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Isabelle Freiling, M.A.

Research Training Group 1712 "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World"

Domplatz 6, Room 312
48143 Münster

Phone: +49 251 83-23684

i.freiling@uni-muenster.de

 
  • Research Areas

    • Media effects
    • Political communication
    • empirical research methods
  • Doctoral Thesis

    Working title: Misinformation in Online Social Networks: A User Perspective on Trust in Posts

    Supervisors
  • CV

    Education

    since
    Scholar in the DFG-Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World" at the University of Münster
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    Master's degree at the Technical University of Dresden in "Applied Media Research"
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    Semester abroad at the University of Amsterdam, with Erasmus
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    Bachelor's degree at the Technical University of Dresden in "Media research & practice"

    Positions

    since
    Scholar in the DFG-Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World" at the University of Münster
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    Fulbright Fellow at the Department of Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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    research associate at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at the chair of Prof. Dr. L. M. Hagen
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    data analysis of the project „Refugium“, University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz
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    research assistant at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at chair I
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    working student at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at chair I
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    working student at Boysen TU Dresden Graduate School
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    student assistant at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at the chair of Prof. Dr. W. Donsbach

    Honors

    Fulbright Fellow for 2019-2020 - German-American Fulbright Commission
  • Teaching

  • Projects

    • GRK 1712 - RTG 1712 - Trust and Communication in a Digitized World ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Research Training Group | Project Number: GRK 1712
  • Publications

    • Krause N. M., Freiling I., Beets B., Brossard D. . ‘Fact-Checking as Risk Communication: The Multi-Layered Risk of Misinformation in Times of COVID-19.’ Journal of Risk Research . doi: 10.1080/13669877.2020.1756385.
    • Scheufele, D. A., Krause, N. M., Freiling, I., Brossard, D. . ‘How Not to Lose the COVID-19 Communication War.’ Issues in Science and Technology .

    • Freiling, Isabelle. . ‘Detecting misinformation in online social networks: A think-aloud study on user strategies.’ Studies in Communication and Media 8, No. 4: 471-496. doi: 10.5771/2192-4007-2019-4-471.

    • Mothes C., Harst L., Freiling I. & Hagen L. M. . „Unterhaltung als Hedonismus und Eudaimonie – und Westworld als ihre Dekonstruktion.“ In Mensch, Maschine, Maschinenmenschen, herausgegeben von Georgi-Findlay B. & Kanzler K., 89-108. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

    • Brantner C., Freiling I., Hagen L. M., Mothes C., Schielicke A.-M., Weidmüller L. . „Editorial. Themenheft Digitale Revolution in der Demokratie. Wie die Digitalisierung die Politik verändert: Trends, Mechanismen und Strategien.“ Medien Journal 41, No. 2: 2-4. doi: 10.24989/medienjournal.v41i2.1466.
    • Freiling I., Weidmüller L. . ‘Scan method tracks reader attention, engagement.’ Newspaper Research Journal 38, No. 4: 449-461. doi: 10.1177/0739532917739874.

    • Donsbach W., Degen M., Freiling I., Schielicke A.-M. & Mothes C. . „Ein neuer Blick auf Politikverdrossenheit. Kompetenzgefühle und Einstellungen zur Politik angesichts komplexer Themen im Wahlkampf.“ In Die neue Offenheit. Wahlverhalten und Regierungsoptionen im Kontext der Bundestagswahl 2013, herausgegeben von Münch U. & Oberreuter H., 199-220. München: Olzog.
  • Talks

    • Freiling, Isabelle (): ‘Detecting misinformation on social media: A think-aloud study on user strategies’. E-Poster presentation at the AAAS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, USA, .
    • Freiling, Isabelle (): ‘’. Posterpräsentation innerhalb der International Summer School 2019 "Social Media as a Digital Agora for Arguments, Opinions, and Ideas?", Duisburg, Deutschland, .
    • Freiling, Isabelle (): ‘Misinformation in Online Social Networks: Users' Strategies in Trust and Credibility Evaluation’. 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Washington, D.C., USA, .
    • Freiling, Isabelle (): „“. 64. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Münster, .
    • Freiling, Isabelle; König, Lars (): ‘’. 61st Conference of Experimental Psychologists (TEAP 2019), London, United Kingdom, .
    • Freiling, Isabelle (): „“. Interdisziplinäre Tagung des smartNETWORK zu Öffentlichkeiten und Debattenkulturen in ihrer wechselseitigen Konstituierung: Beiträge aus den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften, Münster, .
    • Freiling, Isabelle (): ‘Searching for More or Just Using What’s There? Online Social Network Users’ Strategies to Detect Misinformation’. Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media, Hamburg, .
    • Freiling, I., Hagen, L. M., Harst, L. & Mothes, C. (): „How entertainment entertains us. Explanations with help of theories of communication research using the example of WESTWORLD series.“ Weiter-Sehen – 4. Werkstatt-Tagung „WESTWORLD“, Dresden, .
    • Donsbach, W., Mothes, C., Schielicke, A.-M. & Freiling, I. (): ‘Spiral of Dis-Identification: A new look at negative attitudes towards politics’. 65th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, .
    • Donsbach, W., Schielicke, A.-M., Degen, M., Freiling, I. & Mothes, C. (): ‘Spiral of Dis-Identification. Another look at reasons for negative political attitudes’. 67th Annual Conference of the World Association for Public Opinion Research, Nice, France, .
    • Donsbach, W., Mothes, C., Schielicke, A.-M, Degen, M. & Freiling, I. (): „Addressing and mobilizing voters in light of complex topics, decisions and perspectives: The German Election year 2013“. Entscheidungen und Perspektiven: Das Wahljahr 2013. , Akademie für politische Bildung, Tutzing, Deutschland, .