Anna-Katharina Jung | Team of the Research Group Digital Communication and Transformation

PhD StudentAnna-Katharina Jung, M.A.

Address: Forsthausweg 2, 47057 Duisburg
Office: LE 311
Phone: +49 203 379 2691

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Thesis supervision

Due to my maternity leave starting on 15.02.2022, I am unfortunately not able to supervise any new theses at the moment.

Research Interests

  • Ethical implications of recent and emerging communication technologies
  • Rumors and Fake News in Social Media
  • Political Communication in Social Media
  • Journalism and Social Media
  • Gender and Social Media

Academic Qualification

09/2013 - 10/2015 International Media Studies (M.A.), Deutsche Welle Akademie (Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University Bonn and University of Applied Science Bonn-Rhein-Sieg)
01/2011 - 06/2011 Erasmus semester at Beykent University, Istanbul, Turkey
09/2008 - 08/2012 Media and Entertainment Management (BBA), Stenden University, Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Professional background

since 11/2015

Research assistant in the research group Digital Communication and Transformation, Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science, Faculty of Engineering,, Prof. Dr. Stieglitz, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg
08/2012 - 09/2013 Freelance journalist, Rheinische Post, Düsseldorf
10/2011 - 08/2012 Editorial internship Rheinische Post, Duisburg and Düsseldorf
07/2011 - 09/2011 Editorial internship Wellenreiter TV, Wuppertal

Engagement and Fellowships

09/2013 - 10/2015 Scholarship of the Deutsche Welle Akademie, Bonn
07/2011 - 11/2015 Voluntary consultant for public relations,
Deutsches Youth for Understanding Komitee e.V..
09/2013 - 10/2015 Student representative of International Media Studies (M.A.), Deutsche
Welle Akademie, Bonn
09/2008 - 08/2011 Member and head of the student representation of Media and Entertainment
Management of the Stenden University, Leeuwarden, Netherlands


Journal Papers

Conference Papers

  • Jung, Anna-Katharina; Mirbabaie, Milad; Ross, Björn; Stieglitz, Stefan; Neuberger, Christoph; Kapidzic, Sanja (2018). Information Diffusion between Twitter and Online Media. In: Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). 
  • Ross, Björn; Jung, Anna-Katharina; Heisel, Jennifer; Stieglitz, Stefan (2018). Fake News on Social Media: The (In)Effectiveness of Warning Messages. In: Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). 
  • Jung, Anna-Katharina; Sell, Jennifer Isabelle; Stratmann, Jens (2018). Determining the Ethical Dimensions of Live Streaming: An Explorative Delphi Study. In: Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS).
  • Stieglitz, Stefan; Brachten, Florian; Ross, Björn; Jung, Anna (2017). Do Social Bots Dream of Electric Sheep? A Categorisation of Social Media Bot Accounts. In Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS).