Here you find some recent publications of our research group. For more information and a complete list, please consult our personal profiles.


Accepted Journal Articles & Book Chapters

  • Karsay, K., Matthes, J., Platzer, P., & Plinke, M. (accepted). Adopting the objectifying gaze: Exposure to sexually objectifying music videos and subsequent gazing behavior. Media Psychology.
  • Mayrhofer, M., & Matthes, J. (accepted). Drinking at work. The portrayal of alcohol in workplace-related TV dramas. Mass Communication and Society.
  • Vonbun, R., & Matthes, J. (accepted). Do channels matter? Investigating media characteristics in the agenda-building process of an election campaign. Journalism Studies.
  • Marti, M., Stauffacher, M., Matthes, J., & Wiemer, S. (accepted). Communicating earthquake preparedness. The influence of induced mood, perceived risk and gain or loss frames on homeowner's attitudes towards general precautionary measures for earthquakes. Risk Analysis.
  • Schmuck, D., Matthes, J., & Paul, F. (accepted). Negative stereotypical portrayals of Muslims in right-wing populist campaigns: Perceived discrimination, social identity threats, and hostility among young Muslim adults. Journal of Communication.
  • von Sikorski, C., Schmuck, D., Matthes, J., & Binder, A. (accepted). "Muslims are not terrorists": Islamic state coverage, journalistic differentiation between terrorism and Islam, fear reactions, and attitudes toward muslims. Mass Communication and Society.
  • von Sikorski, C., & Ludwig, M. (accepted). The effects of visual isolation on the perception of scandalized politicians. Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research.
  • Naderer, B., Matthes, J., & Zeller, P. (accepted). Placing snacks in children's movies: Cognitive, evaluative, and conative effects of product placements with character product interaction. International Journal of Advertising.
  • Naderer, B. (forthcoming). Types of hypotheses. In J. Matthes, R. Potter & C. S. Davis (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Karsay, K. (forthcoming). Construct. In J. Matthes, R. Potter & C. S. Davis (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • von Sikorski, C. (forthcoming). Measurement of behavior. In J. Matthes, R. Potter & C. S. Davis (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Schmuck, D. (forthcoming). Visual presentation of data. In J. Matthes, R. Potter & C. S. Davis (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Heiss, R. (forthcoming). Types of data. In J. Matthes, R. Potter & C. S. Davis (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Matthes, J., & Beyer, A. (accepted). Toward a cognitive-affective process model of hostile media perceptions: A multi-country structural equation modeling approach. Communication Research.
  • Matthes, J., & Arendt, F. (accepted). Spiral of silence. In K.B. Jensen, R.T. Craig, J. Pooley & E. Rothenbuhler (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy. Sage.

2017

  • de Vreese, C., Reinemann, C., Esser, F., Hopmann, D.N., Aalberg, T., Van Aelst, P., Berganza, R., Hubé, N., Legnante, G., Matthes, J., Papathanassopoulos, S., Salgado, S., Sheafer, T., Stanyer, J., & Strömbäck, J. (2017). Conclusion: Assessing news performance. In C. de Vreese, F. Esser &  D.N. Hopmann (Eds.), Comparing Political Journalism (pp. 168-183). London / New York: Routledge.
  • Reinemann, C., Scherr, S., Stanyer, J., Aalberg, T., Van Aelst, P., Berganza, R., Esser, F., Hopmann, D.N., Hubé, N., Legnante, G., Matthes, J., Papathanassopoulos, S., Salgado, S., Sheafer, T., Strömbäck, J., & de Vreese, C. (2017). Cross-conceptual architecture of news. In C. de Vreese, F. Esser &  D.N. Hopmann (Eds.), Comparing Political Journalism (pp. 150-167). London / New York: Routledge.
  • Esser, F., Engesser, S., & Matthes, J. (2017). Negativity. In C. de Vreese, F. Esser &  D.N. Hopmann (Eds.), Comparing Political Journalism (pp. 71-91). London / New York: Routledge.
  • Esser, F., de Vreese, C., Hopmann, D.N., Aalberg, T., Van Aelst, P., Berganza, R., Hubé, N., Legnante, G., Matthes, J., Papathanassopoulos, S., Reinemann, C., Salgado, S., Sheafer, T., Stanyer, J., & Strömbäck, J. (2017). The explanatory logic: Factors that shape political news. In C. de Vreese, F. Esser &  D.N. Hopmann (Eds.), Comparing Political Journalism (pp. 22-32). London / New York: Routledge.
  • Hopmann, D.N., Esser, F., de Vreese, C., Aalberg, T., Van Aelst, P., Berganza, R., Hubé, N., Legnante, G., Matthes, J., Papathanassopoulos, S., Reinemann, C., Salgado, S., Sheafer, T., Stanyer, J., & Strömbäck, J. (2017). How we did it: Approach and methods. In C. de Vreese, F. Esser &  D.N. Hopmann (Eds.), Comparing Political Journalism (pp. 10-21). London / New York: Routledge.
  • de Vreese, C., Esser, F., Hopmann, D.N., Aalberg, T., Van Aelst, P., Berganza, R., Hubé, N., Legnante, G., Matthes, J., Papathanassopoulos, S., Reinemann, C., Salgado, S., Sheafer, T., Stanyer, J., & Strömbäck, J. (2017). Our goal. Comparing news performance. In C. de Vreese, F. Esser &  D.N. Hopmann (Eds.), Comparing Political Journalism (pp. 1-9). London / New York: Routledge.

