Publications: 2023

All publications are ordered alphabetically.

Articles, chapters and papers published before 2020 can be accessed through the newsletter archive or under "Books".

  • Arendt, F. (2023). Media stereotypes, prejudice, and preference-based reinforcement: Toward the dynamic of self-reinforcing effects by integrating audience selectivity. Journal of Communication, 73(5), 463-475.
    Published online: 05/06/23
  • Arendt, F., Forrai, M., & Mestas, M. (2023). News framing and preference-based reinforcement: Evidence from a real framing environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Communication Research, 50(2), 179-204.
    Published online: 07/07/22
  • Arendt, F., Markiewitz, A., & Scherr, S. (2023). News for life: Improving the quality of journalistic news reporting to prevent suicides. Journal of Communication, 73(1), 73-85.
    Published online: 28/11/22
  • Arendt, F., & Mestas, M. (2023). Suicide among soldiers and social contagion effects: An interrupted time-series analysis. Social Science & Medicine, 320, 115747.
    Published online: 03/02/23
  • Arendt, F., Northup, T., Forrai, M., & Scheufele, D. (2023). Why we stopped listening to the other side: How partisan cues in news coverage undermine the deliberative foundations of democracy. Journal of Communication, 73(5), 413-426.
    Published online: 15/03/23
  • Arendt, F., Till, B., Voracek, M., Kirchner, S., Sonneck, G., Naderer, B., Pürcher, P., & Niederkrotenthaler, T. (2023). ChatGPT, artificial intelligence, and suicide prevention: A call for a targeted and concerted research effort. Crisis, 44(5), 367-370.
    Published online: 22/09/23
  • Axyonova, V., & Lozka, K. (2023). "We are at war": Reflections on positionality and research as negotiation in post-2022 Ukraine. Journal of International Relations and Development, 26, 711-721.
    Published online: 13/07/23
  • Banks, J.*, & Koban, K.* (2023). A kind apart: The limited application of human race and sex stereotypes to humanoid social robots. International Journal of Social Robotics, 15, 1949-1961.
    * shared first-authorship
    Published online: 05/07/22
  • Banks, J.*, Koban, K.*, & Haggadone, B. A. (2023). Avoiding the abject and seeking the script: Perceived mind, morality, and trust in a persuasive social robot. ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction, 12(3), 32.
    *shared first-authorship
    Published online: 14/04/23
  • Banks, J., Koban, K., & Haggadone, B. A. (2023). Breaking the typecast: Moral status and trust in robotic moral patients. In R. Hakli, P. Mäkelä, & J. Seibt (Eds.), Social robots in social institutions. Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2022 (pp. 315-324). IOS Press.
  • Bernhard, J., & Russmann, U. (2023). Digitalization in public relations – Changing competences: A longitudinal analysis of skills required in PR job ads. Public Relations Review, 49(1), 102283.
    Published online: 31/12/22
  • Binder, A., & Matthes, J. (2023). What can stop the "pester power"? A longitudinal study on the impact of children's audiovisual media consumption on media-motivated food purchase requests. Pediatric Obesity, 18(6), e13018.
    Published online: 15/03/23
  • Boyer, M. M. (2023). Aroused argumentation: How the news exacerbates motivated reasoning. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 28(1), 92-115.
    Published online: 28/04/21
  • Boyer, M. M., & Lecheler, S. (2023). Social mobility or social change? How different groups react to identity-related news. European Journal of Communication, 38(1), 58-76.
    Published online: 21/06/22
  • Brändle, V. K. (2023). Claiming authority over 'truths' and 'facts': Information risk campaigns to prevent irregular migration. In M. Conrad, G. Hálfdanarson, A. Michailidou, C. Galpin & N. Pyrhönen (Eds.), Europe in the age of post-truth politics (pp. 151-176). Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.
