Christoph Neuberger teaches journalism and communication science at Freie Universität Berlin. The professorship is associated with the position of the managing director at the Weizenbaum-Institut e.V. His work focuses on the digital transformation of media, the public sphere and journalism.
After his studies, Ph.D. and habilitation in communication science at the Catholic University of Eichstätt, he held a professorship for journalism at the University of Leipzig (2001/2002). From 2002 to 2011 he was Professor of Communication Science with a focus on "Journalism" at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and from 2011 to 2019 Professor of Communication Science with a focus on "Media Change" at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.
He is a full member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences (BAdW) and the German Academy of Engineering Sciences (acatech). Since February 2020 he has been Managing Director of the Weizenbaum Institute.
Managing Director Weizenbaum-Institut e.V.
Principal Investigator Research Group "News, Campaigns and the Rationality of Public Discourse“
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