Category Archives: Graduate School

Seifert, Rouven

Rouven Seifert, Dipl.-Kfm., (born 1984) studied Business Administration at the University of Hamburg. In his Diploma thesis he empirically analyzed the effects of PR and advertising on the success of media products. He joined the Graduate School Media and Communication in December 2012. In his doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Michel Clement, he focuses on dynamic aspects of the sequential distribution of hedonic media products.

Boller, Eva

Eva Boller studierte Journalistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Anglistik und Psychologie an der Universität Hamburg und am Trinity College in Dublin.

Ihre Magisterarbeit schrieb sie zu dem Thema “Framing in der TV-Auslandsberichterstattung“. Sie volontierte beim Norddeutschen Rundfunk (NDR) und arbeitete dort zwei Jahre für die Redaktionen ARD aktuell und das Kulturjournal.

Seit Januar 2012 promoviert sie an der Universität Hamburg und hat dafür ein Stipendium der Hans Böckler Stiftung erhalten. In ihrem Dissertationsprojekt beschäftigt sie sich mit der Darstellung des Libyenkriegs in europäischen Medien.

Schaudel, Ines

Ines Schaudel, M.A., (geb. 1985) studierte Publizistik, Politikwissenschaft und Kulturanthropologie an der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität in Mainz und der Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona. In ihrer Magisterarbeit beschäftigte sie sich mit der öffentlichen Meinung über Arbeitslose und deren Auswirkung auf die Betroffenen.

Seit April 2012 ist sie wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin im DFG-Projekt „Klimawandel aus Sicht der Medienrezipienten: Zur Wahrnehmung und Deutung eines Wissenschaftsthemas im Prozess öffentlicher Kommunikation“(KlimaRez), welches im Rahmen des Schwerpunktprogramms 1409 „Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit: Das Verständnis fragiler und konfligierender wissenschaftlicher Evidenz“ gefördert wird. In ihrem Dissertationsprojekt beschäftigt sie sich mit der Bedeutung spezifischer Medienerfahrungen für die Einstellung der Rezipienten zum Klimawandel.

Heise, Nele

Nele Heise, M.A., studied communication and history at the University of Erfurt, where she also has been working as a student assistant, e.g. for the research project “Bauhauskommunikation” [Bauhaus Communication]. In May 2011, she finished her masters programme in Communication Studies with a thesis on “Ethik der Internetforschung – Diskurs und Praxis” [Ethics of Internet Research – Discourse and Practice]. Nele Heise has been awarded several prizes for her scientific work, e.g. with the Advancement Award of the Thuringian State Media Authority in 2008.

Since October 2011 she is working as a junior researcher at the Hans Bredow Institute for the DFG funded project “Die (Wieder-)Entdeckung des Publikums” [The (Re-)Discovery of the Audience]. Nele Heise is an associated member of the GMaC since December 2011; in her Ph.D project she examines the role of technolgical affordances and agency in participatory practices of radio communication with a special focus on podcasting.

Nele Heise is member of several academic organizations, e.g. the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft e.V. (DGPuK). Her research interests cover areas such as processes and forms of (online) participation, appropriation of (Media) Technology, STS, online (research) ethics, affordances, agency and mediatization.

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Yulia, Vitania

Vitania Yulia (born 1979), M.A., studied Communication Sciences at the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). In her Master thesis she analysed the viewing experience and cultural practice of woman audience watching Indonesian soap operas. She completed her B.A in Communications and Media Management at the University of Padjadjaran, Indonesia.

Since May 2012 she is a PhD student at the Graduate School Media and Communication, University of Hamburg. In her doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink, she examines the patterns of multiple media use in Indonesia using a media repertoires approach.

Reimer, Julius

Julius Reimer studierte Kommunikationswissenschaft, Wirtschaftspolitik und Soziologie an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität in Münster und der Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano. Seit Oktober 2011 ist er wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im DFG-Projekt „Die (Wieder-)Entdeckung des Publikums. Journalismus unter den Bedingungen von Web 2.0“ am Hans-Bredow-Institut.