    Published online: 11/11/22
  • Brändle, V. K., Helles, R. & Jensen, K.B. (2023). The communicative state of states. In R. Helles, & K.B. Jensen (Eds.), Comparing communication systems: The Internets of China, Europe, and the United States (pp. 24-45). Oxon: Routledge.
    Published online: 29/11/22
  • Devos, S., Karsay, K., Eggermont, S., & Vandenbosch, L. (2023). "Whatever you do, I can do too": Disentangling the daily relations between exposure to positive social media content, can self, and pressure. Communication Monographs, 90(4), 437-455.
    Published online: 09/05/23
  • Dienlin, T. (2023). Privacy calculus: Theories, studies, and new perspectives. In S. Trepte, & P. Masur (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Privacy and Social Media (pp. 70-79). Routledge.
  • Dorer, J. (2023). Feministische Theorie als Fundament feministischer Kommunikationswissenschaft. In J. Dorer, B. Geiger, B. Hipfl, & V. Ratković (Eds.), Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht (pp. 7-23). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 09/07/23
  • Dorer, J. (2023). Genealogie neuer Kommunikationstechnologien und Geschlecht. Zu den Anfängen des Internets. In J. Dorer, B. Geiger, B. Hipfl, & V. Ratković (Eds.), Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht (pp. 467-481). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 09/07/23
  • Dorer, J., Geiger, B., Hipfl, B., & Ratković, V. (2023). Medien und Geschlecht. Einleitung. In J. Dorer, B. Geiger, B. Hipfl, & V. Ratković (Eds.), Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht (pp. 1-4). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 09/07/23
  • Dorer, J., Geiger, B., Hipfl, B., & Ratković, V. (2023). Feministische Medien- und Kommunikationsforschung: Rückblick – Ausblick. In J. Dorer, B. Geiger, B. Hipfl, & V. Ratković (Eds.). Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht (pp. 1017-1031). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 09/07/23
  • Dorer, J., Hipfl, B., Geiger, B., & Ratković, V. (Eds.). (2023). Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht. Perspektiven und Befunde der feministischen Kommunikations- und Medienforschung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Dorer, J., & Marschik, M. (2023): Mediensport. Gender und Intersektionalität im Sportressort und in der Sportberichterstattung. In J. Dorer, B. Geiger, B. Hipfl, & V. Ratković (Eds.), Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht (pp. 835-851). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 09/07/23
  • Dorer, J., & Marschik, M. (2023). 1923: Radio Hekaphon sendet erstmals. Das erste Rundfunkunternehmen Österreichs. In Haus der Geschichte Österreichs. Lexikon, retrieved from
  • Dorer, J., & Marschik, M. (2023). 1924: Die Gründung des Freien Radiobund. Radio und Arbeiter*innen-Bewegung in den 1920er Jahren. In Haus der Geschichte Österreichs. Lexikon, retrieved from
  • Duchkowitsch, W. (2023). Die Wiederkehr der Zensur. In B. Hachleitner, A. Pfoser, K. Prager, & W. M. Schwarz (Eds.), Die Zerstörung der Demokratie. Österreich, März 1933 bis Februar 1934 (pp. 80-84). Wien: Wienbibliothek im Rathaus.
    Published: 23/05/23
  • Einwiller, S., & Weitzl, W. (2023). Complaint management in digital environments. In V. Luoma-aho & M. Badham (Eds.), Handbook of Digital Corporate Communication (pp. 193-207). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
    Published: 18/05/23
  • Forrai, M., Koban, K., & Matthes, J. (2023). Short-sighted ghosts. Psychological antecedents and consequences of ghosting others within emerging adults' romantic relationships and friendships. Telematics and Informatics, 80, 101969.
    Published online: 23/03/23
  • Freiling, I., & Matthes, J. (2023). Correcting climate change misinformation on social media: Reciprocal relationships between correcting others, anger, and environmental activism. Computers in Human Behavior, 145, 107769.
