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Prof. Dr. Ulrike Klinger

Research Group Lead

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Klinger is Professor for Media and Communication Science at FU Berlin, with a special focus on digital communication and gender aspects. Her research focuses on political communication, the transformation of digital public spheres, local communication and digital technologies such as algorithms or social bots.

Ulrike Klinger completed her doctorate in Political Science at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main in 2010. From 2009 to 2018 she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Communication Science and Media Research at the University of Zurich, a visting researcher at Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society HIIG in Berlin (2013) and the Center for Information Technology and Society CITS at the University of California in Santa Barbara (2017), and visiting professor for digital communication at Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen (WS 2016/2017).

Contact

Phone

+49 30 700141-045

Email

ulrike.klinger[at]fu-berlin.de

Organisation
Freie Universität Berlin (FU)
  • Positions

    Research Group Lead:

    Research Group 14: News, Campaigns and the Rationality of Public Discourse

  • © Jan Kopankiewicz
  • Fields of research
    • Politische Kommunikation
    • Transformation digitaler Öffentlichkeiten
    • Lokale Kommunikation
    • Digitale Medien und Technologien wie Algorithmen oder Social Bots
Publications

Auswahl

Keller, T.R. & Klinger, U. (2018). Social bots in Germany’s 2017 national election campaign: Theoretical, empirical and methodological implications. Best Paper Award, International Communication Association ICA Political Communication Section, Mai 2018.

Klinger, U. & Svensson, J. (2018). The end of media logics? On algorithms and agency. New Media & Society.

Klinger, U. (2018). Aufstieg der Semiöffentlichkeit: Eine relationale Perspektive. Publizistik, 63(2), 245-267.

Klinger, U. (2018). Semiöffentlichkeit und politische Mobilisierung. In Hepp, A., Kubitschko, S., & Marszolek, I. (Hrsg.). Die mediatisierte Stadt (pp. 195-209). Springer VS, Wiesbaden.

Klinger, Ulrike (2018): Semiöffentlichkeit und politische Mobilisierung. Social Media in der mediatisierten Stadt, In: Hepp, Andreas, Kubitschko, Sebastian, Marszolek, Inge (Hrsg.): Die mediatisierte Stadt: Kommunikative Figurationen des urbanen Zusammenlebens. VS Springer. S. 195-209.

Klinger, Ulrike/ Russmann, Uta (2017): “Beer is more efficient than social media” - Political parties and strategic communication in Austrian and Swiss national elections. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19331681.2017.1369919.

Jarren, Otfried & Klinger, Ulrike (2017): Öffentlichkeit und Medien im digitalen Zeitalter: Zwischen Differenzierung und Neu-Institutionalisierung, In: Gapski, Harald, Oberle, Monika, Staufer, Walter (Hrsg.): Medienkompetenz als Herausforderung für Politik, politische Bildung und Medienbildung, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn. S. 33-42.
http://www.bpb.de/lernen/digitale-bildung/medienpaedagogik/medienkompetenz-schriftenreihe/257592/oeffentlichkeit-und-medien-im-digitalen-zeitalter

Klinger, Ulrike & Svensson, Jakob (2016): Network media logic: Some conceptual considerations, In: Bruns, Axel; Enli, Gunn; Skogerbø, Eli; Larsson, Anders O. & Christensen, Christian (eds): Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics. New York & London: Routledge. S. 23-38.

Klinger, Ulrike/ Svensson, Jakob (2015): The emergence of network media logic in political communication: A theoretical approach. New Media & Society 17(8): 1241-1257.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1461444814522952

Klinger, Ulrike/ Russmann, Uta (2014): Measuring online deliberation in local politics: An empirical analysis of the 2011 Zurich City Debate. International Journal of E-Politics 5(1): 61‐77.
https://www.igi-global.com/article/measuring-online-deliberation-in-local-politics/111191

Klinger, Ulrike (2013): Mastering the art of social media: Swiss parties, the 2011 national election and digital challenges. Information, Communication and Society 16(5): 717-736.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1369118X.2013.782329

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