Member profile

Dr. Philip Sinner

: Dr. Philip Sinner

Building/room:  Linzer Straße 4 (LINZ4) 40250
Phone:  +49 (0) 421 218 67638

E-Mail:  philip.sinnerprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Vita

Philip Sinner is research associate at the University of Bremen since August 2022 and postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) in the Lab Mediatization and Globalization. Since 2020, he has been co-leader of the bi-national research group CoKoMeV on conditions, communication, and digitalization of sports clubs in Germany and Austria. Philip Sinner is early- and mid-career scholars’ representatives for the Division Media Sport and Sport Communication (DGPuK) and YECREA Representative in the TWG Communication and Sport (ECREA).

From 2020 to 2022, Philip Sinner was a research associate at Paris Lodron University Salzburg and Johannes Kepler University in Linz and worked in the research projects RI:TrainPlus on conditions and communication of European Research Infrastructures and Core Facilities (Horizon 2020), CO:RE Children Online: Research and Evidence (Horizon 2020) and in the longitudinal study on media socialization of socially disadvantaged adolescents (Anniversary Fund of the Austrian National Bank). Since 2022 he has been a member of a research project of the Austrian Academy of Sciences on multilingualism in science. From 2019 to 2022, Philip Sinner also worked as a lecturer at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Salzburg and at the Faculty of Computer Science, Communication, Media at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in Hagenberg, focusing on theories and methods of communication studies, media use and media consumption, as well as sports communication and media sports.

In 2020, Philip Sinner was awarded a doctorate with distinction in philosophy based on a thesis on "Social Media in der Fußball-Bundesliga. The social media offerings of Bundesliga and 2nd Bundesliga clubs in Germany and their use by fans and interested persons" from the Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences at the University of Salzburg. From 2014 to 2018, he was a university assistant and doctoral student at the Department of Communication Studies and assigned to the Department of Audiovisual and Online Communication (Head: Prof. Dr. Ingrid Paus-Hasebrink). Previously, he worked as a research assistant (2011 to 2013) and later as a research associate (2013 to 2014) in the projects EU Kids Online III and IV and in the longitudinal study on media socialization of socially disadvantaged adolescents.

Philip Sinner studied Communication Studies (2007 to 2013) at Paris Lodron University and graduated with a thesis on "Kicking und clicking - Football and social media. The use of social media offerings by 1st Bundesliga clubs in Germany", which was awarded the merit scholarship of the Faculty of Cultural and Social Sciences. He previously studied law at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich (2004 to 2007).

 

Research interests

Media use, everyday and popular culture, media sports and sports communication, online communication of children and adolescents, organizational communication, science and higher education communication.

 

Memberships

  • The German Communication Association (DGPuK), Sections: Digital Communication, Media Education, Media Reception and Effects, Media Sport and Sport Communication
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), Networks, Sections, TWGs: YECREA (Young scholars network), Audience and Reception Studies, Children, Youth and Media, Media, Cities and Space, Communication and Sport
  • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
  • European Research Network EU Kids Online und Children Online: Research and Evidence (CO:RE)
  • European Research Network RI:TrainPlus
  • Research group CoKoMeV
  • Member of the National Committee “No Hate Speech” (Austria)
  • Member of the Saferinternet.at council

Publications (selected)

Monographien

  1. Prandner, Dimitri/ Sinner, Philip (2022): RI:TRAIN PLUS Deliverable 2.1. Identifying and Updating Training Needs in European Research Infrastructures and Core Facilities. With Contributions of WP2.1 Members. Milano & Bologna: RI:TRAIN PLUS & European Commission.
  2. Paus-Hasebrink, Ingrid/ Sinner, Philip (2021): 15 Jahre Panelstudie zur (Medien-)Sozialisation. Wie leben die Kinder von damals heute als junge Erwachsene? Reihe Lebensweltbezogene Medienforschung: Angebote – Rezeption – Sozialisation. Band 10. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  3. Sinner, Philip (2020): Social Media in der Fußball-Bundesliga. Die Social Media-Angebote der Vereine der Bundesliga und der 2. Bundesliga in Deutschland und deren Gebrauch durch Fans und Interessierte. Salzburg: Dissertationsschrift an der Kultur- und Gesellschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg.
  4. Paus-Hasebrink, Ingrid/ Kulterer, Jasmin/ Sinner, Philip (2019): Social Inequality, Childhood and the Media. A Longitudinal Study of the Mediatization of Socialisation. Transforming Communications – Studies in Cross-Media Research Series, Volume 4. London & Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Zeitschriftenartikel

