. Studies in Communication Science 16(1): 52-53.

Häussler, Thomas; Schmid-Petri, Hannah, Adam, Silke, Reber, Ueli & Arlt, Dorothee (2016): The climate of debate. How institutional factors shape legislative discourses on climate change. A com-parative framing perspective. Studies in Communication Science 16(1): 94-102.

Adam, Silke; Häussler, Thomas; Schmid-Petri, Hannah; Reber, Ueli (2016): Identifying and analyzing hyperlink issue networks. In: Vowe, G. / Henn, P. (eds): Political Communication in the Online World: Theoretical Approaches and Research Designs. Oxford: Routledge. 233-247.

Adam, Silke; Maier, Michaela (2016): Campaigning on or downplaying EU integration? Explaining the salience parties attach to EU matters in European Parliamentary election campaigns. In: de Vreese, C. / de Brug, W. (eds): (Un-)Intended Consequences of European Parliamentary Elections. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 148-170.