Während des Kommunikationswissenschaftsstudiums arbeitete er als studentischer Mitarbeiter bei Prof. Dr. Christoph Neuberger. Von November 2009 bis September 2011 war er als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter bei Prof. Dr. Klaus Meier am Institut für Journalistik der Technischen Universität Dortmund in Forschung und Lehre tätig. Dort promoviert er auch zum Thema “Branded Journalists. Theoretische Konzeption und empirische Exploration von Markenführung im Journalismus.”

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Harder, Marie Helena

“ALICE: Sometimes I believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

MAD HATTER: That’s an excellent practice!”

ALICE IN WONDERLAND (USA 2010, R: Tim Burton, B: Linda Woolverton (screenplay), Lewis Carroll (books))

PhD Candidate at the Institut für Medien und Kommunikation, Universität Hamburg: Broken Romance and Battles in Unfamiliar Worlds. Changing Female Protagonists in Current Mainstream Film (2000-2015). (Working title)

Fellow of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Member of the Graduate School Media and Communication of the University of Hamburg and the Hans-Bredow-Instituts für Medienforschung

Training in Systemic Counselling (ISB Wiesloch)

Diploma in Applied Theatre Studies (Universität Gießen), Studies in Media and Communication, German Literature (Universität Hamburg), and Arts du Spectacle (Cinéma) (Université Rennes II, France)

Drefs, Ines

In her dissertation Dr Ines Drefs analysed Professional Journalism in the Social Web with a special focus on International Public Broadcasting (Deutsche Welle). She was especially interested in journalistic handling of user comments and its democratic potential. She finished her doctorate in March 2019. Meanwhile, Dr Drefs holds a postdoc position at Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism. An up-to-date staff page can be found here: https://brost.ifj.tu-dortmund.de/institut/team/dr-ines-drefs/

Her research interest focuses on Media Assistance, Journalism Cultures, Media and Democratization, and (Online) Deliberation.

Ines is an alumna of the Erasmus Mundus Master’s in “Journalism and Media within Globalization: The European Perspective” of Aarhus University in Denmark, University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and University of Hamburg in Germany. Her Master’s thesis focused on Journalism Trainers’ Role Perception in the Context of Development Media.

Ines completed her B.A. in communications and social sciences at University of Erfurt, Germany, and Yonsei University Seoul, South Korea. In her Bachelor’s thesis she analyzed to what extent Ethnic Soap Operas can cause Changes in Stereotypical Perception.

Teaching

“Research Colloquium”, Tutorial (M.A., Erasmus Mundus Journalism), winter term 2013/14, Institute for Media and Communication, University of Hamburg.

“Das Mediensystem in der Bundesrepublik” [Germany’s media system]. Seminar (B.A., Media and communication studies), winter term 2012/13, Institute for Media and Communication, University of Hamburg.

Publications

Drefs, Ines; Thomass, Barbara. 2017. “Policy Brief: Communication and conflict in transitional societies – Integrating media and communication in development cooperation”. MeCoDEM Working Papers. Download here

Drefs, Ines; Thomass, Barbara. 2016. “Media Development From A New Angle”. DW Akademie Guest Post. http://www.dw.com/en/media-development-from-a-new-angle/a-36230886

Drefs, Ines; Thomass, Barbara. 2016. “Policy Brief: Supporting Journalism in Conflict Societies”. MeCoDEM Working Papers. Download here

Drefs, Ines; Thomass, Barbara. 2015. “Literature review: research findings about organisations engaging in media assistance in the fields of journalism training, civil society support, and good governance.” MeCoDEM Working Papers. Download here

Drefs, Ines. 2014. “Ten Years That Shook the Media World: Big Questions and Big Trends in International Media Developments (Book Review).” Digital Journalism 2 (1): 121–23. doi:10.1080/21670811.2013.820062 .