    Published online: 01/04/23
  • Gouma, A., & Dorer, J. (2023). Intersektionalität: Methodologische und methodische Herausforderung für die feministische Medienforschung. In J. Dorer, B. Geiger, B. Hipfl, & V. Ratković (Eds.), Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht (pp. 183-198). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 09/07/23
  • Gudkova, O., & Sarikakis, K. (2023). Proactive and optimal protection of children's digital privacy as the cornerstone for European democracies. Zenodo.
    Published online: 15/08/23
  • Hanusch, F., & Löhmann, K. (2023). Dimensions of peripherality in journalism: A typology for studying new actors in the journalistic field. Digital Journalism, 11(7), 1292-1310.
    Published online: 13/12/22
  • Herczeg, P. (2023). Der Journalismus und das Weltverstehen. In W. Loosen & A. Scholl (Eds.), Schlüsselwerke der Journalismusforschung (pp. 31-44). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 23/07/23
  • Hendrickx, J., Van Remoortere, A., & Opgenhaffen, M. (2023). Love, Like or angry in times of COVID-19? Analysing news brands’ audience engagement on Facebook amidst a pandemic. Journalism and Media, 4(3), 931-945.
    Published online: 05/09/23
  • Huber, B., & Quesada Baena, L. (2023). Women scientists on TikTok: New opportunities to become visible and challenge gender stereotypes. Media and Communication, 11(1), 240-251.
    Published online: 27/03/23
  • Jovanovic, T., Bodroza, B., Orchard, L., Fullwood, C., Kermani, H., Casale, S., Fioravanti, G., Buljan, I., & Hren, D. (2023). Cross-cultural validity of the psycho-social aspects of Facebook Use (PSAFU) scale. Psihologija, 56(1), 31-62.
  • Kaňková, J., Saumer, M., Neureiter, A., Darovskikh, S., Shargina, E., & Matthes, J. (2023). "I am young, why should I vaccinate?" How empathetic and aggressive communication on social media impact young adults' attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccination. Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 1190847.
    Published online: 06/10/23
  • Karsay, K., Camerini, A.-L., & Matthes, J. (2023). COVID-19, digital media, and health: Lessons learned and the way ahead for the study of human communication. International Journal of Communication, 17, 623-630, retrieved from
  • Karsay, K., Camerini, A.-L., & Matthes, J. (2023) (Eds.). COVID-19, digital media, and health. Special issue. International Journal of Communication, 17, 623-734.
  • Karsay, K., Matthes, J., Schmuck, D., & Ecklebe, S. (2023). Messaging, posting, and browsing: A mobile experience sampling study investigating youth's social media use, affective well-being, and loneliness. Social Science Computer Review, 41(4), 1493-1513.
    Published online: 05/04/22
  • Karsay, K., Schmuck, D., Stevic, A., & Matthes, J. (2023). Sleeping with the smartphone: A panel study investigating parental mediation, adolescents' tiredness, and physical well-being. Behaviour & Information Technology, 42(11), 1833-1844.
    Published online: 16/07/22
  • Kaskeleviciute, R., & Matthes, J. (2023). A vicious cycle? Threat of terror, perceived media bias, and support for surveillance policies. Mass Communication and Society, 26(3), 463-485.
    Published online: 06/05/22
  • Kathirgamalingam, A., Lind, F., & Boomgaarden, H. (2023). Automated detection of voice in news texts: Evaluating tools for reported speech and speaker recognition. Computational Communication Research, 5(1), 85-108. Retrieved from
    Published online: 24/04/23
  • Keil, S., & Dorer, J. (2023). Medienproduktion: Journalismus und Geschlecht. In J. Dorer, B. Geiger, B. Hipfl, & V. Ratković (Eds.), Handbuch Medien und Geschlecht (pp. 271-286). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
    Published online: 09/07/23
  • Knupfer, H., Neureiter, A., & Matthes, J. (2023). From social media diet to public riot? Engagement with "greenfluencers" and young social media users' environmental activism. Computers in Human Behavior, 139, 107527.
