Interview beim Deutschlandfunk: “Körperoptimierung: Fitness-Hype bei Social Media”

Der perfekte Körper ist überall – erst recht bei Social Media. Instagram und Co sind voll von Menschen, die ihre Muskeln stählen – und anderen zeigen, wie es geht. Mirjam zum Beispiel. Sie ist Fitnesscoach und postet Trainingsvideos auf Youtube. Warum sie das macht, erzählt sie im Podcast. Wär ja …

Die Macht des Internets. Erklärt für Kinder in Mini-Max. 1. Kärntner Zeitung für Schule + Freizeit

  Interview in MINI-MAX – Die 1. Kärntner Zeitung für Schule + Freizeit zu Themen wie Anerkennung & Beachtung, Cybermobbing, Beleidigungen tun weh und Freundschaften im Netz Text folgt in Kürze  

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 …

Self-image in the digital era: The age of human optimization on Instagram

Humans are social animals and flawed beings – according to historians and philosophers. Right now, in this digital age and above all mobile society, self becomes an inherently poignant aspect of human life and interaction. One aspect is the expression of self in different situations. Sports, trained bodies, muscular body …

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 …

WDR Radio-Interview zum Anschlag von Manchester und Online-Trauer

Paris, Berlin, Manchester. Heute sind die Orte auch Synonyme für Anschläge und Auslöser für öffentliche Trauer. Hierzu wurde ich kurz nach den Anschlägen im WDR-Radio interviewt.   Bildquelle

Global Mediatization Research Conference

Digital embeddedness is increasingly shaping how we experience our social lives. At the same time, as all levels of culture and society are shaped by new technological advancements online that lead to new forms of mediatization, the ways and contexts in which digital media are integrated into communicative structures are …

Call for papers: Global Mediatization Research and Technology

Digital embeddedness (Markham, 2017) is increasingly shaping how we experience our social lives. At the same time, as all levels of culture and society are shaped by new technological advancements online that lead to new forms of mediatization, the ways and contexts in which digital media are integrated into communicative …