2016

  • Schmuck, D. (2016). Wirkungen rechtspopulistischer politischer Kampagnen aus Sicht der kommunikationswissenschaftlichen Forschung. Gedenkdienst 79(4), 3.
  • von Sikorski, C., & Matthes, J. (2016). Political scandals: The state-of-the-art and an agenda for future research. In G. Antanasov (Ed.), Медии и комуникация – юбилеен сборник 40 години Факултет по журналистика и масова комуникация [Media and communication – 40 years Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication] (pp. 205-216). Sofia, Bulgaria: Sofia University Press.
  • Arendt, F., Karsay, K., & Soffried, T. (2016): Werbung mit idealisierten Körperdarstellungen: Effekte auf die Unzufriedenheit mit dem eigenen Körper und die Ablehnung von Schönheitsoperationen [Advertising with idealized body images: Effects on body dissatisfaction and rejection of cosmetic surgery]. Medien Journal, 40(1), 29-42.
  • von Sikorski, C., & Ludwig, M. (2016). Zur Relevanz und Wirkung visueller Skandalberichterstattung. Theoretische Überlegungen und empirische Erkenntnisse. In M. Ludwig, T. Schierl & C. von Sikorski (Eds.), Mediated scandals. Gründe, Genese und Folgeeffekte von medialer Skandalberichterstattung (pp. 189-207). Köln, Germany: Halem.
  • von Sikorski, C., & Hänelt, M. (2016). (Re-)Framing the News: Die Effekte gerahmter Online-Kommentare in der Skandalberichterstattung – ein theoretisches Prozessmodell und eine experimentelle Überprüfung. In M. Ludwig, T. Schierl & C. von Sikorski (Eds.), Mediated scandals. Gründe, Genese und Folgeeffekte von medialer Skandalberichterstattung (pp. 208-230). Köln, Germany: Halem.
  • Marquart, F., & Naderer, B. (2016). Petty, R.E., & Cacioppo, J. T. (1986). Communication and persuasion: Central and peripheral routes to attitude change. In M. Potthoff (Ed.), Schlüsselwerke der Medienwirkungsforschung (pp. 231-242). Wiesbaden: Springer.
  • Grill, C., & Karsay, K. (2016). Twitter et les élections européennes. Une comparaison des agendas politiques en ligne dans huit États membres de l’Union européenne (Tweeting about the 2014 European Parliamentary Elections. Comparing the Political Online Agendas in Eight EU-Member States). In P. Maarek (Ed.), La communication politique des Européenes de 2014: pour ou contre l’Europe? (pp. 76-97) Paris: L’Harmattan.
  • Haas, H., Herczeg, P., & Karsay, K. (2016). Werbung – Ethik – Moral. In G. Siegert, W. Wirth, P. Weber, & J. Lischka, (Eds.), Handbuch Werbeforschung (pp. 57-77). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Naderer, B., & Matthes, J. (2016). Kinder und Werbung: Inhalte, Mechanismen und Wirkungen. In G. Siegert, W. Wirth, P. Weber, & J. A. Lischka (Eds.), Handbuch Werbeforschung (pp. 689-712). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

