The Digital Society. International and interdisciplinary perspectives. Class in the Winter 2018/9

THE DIGITAL SOCIETY.  Global mediatization research and technology. Findings, Challenges and International Perspectives in the Digital Age Culture, politics, economy and society are infiltrated with new technological advancements. This leads to new forms of mediatization, as digital media are integrated into communicative structures in varied ways. At the same time, …

Schöne digitale Welt? Wie Bilder wirken können.

Aktuell in Ad Astra, Magazin für Wissenschaft und Kultur der Alpen-Adria-Universität Wie wir uns und unseren Körper wahrnehmen, wird immer stärker durch Bilder in sozialen Medien beeinflusst. Katrin Döveling, Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft, hat untersucht, welche Folgen die Nutzung von Social Media auf die eigenen Körperbilder und die Selbstwahrnehmung …

Out now: Media Logic as Transaction Logic. An integrative perspective

Döveling, Katrin, Knorr, Charlotte (2018). Media Logic as Transaction Logic. An integrative perspective. In Caja Thimm, Mario Anastasiadis, Jessica Einspänner-Pflock (Eds.): Media logic(s) Revisited (133-156) London, New York, Shanghai: Palgrave McMillan. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-65756-1_7 The articles addresses three questions. How can media logic be conceptualized in a network society? How can interactivity …

Spcial issue in Social Media & Society (peer-reviewed Journal by SAGE)

Giaxoglou, K. & Döveling, K. (Guest-Editors) Special issue on affect / emotion from mediated to mediatized practice, embedded in digital communication. Jan 2018 This special issue contributes to the study of digital communication and mediatization, understanding humans in the digital age, digital mourning practices, emotional communication and studies of affective …

Peer-reviewed article: Mediatization of emotion on social media: forms and norms in digital mourning practices

This article provides the theoretical background for explanation of the mediatization of emotion on  social media as attested in different digital mourning practices. It discusses the affective and emotional turn alongside the mediatic turn in relation to key trends and foci in the study of affect/emotion. Our discussion points to …