    Published online: 14/10/22
  • Koban, K. & Banks, J. (2023). Dual-process theory in human-machine communication. In A.L. Guzman, R. McEwen, & S. Jones (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of human-machine communication (pp. 302-309). SAGE.
  • Koban, K., Stevic, A., & Matthes, J. (2023). A tale of two concepts: Differential temporal predictions of habitual and compulsive social media use concerning connection overload and sleep quality. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 28(2), zmac040.
    Published online: 16/01/23
  • Kobilke, L., Kulichkina, A., Baghumyan, A., & Pipal, C. (2023). Blaming it on NATO? Framing the role of NATO in the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine on Twitter. Frontiers in Political Science, 5, 1122439.
    Published online: 24/05/23
  • Kolokytha, O. (2023). Reclaiming place: Cultural initiatives in Cretan villages as enablers of citizen involvement and repopulation. In V. Durrer, A. Gilmore, L. Jancovich, & D. Stevenson (Eds.), Cultural policy is local: Understanding cultural policy as situated practice (pp. 169-187). UK: Palgrave.
    Published online: 27/08/23
  • Kougia, V., Fetzel, S., Kirchmair, T., Çano, E., Baharlou, S., Sharifzadeh, S. & Roth, B. (2023). MemeGraphs: Linking memes to knowledge graphs. In G. A. Jain, K. Kise, & R. Zanibbi (Eds.), Document analysis and recognition – ICDAR 2023. Lecture notes in computer science (pp. 534-551), 14187. Cham: Springer.
    Published online: 19/08/23
  • Matthes, J., Heiss, R., & van Scharrel, H. (2023). The distraction effect. Political and entertainment-oriented content on social media, political participation, interest, and knowledge. Computers in Human Behavior, 142, 107644.
    Published online: 02/01/23
  • Matthes, J., Nanz, A., Kaskeleviciute, R., Reiter, F., Freiling, I., Neureiter, A., Stubenvoll, M., Sherrah, S. E., Juricek, S., Munzir, A. A., & Noronha, I. (2023). The way we use social media matters: A panel study on passive versus active political social media use and affective polarization. International Journal of Communication, 17, 5223-5245, retrieved from
  • Matthes, J., Schmuck, D., & von Sikorski, C. (2023). In the eye of the beholder: A case for the visual hostile media phenomenon. Communication Research, 50(7), 879-903.
    Published online: 01/06/23
  • Matthes, J., Stevic, A., Koban, K., Thomas, M. F., Forrai, M., & Karsay, K. (2023). Fear of missing out, reflective smartphone disengagement, and loneliness in late adolescents. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 26(10), 731-738.
    Published online: 14/08/23
  • Mestas, M., & Arendt, F. (2023). Celebrity suicide and forced responsible reporting in the nineteenth century: Crown Prince Rudolf and the absence of a Werther Effect. Health Communication, 38(3), 568-574.
    Published online: 06/08/21
  • Neureiter, A., & Matthes, J. (2023). Comparing the effects of greenwashing claims in environmental airline advertising: Perceived greenwashing, brand evaluation, and flight shame. International Journal of Advertising, 42(3), 461-487.
    Published online: 28/05/22
  • Reiter, F., & Matthes, J. (2021). Correctives of the mainstream media? A panel study on mainstream media use, alternative digital media use, and the erosion of political interest as well as political knowledge. Digital Journalism, 11(5), 813-832.
    Published online: 20/10/21
  • Rosenthal-von der Pütten, A., & Koban, K. (2023). Interpersonal interaction between people and machines. In A.L. Guzman, R. McEwen, & S. Jones (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of human-machine communication (pp. 294-301). SAGE.
