Prof. Dr. Wiebke Möhring

Major teaching and research interests

  • Journalism studies, focus on local journalism and local communication
  • Public communication, its reception and effects
  • Methods of empirical social research

Ongoing research projects

  • DFG-project (approved; anticipated start in summer 2018, span of 3 years) „Freelancers in local Media – Characteristics, professional self-conception and the organisational structures of a newspaper’s editorial staff
  •  Cooperation project „New ways, stategies and business and communication models for bio plastics as a component of a sustainable economy (BiNa)“; Sub-project: „Public perception and communication“; Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (Span: 2015-2018); Cooperation partner and further information: www.biokunststoffe-nachhaltig.de
  •  Evidences in journalism and their influence on the perception of quality, the credibility and the reading experience

      Background

      • Since 2016: Professor for online and print journalism at the Institute for Journalism at TU Dortmund
      •  2016: Postdoctoral lecture qualification at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media with the venia legendi communication science
      • 2009 to 2016: Professor for public communication at University of Applied Science Hanover
      • 2007 to 2009: Research Assistant at the Institute for Journalism and Communication at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
      • 2007: Substitute professor for online communication and communicator research at Ludwig Maximilians-Universität München
      • 2003 to 2007: Research Assistant at the Institute for Journalism and Communication at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media and freelancer in different projects
      • 2000 to 2002: Residence in San Antonio, Texas and Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
      • 2000: Doctorate with the thesis: „Orientation during societal change? Local coverage in the new federal states 1991-1995“ at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
      • 1996 to 2000: Research Assistant at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media and freelancer in different projects
      • 1995 to 1996: Research Assistant for the expertise: „Local coverage in the new federal states in cities and communes with less than 100 000 citizens“ (Assignment by the Interior Ministry) at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
      • 1990 to 1995: Studies of Media Management (Applied Mass Communication) and Philosophy at Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media

       


      Published works

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