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Online Workshop: Platforms’ content moderation & accountability – Evaluating the present and looking into the future

The workshop was organized by Zemki member Christian Katzenbach and Sebastian Schwemer from the University of Copenhagen. The event is part of the reCreating Europe work package 6 on intermediaries, which investigates content moderation of online platforms.


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New Issue of "Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research"

ZeMKI member Prof. Dr. Stephanie Averbeck-Lietz has edited the current issue of the journal together with Leen d'Haenes. This issue is a Special Issue that is completely open access.


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Lecture by ZeMKI member Sabine Thöle: The "Doing Gender" in the Publications of the Journalist Martha Maria Gehrke (1894-1985)

The lecture on November 25 took place in the context of the Gender History Study Day at the University of Wuppertal.


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New article in open access by ZeMKI member Dr. Erik Koenen

The article "Epistemologie digitaler Experimentalsysteme am Beispiel von Zeitungsportalen. Methodologische und praktische Herausforderungen, Probleme und Perspektiven" appears in a special volume of the 'Zeitschrift für Digitale Geisteswissenschaften'.


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European Media Salon: Communicative AI, Human-Machine Communication and the Automation of media and Communications: Taking a societal view

On November 30, 2022, the next event of the European Media Salon will take place via zoom on the topic "Communicative AI, Human-Machine Communication and the Automation of media and Communications: Taking a societal view". Speakers will be Leopoldina Fortunati and David J. Gunkel.


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New article: From human-machine-communication to communicative AI. The automation of communication as a subject of communication and media research

The article was written by members of the ZeMKI in collaboration with external researchers and is published in open access in the quarterly journal for communication research "Publizistik".


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ZeMKI-Research Seminar with Prof. Dr. Simone Natale (University of Turin, Italy)

"The banality of deception: Rethinking the relationship between deception and media in the age of fake news and disinformation", November 23 2022, 16.15 – 17.45 (CET), Linzer Str. 4, Raum 60.070, 28359 Bremen


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New article by ZeMKI members Dr. Erik Koenen and Prof. Dr. Christian Pentzold

The article, written by Erik Koenen, Christian Pentzold, Anna Seikel, and Jakob Jünger, uses qualitative methods to analyze ICA (International Communication Association) presentations. The article will be published in the Annals of the ICA.


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ZeMKI member Dr. Stephanie Seul has been appointed co-editor of “Media History” (Taylor&Francis)

The peer-reviewed international and interdisciplinary journal publishes articles about media, communication and society from the fifteenth century to the present.


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New article on the local news app molo.news published

The article "From Gatekeeping to Co-Creation: molo.news as a relational platform to overcome the crisis of local public sphere" was written by Katharina Heitmann-Werner, Andrea Grahl, Andreas Hepp, Wiebke Loosen and Leif Kramp and published by Evangelischer Pressedienst.