  • Rußmann, U., Einwiller, S., Seiffert-Brockmann, J., Stürmer, L., & Reiter, G. (2023). Journalismus in Zeiten verschwimmender Grenzen zwischen Journalismus, PR und Werbung. In T. Hug, & J. Penz (Eds.), Blinde Flecken im Mediensystem? – Qualitätsjournalismus im Krisenmodus (pp. 65–76). Innsbruck: Innsbruck University Press.
  • Schmuck, D., Matthes, J., & von Sikorski, C. (2023). No compassion for Muslims? How journalistic news coverage of terrorist crimes influences emotional reactions and policy support depending on the victim's religion. Crime & Delinquency, 69(5), 1020-1043.
    Published online: 11/03/21
  • Schmuck, D., Stevic, A., Matthes, J., & Karsay, K. (2023). Out of control? How parents' perceived lack of control over children's smartphone use affects children's self-esteem over time. New Media and Society, 25(1), 199-219.
    Published online: 28/04/21
  • Seiffert-Brockmann, J., & Neureiter, A. (2023). The gamification of corporate communications – New pathways of storytelling and relationship building. In V. Luoma-aho & M. Badham (Eds.), Handbook of Digital Corporate Communication (pp. 266-280). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
    Published: 18/05/23
  • Splendore, S., Garusi, D., & Valeriani, A. (2023). A deliberative democracy framework for analysing trust in journalists: An application to Italy. Media and Communication, 12, 7251.
    Published online: 12/10/23
  • Stranzl, J., & Ruppel, C. (2023). Wertschätzung am Arbeitsplatz: Warum Wertschätzung im Unternehmenskontext wichtig ist und welche Rolle die interne Kommunikation dabei spielt. Kommunikationsmanager, 1, 44-46.
  • Stürmer, L., & Einwiller, S. (2023). Is this advertising or not, and do I care? Perceptions of and opinions regarding hybrid forms of content. Journal of Marketing Communications, 29(2), 161-178.
    Published online: 04/12/22
  • Thomas, M. F., Binder, A., Stevic, A., & Matthes, J. (2023). 99+ matches but a spark ain't one: Adverse psychological effects of excessive swiping on dating apps. Telematics and Informatics, 78, 101949.
    Published online: 23/01/23
  • Toth, R., & Dienlin, T. (2023). Bittersweet symphony: Nostalgia and melancholia in music reception. Music & Science, 6, 20592043231155640.
    Published online: 06/03/23
  • Tremmel, M., & Wahl, I. (2023). Gender stereotypes in leadership: Analyzing the content and evaluation of stereotypes about typical, male, and female leaders. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, 1034258.
    Published online: 27/01/23
  • Unterreiter, L., Scherr, S., & Arendt, F. (2023). Investigating the effects of disclosure of lived experience of depression by mental health professionals: A web-based randomized controlled trial. Health & New Media Research, 7(1), 31-36.
    Published online: 30/06/23
  • Vranken, S., Matthes, J., Fitzgerald, K., & Beullens, K. (2023). I spy with my little eye: An eye-tracking study examining adolescents’ attention to alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in Instagram stories. Appetite, 189, 107000.
    Published online: 11/08/23
  • Wahl, I., Brugger, M., & Walenta, C. (2023). Effects of teleworkers' perceptions of superiors' power and trust on their working behaviour: An application of the slippery slope model. International Journal of Work Innovation, 3(4), 338–366.
    Published online: 07/02/23
  • Wolfgruber, D. (2023). I’m only joking!(?) The role of disparaging humor in the communicative constitution of inclusion/exclusion in organizations. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 42(9), 35-55.
    Published online: 28/02/23
  • Wolfgruber, D., & Einwiller, S. (2023). Diversity, inclusion, and communication: The role of internal communication in creating an inclusive work environment. In N. Rodriguez-Salcedo, Á. Moreno, S. Einwiller, & M. Recalde (Eds.), (Re)discovering the human element in public relations and communication management in unpredictable times. Advances in Public Relations and Communication Management, Vol. 6 (pp. 81-97). Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.
    Published online: 01/02/23