• September 24, 2020
    Special issue in Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research!
    Alongside his colleagues Brigitte Naderer (LMU Munich), Jens Seiffert-Brockmann (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and Sabine Einwiller, Jörg Matthes edited a special issue entitled "Native and embedded advertising formats in the digital world" of Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research. The editorial of the special issue is available here.
  • September 1, 2020
    Kevin Koban joining AdME! We are happy to announce to Kevin has joined our research group today and will work as a postdoctoral researcher within the project "Social Media Use and Adolescents' Well-Being". The project runs from September 2020 to August 2023 and is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

    Kevin joins from the Texas Tech University (USA), where he worked as postdoctoral research associate at the College of Media and Communication. He completed his Ph.D. entitled Interactivity as dynamic demand. A conceptual, methodological, and empirical foundation for an innovative approach to study video games ("summa cum laude") at the Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany) in Fall 2019. Prior, he studied Media and Communication (B.A.: 2013; M.A.: 2016) at Chemnitz University of Technology as well.

    Welcome to AdME, Kevin!
  • August 28, 2020
    New AdME position! We are currently looking to fill the position of a predoctoral researcher within our team. If you are interested in joining us, please check the University of Vienna's Jobcenter for further details.
  • August 9, 2020
    Top 2 Paper Award at AEJMC! Jörg Matthes and Ruta Kaskeleviciute received a Top 2 Paper Award of AEJMC's Religion & Media Interest Group for their work entitled "'They are amongst us': News about terror, perceptions of sleeper terrorists, and negative stereotypes toward Muslims".
  • July 23, 2020
    Jörg Matthes new Associate Editor of the Journal of Advertising!
    Since June 2020, Professor Matthes is one of the appointed associate editors of the Journal of Adverting, the current flagship journal of our research field. For 2019, the Journal of Advertising is the top-ranked journal in the field of communication with an Impact Factor of 6.302. It also ranks 12th in the field of Business.
  • June 17, 2020
    New AdME position! We are currently looking to fill the position of a postdoctoral researcher within our team. If you are interested in joining us, please check the University of Vienna's jobcenter for further details.
  • June 15, 2020
    Special issue in Human Communication Research! Alongside his colleagues Stephen A. Rains (University of Arizona, USA) and Nicholas A. Palomares (UC Davis, USA), Jörg Matthes edited a special issue entitled "Communication science and meta-analysis" of Human Communication Research. The introduction to the special issue is available here.
  • June 2, 2020
    New AdME position! We are currently looking to fill the position of a postdoctoral resarcher to conduct the research project "Social Media Use and Adolescents' Well-Being", funded by the Austrian Science Fund. If you are interested in joining us, please check our job offer here.
  • April 14, 2020
    New AdME position! We are currently looking to fill the position of a predoctoral resarcher within our team. If you are interested in joining us, please check the University of Vienna's jobcenter for further details.
  • April 6, 2020
    We are very happy to announce that Alice Binder recently defended her dissertation entitled "The influence of healthy food placements within children’s movies. Persuasive mechanisms and effects" with distinction.
    Congratulations, Dr. Alice!
  • March 18, 2020
    Master thesis proposals update! We invite all M.A. students who are interested in writing their upcoming master thesis under the support of our team to have a look at the proposals and interesting research projects posted on our site.
  • March 11, 2020
    The dates and topics of this semester's research colloquium are now available. As usual, we invite everyone to join us on interesting debates. Please also check who's given a talk at our colloquium in the past years.
  • January 15, 2020
    Top AdME job placement! Brigitte Naderer has accepted a position at one of the best communication departments in Europe, the Department of Media and Communication at the LMU Munich, Germany. Starting January 1, she joined the lab of Professor Diana Rieger.

    Brigitte studied Communication Science (MA, 2012) and Political Science (MA, 2014) at the University of Vienna. Starting September 2013, she was a predoctoral researcher within our research group. Her PhD project entitled "The impact of product placements in children's movies. Content, effects, and protective measures", supervised by Jörg Matthes, was awarded the 2018 Bank Austria Research Award as well as a Top Dissertation Award by the International Communication Association (ICA). Brigitte defended her dissertation with "summa cum laude" (highest honor) in March 2017 and, since September 2017, worked as a postdoctoral researcher within our group.

    Congratulations, Brigitte!