  1. Schallhorn, Christiana/ Nölleke, Daniel/ Sinner, Philip/ Seeger, Christof/ Nieland, Jörg-Uwe/ Horky, Thomas/ Mehler, Katja (2022): Mediatization in Times of Pandemic: How German Grassroots Sports Clubs Employed Digital Media to Overcome Communication Challenges During COVID-19. Communication & Sport, Special Issue Mediatization. Online First: https://doi.org/10.1177/21674795221109759
  2. Paus-Hasebrink, Ingrid/ Sinner, Philip (2021): 15 Years Panel Study on (Media) Socialisation. The Children of Yesteryear are now Young Adults. Based on the presentation by Philip Sinner at the Vienna NGO Committee on the Family, November 8th 2021. In: Quarterly Bulletin of the Vienna NGO Committee on the Family 2018, Volume 120, S. 3-17.
  3. Horky, Thomas/ Nieland, Jörg-Uwe/ Nölleke, Daniel/ Schallhorn, Christiana/ Seeger, Christof/ Sinner, Philip (2020): COVID-19_KoMeV. Eine internationale Studie zum Medieneinsatz und Kommunikationsverhalten von Vereinen während COVID-19. In: Journal für Mediensport und Sportkommunikation. Corona-Blog, 001.
  4. Sinner, Philip (2018): Der Wert der Verlässlichkeit. In: Texte. Öffentlich-rechtliche Qualität im Diskurs (Hrsg. ORF), Nr. 21. Sport in öffentlich-rechtlichen Medien, S. 37-41.

Beiträge in Sammelbänden

  1. Sinner, Philip (2022): Fake News, Deep Fake Videos und Filterblasen. In: Kotzebue, Lena von/ Trültzsch-Wijnen, Christine/ Deibl, Ines/ Zumbach, Jörg (Hrsg.): Medienpädagogik, Mediendidaktik und fachdidaktische Mediendidaktik - Digitale Medien und Medienbildung. Salzburg: Waxmann (im Druck).
  2. Sinner, Philip/ Kaczmarek, Adrian (2022): Organisationskommunikation von niederklassigen Fußballvereinen in Österreich. Zur Online-Kommunikation von Amateurfußballvereinen in Zeiten der Covid-19 Pandemie. In: Horky, Thomas/ Nieland, Jörg-Uwe (Hrsg.): Mediensport und Sportkommunikation in der COVID-19 Pandemie. Heidelberg: Springer Nature (im Druck).
  3. Seeger, Christof/ Sinner, Philip/ Nieland, Jörg-Uwe/ Horky, Thomas/ Nölleke, Daniel/ Schallhorn, Christiana (2022): Das Kommunikationsverhalten von Sportvereinen in Deutschland und Österreich während der COVID-19 Pandemie. In: Horky, Thomas/ Nieland, Jörg-Uwe (Hrsg.): Mediensport und Sportkommunikation in der COVID-19 Pandemie. Heidelberg: Springer Nature (im Druck).
  4. Horky, Thomas/ Seeger, Christof/ Nieland, Jörg-Uwe/ Nölleke, Daniel/ Sinner, Philip/ Schallhorn, Christiana (2022): Relationship marketing during COVID-19: Communication strategies of German and Austrian sport clubs. In: Pedersen, Paul M. (Hrsg.): Research Handbook on Sport and COVID-19. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing (im Druck).
  5. Paus-Hasebrink, Ingrid/ Kulterer, Jasmin/ Oberlinner, Andreas/ Sinner, Philip (2021): Medien in der Sozialisation benachteiligter Jugendlicher. Blick in eine Langzeitstudie (2005 bis 2017). In: Berger, Fred/ Bütow, Birgit/ Fennes, Helmut/ Guerrini, Flavia/ Lauermann, Karin/ Sting, Stephan/ Wächter, Natalia (Hrsg.): Jugend – Lebenswelt – Bildung. Perspektiven für Jugendforschung in Österreich in Innsbruck. Schriftenreihe der ÖFEB-Sektion Sozialpädagogik. Leverkusen: Verlag Barbara Budrich, S. 229-248.
  6. Ortner, Christina/ Sinner, Philip/ Jadin, Tanja (2019): Chapter 25. The History of Online Social Media. In: Brügger, Niels/ Milligan, Ian (Hrsg.): The SAGE Handbook of Web History. Los Angeles, CA & London, UK: SAGE, S. 372-384.
  7. Sinner, Philip/ Reinersdorff, Daniel von (2019): Vielfalt durch Social Media? Österreichs Fußball im Social Web. In: Grimmer, Christoph G. (Hrsg.): Sportkommunikation in digitalen Medien. Vielfalt, Inszenierung, Professionalisierung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, S. 43-63.