Algorithmed Public Spheres


Wiebke Loosen

PD Dr. Wiebke Loosen

PD Dr. Wiebke Loosen studied Communications at the University of Münster, where she was also a researcher and assistant until in 2000 she changed to the University of Hamburg. In 2006/2007 she acted in place of a professorship for communication studies focusing on online communication and communicator research at the LMU in Munich.

In 2010, Wiebke Loosen habilitated on the subject „Transformationen des Journalismus und der Journalismusforschung“ [Transformations of Journalism and Journalism Research] at the Faculty of Social Studies Faculty at Hamburg University.

Since 1 April 2010 Wiebke Loosen has been a senior researcher at the Hans-Bredow-Institut. In her research, she focuses on the areas of journalism research, online communication and methods of empirical communication research. Wiebke Loosen is a member of the board of trustees of the Akademie für Publizistik, and co-editor of the series “Aktuell. Studien zum Journalismus” [Topical. Studies on Journalism].

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