2015

  • Obereder, A., & Proschek, M. (2015). Diskriminierende Vorurteile: Antiamerikanismus in deutschsprachigen Medien. Medien Journal, 39(4), 37-51.
  • Wonneberger, A., & Matthes, J. (2015). Grüne Werbung. Inhalte und Wirkungen ökologischer Werbebotschaften. In G. Siegert, W. Wirth, P. Weber, & J. Lischka, (Eds.), Handbuch Werbeforschung (pp. 741-760). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Wirth, W., Sommer, K., Wettstein, M., & Matthes, J. (2015). Qualitätskriterien in der Inhaltsanalyse: Ein Vorwort. In W. Wirth, K. Sommer, M. Wettstein, & J. Matthes (Eds.), Qualitätskriterien in der Inhaltsanalyse (pp. 9-14). Methoden und Forschungslogik der Kommunikationswissenschaft 12. Köln: Halem Verlag.

2014

  • Schemer, C., Kühne, R., & Matthes, J. (2014). The role of measurement invariance in comparative communication research. In M. J. Canel & K. Voltmer (Eds.), Comparing political communication across time and space. New studies in an emerging field (pp. 31-46). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Sommer, K., Wettstein, M., Wirth, W., & Matthes, J. (2014) (Eds.). Automatisierung in der Inhaltsanalyse. Methoden und Forschungslogik der Kommunikationswissenschaft 11. Köln: Halem.
  • Sommer, K., Wettstein, M., Wirth, W., & Matthes, J. (2014). Zum Schattendasein der automatisierten Inhaltsanalyse: Ein Vorwort. In K. Sommer, M. Wettstein, W. Wirth & J. Matthes (Eds.), Automatisierung in der Inhaltsanalyse (pp. 9-15). Methoden und Forschungslogik der Kommunikationswissenschaft 11. Köln: Halem.
  • Arendt, F., Marquart, F., & Matthes, J. (2014). Implizite Kognition und Medien: Zur Notwendigkeit impliziter Messmethoden für die Kommunikationswissenschaft. Medien Journal, 38(2), 32-42.
  • Matthes, J. (2014). Učinky reklamy a skeptický spotřebitel. In P. Zahrádka (Ed.), Spotrebni kultura: historie, teorie a vyzkum (pp. 211-232). Prague: Academia.
  • Schmuck, D., & Matthes, J. (2014). Das Ende der Politikverdrossenheit? Politische Social Media-Angebote für Jugendliche [The end of political apathy? Social media and participatory politics for adolescents]. Psychologie in Österreich, 34(4), 264-269.
  • Arendt, F., & Matthes, J. (2014). Cognitive effects of political mass media. In C. Reineman (Ed.), Political Communication (pp. 547-568). Volume of the Handbook of Communication Sciences (HOCS). Berlin: De Gruyter.
  • Matthes, J. (2014). Advertising effects despite scepticism: Eroticism, humour, and celebrities. In B. Flath & E. Klein (Eds.), Advertising and design. Interdisciplinary perspectives on a cultural field (pp. 79-94). Bielefeld: transcript Verlag.
  • Schloffer, M. & Matthes, J. (2014). Zur Nützlichkeit von online-Kundenrezensionen bei Such- und Erfahrungsgütern. transfer – Werbeforschung & Praxis. Zeitschrift für Kommunikation und Markenführung, 60, 7-18.
  • Matthes, J. (2014). Framing. Konzepte: Ansätze der Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Band 10. Baden Baden: Nomos.
  • Matthes, J. (2014). Kognition. In C. Wünsch, H. Schramm, V. Gehrau & H. Bilandzic (Eds.), Handbuch Medienrezeption (pp. 13-28). Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  • Matthes, J. & Hayes, A.F. (2014). Methodological conundrums in spiral of silence research. In: W. Donsbach, C.T. Salmon & Y. Tsfati (Eds.), The Spiral of Silence. New perspectives on communication and public opinion (pp. 54-64). New York: Routledge.
  • Kriesi, H., Lavenex, S., Esser, F., Matthes, J., Bühlmann, M., & Bochsler D. (2014). Демокрацията в епохата на глобализация и медиатизация. Sofia: Academic Publishing House (Bulgarian Translation of Democracy in the age of globalization and mediatization).

