Conference Program

Monday, 21 September

19:00 Get Together
Meet and greet with food and drinks (Café Blau, Franziskanerstr. 9, 53113 Bonn)

21:15 Bonn City-Tour “Nightwatch”
Join an interesting and amusing walking tour through medieval Bonn at night – right after our get together (approx. 1,5 hours)


Tuesday, 22 September

8:30 – 18:00 Registration

9:15 – 9:30 Conference Opening

9:30 – 10:15 Keynote
Paths of Mediatization and the concept of Media Logic (Friedrich Krotz)

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break


10:30 – 12:30 PANEL I: Political Communication (Panel Chair: Rainer Hillrichs)

  • Media Logic and Radicalization: Surveillances and Self-Mediatization in Social Media and Politics (Robert Imre)
  • Media Logic’ of MPs on Social Networking Sites
    (Norbert Merkovity)
  • “Continuous connectivity”: The role of social media in connecting politicians with traditional media and their voters/the public (Evelien Dheer)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Buffet


13:30 – 14:15 Keynote
Media logics – Making sociological sense of a metaphor (Stig Hjarvard)

14:15 – 14:30 Coffee break


14:30 – 16:30 PANEL II: Institutional Media Logics (Panel Chair: Regina Ring)

  • Analysing Media Logic in the Aristotelian Rhetorics (Joan Ramon Rodriguez-Amat)
  • From the Attention Economy towards a Disinformation Economy? The “Antagonistic Partnership” of Journalism and PR under conditions of media convergence and digitalization – Towards a theoretical framework based on Behavioral Economics
    (Stephan Russ-Mohl)
  • Media Logic and the Media Monopoly of the State (Jens Schröter)
  • News media logic in a changing world: Different times, different channels
    (Markus Thieroff & Maria Karidi)

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee Break


16:45 – 18:15 Parallel panels

PANEL III: Media Logics in Social Relations (Panel Chair: Alexander Mierzwa)

  • Medialization of everyday life: Measuring influences of media logic within the family system (Bianca Kellner-Zotz, Fabian Wiedel & Maria Karidi)
  • Mediatization of social relations
    (Jeannine Teichert)
  • Media logic as (inter)action logic. An integrative perspective
    (Katrin Döveling & Charlotte Knorr)

PANEL IV: Digital Media Logics (Panel Chair: Tobias Bürger)

  • Modelling the Media Logic of Software Systems
    (Jan-Hinrik Schmidt)
  • Algorithms in internet: logic of measurement and control according to the concept of Gestell (Tales Tomaz)
  • Media Logics and Power – new Perspectives on the relation between Technology, Organisations and Power Structures (Caja Thimm)

19:45 Conference Dinner
Bistro Interieur No 253, Rolandseck; Departure of train / Bonn main station: 19:27
(10 minutes train ride)

Enjoy an idyllic view over the Rhine River from the terrace of a beautiful restaurant atop the Hans Arp art museum (10 minutes train ride).


Wednesday, 23 September

09:30 – 10:15 Keynote
The Media Syndrome and Reflexive Mediation (David Altheide)

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break



10:30 – 12:30 PANEL V: Mediatization and Media Logic(s) 
(Panel Chair: Dominik Maeder)

  • Perceived Media Logic as Orientation Horizon of Mediatization Processes
    (Andreas M. Scheu & Daniel Nölleke)
  • Re-thinking mediatization transculturally: The moulding forces of the media and the global complexity of media change
    (Andreas Hepp)
  • Towards an interference model for mediatization
    (André Fabrício da Cunha Holanda)
  • Mediatization as structural couplings: Adapting to media logic(s)
    (Mikkel Fugl Eskjær)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Buffet


13:30 – 15:00 PANEL VI: Appropriation and Media Logics (Panel Chair: Lisa Mattil)

  • Demonstrators – Separatists – Kidnappers. Categorization of conflict parties in trans-sequentially produced developing news
    (Mirko Liefke)
  • The Communicative Self. Self-Efficacy and Media Logic
    (Michael Harnischmacher)
  • Time as a contemporary value in the technological society and its appropriation by the advertising approach
    (Martin Kuhn)

15:00  Summary and end of conference