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

  • Mayrhofer, M., & Naderer, B. (accepted). Mass media as an alcohol educator for everyone? Effects of portrayed alcohol consequences and the influence of viewers' characteristics. Media Psychology.
  • Matthes, J., Maurer, P., & Arendt, F. (accepted). Consequences of politicians' perceptions of the news media: A hostile media phenomenon approach. Journalism Studies.
  • von Sikorski, C., Knoll, J., & Matthes, J. (accepted). A new look at celebrity endorsements in politics: Investigating the impact of scandalous celebrity endorsers and politicians' best responses. Media Psychology.
  • Karsay, K. & Stoisser, F. (forthcoming). "Sexy and I know it" – Effekte sexualisierter Musikvideos auf die Selbst-Objektifizierung und Selbst-Sexualisierung junger Frauen ["Sexy and I know it". Effects of sexualized music videos on young women's self-objectificatuon and self-sexualization]. In Metzler, B., Himmelsbach, J., Bertel, D., Riedl, A., & Möller, L. (Hrsg.) (2017). Von der Reflexion zur Dekonstruktion? Kategorien, Typen und Stereoype als Gegenstand junger Forschung. Beiträge zur zweiten under.docs-Fachtagung zu Kommunikation. Wien: danzig & unfried.
  • 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.
  • 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. (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 (Eds.), 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.