2013

  • Kriesi, H., Laveneks, S., Eser, F., Mates, J., Biman, M., & Bohsler, D. (2013). Demokratija u eri globalizacije i medijatizacije. Edicija 'Libertas', Beograd: Albatros Plus (Serbian Translation of Democracy in the age of globalization and mediatization).
  • Kriesi, H., Lavenex, S., Esser, F., Matthes, J., Bühlmann, M., & Bochsler D. (2013). Democracy in the age of globalization and mediatization. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
  • Matthes, J. & Naderer, B. (2013). Zum Einfluss von Nahrungsmittelplatzierungen in Kinderfilmen. In H. Schramm, J. Knoll & D. Schlütz (Eds.), Innovation der Persuasion. Die Qualität der Werbe- und Markenkommunikation in neuen Medienwelten (pp. 59-74). Köln: Halem.
  • Marquart, F. (2013). Rechtspopulismus im Wandel. Wahlplakate der FPÖ von 1978-2008. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, 24(4), 353-371.
  • Marquart, F., & Matthes, J. (2013). Charakteristika, Inhalte und Wirkungen politischer Plakate aus Sicht der Visuellen Kommunikations- und Framingforschung: Ein Forschungsüberblick. In S. Geise & K. Lobinger (Eds.), Visual Framing. Perspektiven und Herausforderungen der Visuellen Kommunikationsforschung (pp. 216-233). Köln: Halem.
  • Matthes, J., & Rauchfleisch, A. (2013). The Swiss "Tina Fey Effect". The Content of Late-Night Political Humor and the Negative Effects of Political Parody on the Evaluation of Politicians. Communication Quarterly, 61(5), 596-614.
  • Matthes, J. (2013). Elaboration or distraction? Knowledge acquisition from thematically related and unrelated humor in political speeches. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 25(3), 291-302.
  • Arendt, F. (2013). Dose-dependent media priming effects of stereotypic newspaper articles on implicit and explicit stereotypes. Journal of Communication, 63, 830-851.
  • Matthes, J., & Marquart, F. (2013). Werbung auf niedrigem Niveau? Die Wirkung negativ-emotionalisierender politischer Werbung auf Einstellungen gegenüber Ausländern. Publizistik, 58(3), 247-266.
  • Arendt, F. (2013). News stereotypes, time, and fading priming effects. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 90, 347-362.
  • Matthes, J. (2013). The affective underpinning of hostile media perceptions: Exploring the distinct effects of affective and cognitive involvement. Communication Research, 40(3), 360-387.
  • Arendt, F., Marquart, F., & Matthes, J. (2013). Positively valenced, calming political ads. Their influence on the correspondence between implicit and explicit attitudes. Journal of Media Psychology, 25, 72-82.
  • Matthes, J. (2013). Do hostile opinion environments harm political participation? The moderating role of generalized social trust. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 25(1), 23-42.
  • Wonneberger, A., Schoenbach, K., & van Meurs, L. (2013). Dimensionality of TV-news exposure: Mapping news viewing behavior with people-meter data. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 25(1), 87-107.

2012

  • Arendt, F. (2012). A newspaper's effect on strength of automatic associations in memory. Journal of Media Psychology, 24, 1-8.
  • Matthes, J., Hayes, A.F., Rojas, H., Shen, F., Min, S. J., & Dylko, I. (2012). Exemplifying a dispositional approach to cross-cultural spiral of silence research: Fear of social isolation and the inclination of self-censor. International Journal of Public Opinion Research24(3), 287-305.
  • Matthes, J., Wirth, W., Schemer, C., & Pachoud, N. (2012). Tiptoe or Tackle? The Role of Product Placement Prominence and Program Involvement for the Mere Exposure Effect. Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising, 33, 129-145.
  • Matthes, J. (2012). Framing Politics: An Integrative Approach. American Behavioral Scientist, 56, 247-259.
  • Wonneberger, A., Schoenbach, K., & van Meurs, L. (2012). Staying tuned. TV-news audiences in the Netherlands 1988–2010. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 56(1), 55-74.

