Prof. Dr. Matthias Kohring (Deutsch)
Professor of Media and Communication Studies (Executive Director)
Dean, the School of Humanities

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Marcinkowski, F, Kohring, M., Friedemann, A., & Donk, A. (2010). Risk perception of nanotechnology – analysis of media coverage. Berlin: Federal Institute for Risk Assessment.

Journal articles:
Gaskell, G., Allum, N., Bauer, M., Durant, J, Allansdottir, A., Bonfadelli, H., Boy, D., de Cheveigné, S., Fjaestad, B., Gutteling, J. M., Hampel, J., Jelsøe, E., Correia Jesuino, J., Kohring, M., Kronberger, N., Midden, C., Nielsen, T. H., Przestalski, A., Rusanen, T., Sakellaris, G., Torgersen, H., Twardowski, T., & Wagner, W. (2000). Biotechnology in the European public. Nature Biotechnology, 18, 935–938.

Kohring, M., & Görke, A. (2000). Genetic engineering in the international media: An analysis of opinion-leading magazines. New Genetics and Society, 19, 345–363.

Kohring, M., & Matthes, J. (2002). The face(t)s of biotech in the nineties: How the German press framed modern biotechnology. Public Understanding of Science, 11, 143–154.

Kohring, M., & Matthes, J. (2007). Trust in news media. Development and validation of a multidi-mensional scale. Communication Research, 34, 231–252.

Matthes, J., & Kohring, M. (2008). The content analysis of media frames: Toward improving reliability and validity. Journal of Communication, 58, 258–279.

Donk, A., Metag, J., Kohring, M., & Marcinkowski, F. (2012). Framing emerging technologies: risk perceptions of nanotechnology in the German press. Science Communication, 34, 5–29.

Kohring. M. (2012). The underestimated public: Comment on Lehmkuhl et al. (2012), “Scheduling science on television”. Public Understanding of Science, 21, 1019–1022.

Vorderer, P., & Kohring, M. (2013). Permanently online: A challenge for media and communication research. International Journal of Communication, 7, Feature 188–196.
Kohring, M., Marcinkowski, F., Lindner, C., & Karis, S. (2013). Media orientation of German university decision makers and the executive influence of public relations. Public Relations Review 39, 171–177.

Marcinkowski, F., Kohring, M., Fürst, S., & Friedrichsmeier, A. (2014). Organizational influence on scientists’ efforts to go public: An empirical investigation. Science Communication, 36, 56–80.

Marcinkowski, F., & Kohring, M. (2014). The changing rationale of science communication: A challenge to scientific autonomy. Journal of Science Communication, 13(3), 1-8.

Articles in books:

Hampel, J., Ruhrmann, G., Kohring, M., & Görke, A. (1998). Germany. In J. Durant, M. W. Bauer, & G. Gaskell (Eds.), Biotechnology in the public sphere: A European sourcebook (pp. 63–76). Lon-don: Science Museum.

Bauer, M. W., Kohring, M., Allansdottir, A., & Gutteling, J. (2001). The dramatisation of biotechnology in elite mass media. In G. Gaskell, & M. W. Bauer (Eds.), Biotechnology 1996–2000. The years of controversy (pp. 35–52). London: Science Museum.

Gaskell, G., Allum, N., Wagner, W., Nielsen, T. H., Jelsoe, E., Kohring, M. & Bauer, M. W. (2001). In the public eye: Representations of biotechnology in Europe. In G. Gaskell, & M. W. Bauer (Eds.), Biotechnology 1996–2000. The years of controversy (pp. 53–79). London: Science Museum.

Hampel, J., Pfenning, U., Kohring, M. Görke, A., & Ruhrmann, G. (2001). Biotechnology boom and market failure: Two sides of the German coin. In G. Gaskell, & M. W. Bauer (Eds.), Biotechnology 1996–2000. The years of controversy (pp. 191–203). London: Science Museum.

Einsiedel, E., Allansdottir, A., Allum, N., Bauer, M., Berthomier, A., Chatjouli, A., DeCheveigne, S., Downey, R., Gutteling, J., Kohring, M., Leonarz, M., Manzoli, F., Olofsson, A., Przestalski, A., Rusanen, T., Seifert, F., Stathopoulou, A., & Wagner, W. (2002). Brave new sheep – the clone named Dolly. In M. W. Bauer, & G. Gaskell (Eds.), The making of a global controversy (pp. 313–347). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gutteling, J. M., Olofsson, A., Fjæstad, B., Kohring, M., Görke, A., Bauer, M. W., & Rusanen, T. (2002). Media coverage 1973–1996: Trends and dynamics. In M. W. Bauer, & G. Gaskell (Eds.), Biotechnology. The making of a global controversy (pp. 95–128). Cambridge: Cambridge University.

Kohring, M., Meijnders, A., Midden, C., Öhman, S., Olofsson, A., Matthes, J., & Rusanen, M. (2006). Whom to trust with genes on the menu? In G. Gaskell, & M. W. Bauer (Eds.), Genomics & society. Legal, ethical & social dimensions (pp. 60–74). London: Earthscan.