The theme of this year's European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) conference is "Communication and Trust: Building Safe, Sustainable and Promising Futures".
The conference will focus on the role of media and communication in a rapidly changing technological, economic and cultural environment and what media and communication can do to build a sustainable, secure future. Due to the pandemic, the entire conference will take place online. More information here
The HBI is participating with the following contributions:
7 September 2021
8 September 2021
- “Capturing Public Connection Repertoires and Their Consequences for Construction of Public Spheres”, presentation by Uwe Hasebrink, Lisa Merten
- “News Won't Find Me? Exploring Inequalities in Social Media News Use with Tracking Data", presentation by Lisa Merten et al.
- “How People Make Use of Media within Their Everyday Lives. A Life-World Oriented Mapping Approach to the Field Formerly Known as ‘Audience and Reception Studies’” by Ingrid Paus-Hasebrink and Uwe Hasebrink
9 September 2021
- "Comparing the Comparison: (In)Congruences between Journalists’ Role Conceptions and Audiences’ Expectations in the U.S. and Germany" by Sascha Hölig, Wiebke Loosen and Julius Reimer, together with Tim P. Vos (Michigan State University, School of Journalism), Tatsiana Karaliova (Butler University) and Martin Eichholz (Kelton Global) – 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. CEST (GMT+2), Room 2, Session "News Audiences"
- “Changing Practices of Everyday News Use: Individuals' Public Connection Repertoires and the Re-Figuration of Public Communication” by Sophie Wagner, Lisa Merten and Uwe Hasebrink
- “Sailing the Course of Journalism or Science? Ethnographic Insights into Topic Selection, Expertise and Boundary Work at the Science Media Center” by Irene Broer – 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CEST (GMT+2) , Session "Experts, Stakeholders and the Public"