Talks

Drefs, Ines. 2017. “Moderne Medienentwicklungszusammenarbeit – Perspektiven aus Empirie und Praxis” [Modern media development cooperation – from an empirical and from a practical angle] , Guest lecture at seminar “Entwicklungskommunikation – Kommunikation für sozialen Wandel” [Communication for development – Communication for social change] (Dr. Kefa Hamidi), University of Leipzig, May 18 in Leipzig, Germany.

Drefs, Ines. 2016. “Facing ethical dilemmas: Journalists and media development actors in conflict societies”. FoME Symposium, November 4 in Berlin, Germany.

Drefs, Ines. 2016. “Funding Trends”. World Forum for Media Development (GFMD), September 22 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Drefs, Ines & Thomass, Barbara. 2016. “Development Cooperation in Conflict Societies: The Role of Media Assistance Organisations”. 24th World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), July 27 in Poznan, Poland.

Drefs, Ines. 2016. “Democratic Relevance of Social Web Commentary: Citizens’ Response to Journalistic News Coverage”. 24th World Congress of Political Science (IPSA), July 25 in Poznan, Poland.

Drefs, Ines. 2015. “International Media Development in Conflict Societies.” Faculty of Political Science (FPN) Workshop “Media, Conflict and Democratisation”, University of Belgrade, December 4 in Belgrade, Serbia

Drefs, Ines. 2015. “Journalists in Touch with the Audience. Insights from a Case Study in International Broadcasting.” Training Workshop “Ombudsmen in Tunisia”, Erich Brost Institute, June 3 in Tunis, Tunisia.

Drefs, Ines. 2014. “Democratic Relevance of Journalism in the Social Web: Journalistic Handling of User Communication.” 5th European Communication Conference (ECREA), November 15 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Drefs, Ines. 2014. “Overtrolled and underliked? Journalismus im Umgang mit
Social Web-Kommentaren” [Overtrolled and underliked? Journalism handling social web comments]. HSS Fachforum Medien “Journalismus zwischen den Wogen der Datenflut”, September 1 in Hamburg, Germany. http://www.hss.de/stipendium/themen/themen-2014/entern-oder-kentern.html

Drefs, Ines. 2014. “Journalistic Social Web Communication: A Theoretical and Methodological Proposal for Analyzing Democratic Potential.”  International Communication Association (ICA), 64th Annual Conference, May 24 in Seattle, USA. http://tinyurl.com/knexxle.

Drefs, Ines. 2013. “Professional Social Web Usage – Analyzing Journalism Practice in a Digital Environment.” International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), 2013 Conference, June 28 in Dublin, Ireland. http://www.iamcr2013dublin.org/conf-pres/author/1179.

Prostka, Dr. Tim

Dipl.-Kfm., wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Doktorand am Lehrstuhl für Marketing und Medienmanagement der Universität Hamburg, assoziiertes Mitglied der Graduate School Media and Communication (GMaC)

Werdegang

04/2009 – 03/2013

PhD student and academic assistant at the Chair of Marketing and Media Management, Institute for Marketing and Media at the University of Hamburg (Prof. Clement).

05/2008 – 08/2008

Internship at the Department of Electronic Media and Business Development of Axel Springer AG, Hamburg and Berlin.

05/2006 – 04/2008

Student assistant at the Chair of Marketing and Media Management, Institute for Marketing and Media at the University of Hamburg (Prof. Clement).

Since 09/2005

Self-employed in new media consulting and programming (a.o. audio and video download projects for Runte Consulting GmbH, Hamburg and PennState University, USA).

04/2005 – 03/2009

Studies of Business Administration at the University of Hamburg (Marketing, Industrial Management, Business Law).

09/2004 – 02/2005

Internship at the Department of Human Resources and Marketing of World Coffee Company GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg.

08/2003 – 02/2004

Visiting scholar at the Autonomous University of Yucatan, Merida/Mexico.

12/2000 – 02/2003

Student assistant at the Chair of General Business Administration and Media Management, International Institute for Management at the University of Flensburg (Prof. Sjurts).

09/2000 – 07/2004

Studies of International Management at the University of Flensburg (Media Management, Financial Management).

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