Vanessa Zauner

M.A.

 

 

 

Since 10/2015
Research associate at the Office of Student Affairs of the Department of Communication, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

10/2013 - 10/2015
Postgraduate studies in Communication Research at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Master thesis on „If you are afraid of the vaccine, try the disease? – The Influence of Source and Valuation on Risk Perception and Vaccinations in the Social Web on the Example of the Measles."

04/2010 - 12/2013

Studies in Communication Research (major) and German Studies (minor) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Bachelor thesis on "Leiden und sterben sehen - Eine Befragung zur Terror Management Theorie und ihrer Bedeutung für die Rezeption und Wirkung von medialem Tod und Sterben".

10/2009 - 03/2010
Studies in German Studies (major) and Cultural Anthropology (minor) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

 

Publication

Roessing, T. & Zauner, V. (2014). 2011 bis 2014: Freiheit in den deutschen Leitmedien. In U. Ackermann (Ed.), Schwerpunkt Digitale Revolution (Freiheitsindex Deutschland, Bd. 2014, pp. 29–46). Frankfurt am Main: Humanities Online.

 

Interests

  • Health Communication and Risk Perception
  • Persuasion and Credibility
  • Media Reception and Media Effects
  • News Selection