Lunchtime Seminar: "Science Communication in Digital Information Environments"

Dienstag, 15. Juni 2021 - 12:15 bis 13:00

Speakers:  Prof. Dr. Julia Metag, Department of Communication at the University of Muenster, Germany

The talk provides an overview of current trends and research fields in science communication research and how science communication has changed in digital media environments. It will deal with the benefits for and challenges of science communication online and will outline the frameworks for analysis. Pressing questions of science communication in digital media environments such as worsening of science journalism, the pluralization of actors and audiences, fragmentation and polarization of science communication audiences as well as the role of mis- and disinformation and algorhitmization for science communication will be discussed.

The event belongs to the Topical Program (TP) Algorithmization and Social Interaction, which is part of the TP Initiative of the University of Münster and was initiated by a consortium of researchers from the Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, and Faculty of Educational and Social Science at University of Münster. The project is lead by Prof. Dr. Heike Trautmann (SBE, Department of Information Systems).

The event is open to the public and will be streamed via Zoom.

For more information, please visit: www.algorithmization.org