© Susanne Lüdeling

Laura Badura M. A.

Research assistant

Department of Communication
Room: B 222
Bispinghof 9-14
D-48143 Münster
Phone: +49 251 83-24655

Research Training Group “Trust and Communication in a Digitized World”
Room: 304
Domplatz 6
D-48143 Münster
Phone: +49 251 83-22675

laura.badura@uni-muenster.de

Consultation-hours

by individual arrangement via mail

  • Research interests

    • Journalism Studies
    • Risk Research
    • Trust and Media
    • Audience and Reception Studies
  • Short CV

    Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Public Relations, semester abroad at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (Switzerland). Master of Arts in 2016 in Communication Studies at the University of Münster with an empirical master thesis on risks regarding the reception of news media. Employment as research assistant since 2012 – for instance at the DFG-Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World" in Münster 2013-2015. Research Assistant in the Chair of Journalism Studies headed by Prof. Dr. Blöbaum since October 2016, at the same time doctoral student at the Research Training Group since April 2018. Dissertation project on the perception of journalistic risk from the recipients’ point of view.

  • Projects

    • Media Skepticism in Germany: German media skeptics speak out (since )
      Own funding
    • Media Literacy and Media Trust (since )
      Own funding
    • GRK 1712 - RTG 1712 - Trust and Communication in a Digitized World ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Research Training Group | Project Number: GRK 1712
  • Doctoral Thesis

    Topic: The Perception of Journalistic Risk. Exploring the Relationship Between Risk, Trust, and News Journalism from the Recipients’ Point of View.

    Supervisor
  • External functions

    since
    Board Member of the Department of Communication Münster (IfK)
    since
    Board Member of the Center for Applied Communication (ZAK) Münster
    since
    Member German Communication Association (DGPuK)
    since
    Board Member of the Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World"
    since
    Member of the Commission for Selection of Master Students for the Department of Communication Münster (IfK)
    since
    Member of the PhD Committee at the Faculty for Social Sciences at the U of Münster
    since
    Member Media Alumni Münster (MAM)
    since
    Member Center for Applied Communication (ZAK) Münster
    since
    Member in groups for early career scholars from the German Communication Association (DGPuK): Media Receptions and Effects; Journalism Studies
    since
    Member ECREA
    since
    Member ICA/Section: Journalism Studies
    -
    Member of the Undergraduate Student Council at the Department of Communication Münster (IfK)
  • Publications

  • Talks

    • Uth, Bernadette; Badura, Laura; Blöbaum, Blöbaum; Engelke, Katherine M. (): „Institutionalised Interdisciplinarity: Chances and Challenges for the readjustment of journalism studies“. Neujustierung der Journalistik/Journalismusforschung in der digitalen Gesellschaft. Journalismus und Wissenschaft im Wandel. Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe Journalistik/Journalismusforschung, Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, .
    • Badura, Laura; Uth, Bernadette (): „Zur Relationalität von Vertrauen und Risiko. Modellierung eines Prozesses für die Journalismusforschung [The Relation Between Trust and Risk. Modeling a Process for Journalism Studies.]“. Preconference zum Thema "Kommunikationswissenschaftliche Vertrauensforschung in einer digitalisierten Welt – Positionen und Perspektiven" im Rahmen der 64. Jahrestagung der DGPuK, Münster, Deutschland, .
    • Badura, Laura; Engelke, Katherine M.; Hase, Valerie (): ‘Incomplete, Erroneous, and Distorted Information? The Metajournalistic Discourse About the Risks of News Media Use for Recipients.’ ECREA Journalism Studies Conference, Vienna, Austria, .
    • Badura, Laura; Blöbaum, Bernd (): ‘Diverging truths: Distrust in the media due to the perception of a journalistic establishment.’ 7th European Communication Conference, Lugano, Switzerland, .
    • Badura, Laura; Schmidt, Malte G.; Gessner, Florian (): ‘Trust in Journalistic Content: Exploring the Antecedents of Trust in Journalism on a Micro-Level.’ The 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic, .
    • Badura, Laura; Schmidt, Malte G.; Engelke, Katherine M.; Blöbaum, Bernd (): „„Die da oben“ – der Zusammenhang zwischen Medienmisstrauen und der Wahrnehmung eines journalistischen Establishments. ["Those up there" – the Connection between Media Distrust and the Perception of the Journalistic Establishments.]“. 63. Jahrestagung der DGPuK zum Thema "Selbstbestimmung in der digitalen Welt", Mannheim, Deutschland, .
    • Badura, Laura (): ‘The Perception of Journalistic Risk: Exploring the Relationship Between Risk, Trust, and News Journalism from the Recipients’ Point of View.’ The 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association: Journalism Studies Graduate Student Colloquium, San Diego, USA, .
    • Badura, Laura (): ‘The Perception of Journalistic Risk – An Exploratory Study Assessing the Recipients' Perception of Risks Related to News Journalism.’ 6th European Communication Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, .
  • Teaching