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Isabelle Freiling, M.A.

Scholar in the DFG-Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World"

Department of Communication
Room:
 312
Domplatz 6
D-48143 Münster

Phone+49 251 83-23684
i.freiling@uni-muenster.de

Consultation-hours

by individual arrangement via mail

  • Short CV

    Academic education

    • Since 12/2017 Scholar in the DFG-Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World" at the University of Münster
    • 08/2015 – 01/2016 Semester abroad at the University of Amsterdam, with Erasmus
    • 10/2014 – 11/2016 Master's degree at the Technical University of Dresden in "Applied Media Research"
    • 10/2011 – 09/2014 Bachelor's degree at the Technical University of Dresden in "Media research & practice"

    Carreer

    • 01/2017 – 11/2017 research associate at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at the chair of Prof. Dr. L. M. Hagen
    • 01/2017 – 02/2017 data analysis of the project „Refugium“, University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz
    • 02/2016 – 12/2016 research assistant at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at chair I
    • 11/2015 – 01/2016 working student at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at chair I
    • 08/2015 – 09/2015 working student at Boysen TU Dresden Graduate School
    • 10/2012 – 09/2015 student assistant at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden, at the chair of Prof. Dr. W. Donsbach

    Honors

    • 07/2019 Fulbright Fellow for 2019-2020 - German-American Fulbright Commission
  •  Teaching

    • WS 17/18 Seminar Survey Research, Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden
    • WS 17/18 Seminar Data Analysis I, Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden
    • WS 16/17 Tutorial Data Analysis II, Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden
    • WS 12/13 – WS 13/14 Tutorial Introduction Into Methods of Empirical Social Research, Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden
  •  Conference Organization

    • 09/2016 Organization of the Symposium „Digital Revolution in Democracy“
  • Publications

    • Freiling, Isabelle. (). Detecting misinformation in online social networks: A think-aloud study on user strategies. Studies in Communication and Media, 8(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 Georgi-Findlay B. & Kanzler K. (Hrsg.), Mensch, Maschine, Maschinenmenschen (S. 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(2), 2-4. doi: 10.24989/medienjournal.v41i2.1466.
    • Freiling I., Weidmüller L. (). Scan method tracks reader attention, engagement. Newspaper Research Journal, 38(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 Münch U. & Oberreuter H. (Hrsg.), Die neue Offenheit. Wahlverhalten und Regierungsoptionen im Kontext der Bundestagswahl 2013 (S. 199-220). München: Olzog.
  • Talks

    • 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, .
  • Theses

    • Freiling, I. (2016). Replicating highly cited papers using structural equation modeling in communication science. Master Thesis, TU Dresden, Germany.
    • Freiling, I. & Weidmüller, L. (2014). Der ‘Lesewert’ der Tageszeitung. Eine Nutzungsstudie anhand des Politik- und Regionalteils der Sächsischen Zeitung [The value of reading a newspaper. A study of newspaper use by means of the political and regional section of the German newspaper ‘Sächsische Zeitung’]. Bachelor Thesis, TU Dresden, Germany.
  • Academic Service

    • 04/2016 – 06/2017 Member of search committee for a Chair of Media and Communication/Science and Technology Communication at the Department of Media and Communication, Technical University of Dresden