2011

  • Matthes, J., Schemer, C.,  Wirth, W., & Kissling, A. (2011). I see what you don’t see: The role of individual differences in field dependence-Independence as a predictor of product placement recall. Journal of Advertising, 40, 89–104. 
  • Wonneberger, A., Schoenbach, K., & van Meurs, L. (2011). Interest in news and politics – or situational determinants? Why people watch the news. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 55(3), 325-343.
  • Morrison, K. R., & Matthes, J. R. (2011). Socially motivated projection: Need to belong increases perceived opinion consensus on important issues. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 707-719.
  • Wonneberger, A., Schoenbach, K., & van Meurs, L. (2011). Der Mehrwert von Sequenzanalysen für die Mediennutzungsforschung: Eine Beispielanalyse zur Nutzung politischer Fernsehinhalte. In M. Suckfüll, H. Schramm & C. Wünsch (Eds.), Rezeption und Wirkung in zeitlicher Perspektive (pp. 199-214). Baden-Baden: Nomos.

2010

  • Arendt, F. (2010). Cultivation effects of a newspaper on reality estimates, explicit and implicit attitudes. Journal of Media Psychology, 22(4), 147-159.
  • Arendt, F. (2010). Wie wirkt die Krone? Ein Überblick über den Stand der Forschung über die Wirkung der Kronen Zeitung [What are the effects of Kronen Zeitung? A review of research]. Medienimpulse, 2.
  • Matthes, J., Morrison, K. R., & Schemer, C. (2010). A spiral of silence for some: Attitude certainty and the expression of political minority opinions. Communication Research, 37, 774–800.
  • Rössler, P., Haschke, J. F., & Marquart, F. (2010). Zur Selektion und Wirkung von Pressefotos. Eine rezipientenorientierte Untersuchung auf der Basis von Fotonachrichtenfaktoren. Schemer, C., Wirth, W. & Wünsch, C. (Hrsg.). Politische Kommunikation: Wahrnehmung, Verarbeitung, Wirkung. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 71-96.
  • Wirth, W., Matthes, J., Schemer, C., Wettstein, M., Friemel, T., Hänggli, R. & Siegert, G. (2010). Agenda building and setting in a referendum campaign. Investigating the flow of arguments among campaigners, the media, and the public. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 86, 328-345.
  • Wirth, W., Schemer, C. & Matthes, J. (2010). Trivializing the News? Affective Context Effects of Commercials on the Perception of Television News. Mass Communication and Society, 13, 139-156.

2009

  • Arendt, F. (2009). Explizite und implizite kultivierende Wirkung der Kronen Zeitung. Eine empirische Untersuchung von Kukltivierungseffekten auf explizite und implizite politische Einstellungen [The newspaper Kronen Zeitung's long-term cultivation effects on explicit and implicit attitudes]. Medien und Kommunikationswissenschaft, 57(2), 217-237.
  • Matthes, J. (2009). What's in a frame? A content analysis of media-framing studies in the world’s leading communication journals, 1990-2005. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 86, 349-367.
  • Matthes, J. (2009). Framing responsibility for political issues. The preference for dispositional attributions and the effects of news frames. Communication Research Reports, 26, 82-86.
  • Hayes, A. F., & Matthes, J. (2009). Computational procedures for probing interactions in OLS and logistic regression: SPSS and SAS implementations. Behavior Research Methods, 41, 924-936.
  • Meijnders, A., Midden, C., Olofsson, A., Öhman, S., Matthes, J., Bondarenko, O., Gutteling, J., & Rusanen, M (2009). The role of similarity cues in the development of trust in sources of information about GM food. Risk Analysis, 29, 1116-1128.
  • Schemer, C., Matthes, J., & Wirth, W. (2009). Applying latent growth models to the analysis of media effects. Journal of Media Psychology, 21, 85-89.
  • Wirth, W., Matthes, J., Schemer, C., & Stämpfli, I. (2009). Glaubwürdigkeitsverlust durch programmintegrierte Werbung? Eine Untersuchung zu den Kontexteffekten von Produktplatzierungen im Fernsehen. Publizistik, 54, 1-18.
  • Wonneberger, A., Schoenbach, K., & van Meurs, L. (2009). Dynamics of individual television viewing behavior: Models, empirical evidence, and a research program. Communication Studies, 60(3), 235-252.