Mag. Andreas Riedl

Junior Scientist

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)
Austrian Academy of Sciences / Alpen-Adria University
1010 Wien, Postgasse 7, Austria
Phone: +43-1-51581-3125
Fax: +43-1-51581-3120
Email: Andreas.Riedl(at)oeaw.ac.at

Research Interests

Media Quality, Journalism and Democracy, Journalistic Roles, Mediatization, Political Communication

Academic Education

Academic Education

Since 11.2018: Ph.D. Candidate (Communication Science), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Prof. Dr. Thomas Hanitzsch & Prof. Dr. Carsten Reinemann)

2014 – 2017: Mag. phil., University of Vienna (Communication Science)
Thesis: “Which Journalists for which Democracy? Journalistic Role Perceptions of Austrian Journalists from the Perspective of Democratic Theory” (in cooperation with the Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU))

08.2015 – 01.2016: Erasmus+ Scholarship, Karlstad University, Sweden

2011 – 2014: Bakk. phil., University of Vienna (Communication Science)

Professional Career

Professional Career

Since 03.2018: Junior Scientist, Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU)

As of 11.2020: Lecturer at Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich ("Applied Media and Market Research")

10.2019 – 12.2019: Lecturer at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) (“Communication Theory”, together with Sabine Funk, ORF)

03.2018 – 06.2018: Lecturer at the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Department of Media and Communications Science ("Introduction Quantitative Methods the Media and Communication Research")

03.2017 – 02.2018: Media Researcher (Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation, BR)

11.2016 – 02.2017: Research Assistant (CMC, ÖAW/AAU)

03.2015 – 01.2017: Tutor for Media Studies and Scientific Thinking (Department of Communication Science, University of Vienna)

06.2016 – 07.2016: Project Employee (Department of Communication Science, University of Vienna)

02.2016 – 06.2016: Intern Market and Media Research (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, ORF)

06.2016 – 07.2016: Project Employee (TV Research Servus TV)

07.2014 – 04.2015: Student Research Assistant / Coder (CMC, ÖAW/AAU)

Fellowship and Awards

Fellowship and Awards

2019: Travel grant “International Communication” by the Austrian Research Association (ÖFG) for the 69th Annual International Communication Association Conference

2013-2017: Performance Scholarships, University of Vienna

Memberships in Professional Associations

Memberships in Professional Associations

International Communication Association (ICA)

European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)

German Communication Association (DGPuK)

NaJoFo – Network of Young Scholars in Journalism Studies (since 08.2020: spokesperson)

NapoKo – Network of Young Scholars in Political Communication

under.docs: Association to Support Young Researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Reviewing and Consulting Activities

Reviewing and Consulting Activities

2018: Reviewer for "Austrian Journal for Sociology (ÖZS)"

Since 2017: Member of Advertising Standards Authority for Austria

Congress Organisation

Congress Organisation

10. Kolloquium des Nachwuchsnetzwerk politische Kommunikation (NapoKo) [10th Colloquium of the Network of Young Scholars in Political Communication (NapoKo)] (together with the University of Vienna). Vienna, 28-29 November 2019

Kategorien, Typen und Stereotypen in Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften. 2. under.docs Fachtagung zu Kommunikation [Categories, Types and Stereotypes in Humanities and Social Sciences. 2nd under.docs Conference on Communication]. Vienna, 20-22 October 2016

Third Party Projects

Third Party Projects

2020-2021: Determinanten der demokratischen Qualität des Wiener Hauptstadtjournalismus [Determinants of Journalism’s Democratic Quality: The Case of Austria's Capital Vienna] (funded by the City of Vienna), PI


Publications

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

  • Metzler, B., Himmelsbach, J., Bertel, D., Riedl, A., & Möller, L. (Eds.). (2017). Von der Reflexion zur Dekonstruktion? Kategorien, Typen und Stereoype als Gegenstand junger Forschung. Beiträge zur zweiten under.docs - Fachtagung zu Kommunikation. [From reflection to deconstruction? Categories, types and sterotypes as an object of young research on communication]. Wien: danzig & unfried.
  • Bertel, D., Himmelsbach, J., Krakovsky, C., Metzler, B., Riedl, A., & Möller, L. (Eds.). (2016). Junge Perspektiven auf Partizipation in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Beiträge zur ersten under.docs - Fachtagung zu Kommunikation [Young perspectives on participation in the past and the present: Contributions to the first under.docs-conference on communication]. Wien: danzig & unfried.

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

  • Riedl, A. (2020). Political TV Interviews in Austria 1981-2016 – Structures and Strategies through Times of Substantial Changes in Media and Politics. Communications: The European Journal Of Communication Research., 45, 131–155. doi:10.1515/commun-2018-2023
  • Maurer, P., & Riedl, A. (2020). Why bite the hand that feeds you? Politicians’ and journalists’ perceptions of common conflicts. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, n/a, n/a. doi:10.1177/1464884919899304
  • Riedl, A. (2019). Which journalists for which democracy? Liberal-representative, deliberative and participatory roles among Austrian journalists. Journalism Studies, 20, 1377-1399. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2018.1519638
  • Lohmann, M. -I., & Riedl, A. (2019). Public nuisance or an asset to democracy? Does the free press aim to provide a public service? An empirical study examining journalistic functions within the normative framework of the EU. Scoms: Studies In Communication Sciences, 18, 215–229. doi:10.24434/j.scoms.2018.02.002
  • Riedl, A., Maurer, P., & Mühl, B. (2018). Anpassung an die Medienlogik? Eine Untersuchung politischer Kommunikationsstrategien von AkteurInnen aus Deutschland und Österreich [Adoption of media logic? An investigation of political communication strategies of actors in Germany and Austria]. Ozp – Austrian Journal Of Political Science, 47, 1-16. doi:10.15203/ozp.2387.vol47iss1
  • Riedl, A. (2016). Kontakt mit Andersdenkenden im Social Web: Chance oder Gefahr für die politische Partizipation? Ergebnisse einer Befragung österreichischer UserInnen [Disagreement in social media: Chance or threat for political participation? Results of a survey among Austrian users]. In D. Bertel, Himmelsbach, J., Krakovsky, C., Metzler, B., Riedl, A., & Möller, L. (Eds.), Junge Perspektiven auf Partizipation in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Beiträge zur ersten under.docs - Fachtagung zu Kommunikation [Young perspectives on participation in the past and the present] (pp. 300-323). Wien: danzig & unfried.

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

  • Eimeren, B. van, Simon, E., & Riedl, A. (2017). Medienvertrauen und Informationsverhalten von politischen Zweiflern und Entfremdeten [Media trust and information seeking of people with high political skepticism and low political efficacy]. Media Perspektiven, 11, 438-454. Retrieved from https://www.ard-werbung.de/fileadmin/user_upload/media-perspektiven/pdf/2017/1117_vanEimeren_Simon_Riedl.pdf

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

Popular Articles and Book Chapters

  • Eberl, J. -M., Riedl, A., & Lebernegg, N. S. (2020). Erwartungen an die Corona-Berichterstattung: Vom Wachhund zum Schoßhund? [Audience Expectations of Coronavirus Reporting: From Watchdog to Lapdog?]. Blog - Austrian Corona Panel Project / Universität Wien. Retrieved from https://viecer.univie.ac.at/corona-blog/corona-blog-beitraege/blog40/
  • Herczeg, P., & Riedl, A. (2019). Was Journalismus mit Anerkennung zu tun hat [What journalism has to do with recognition]. Derstandard.at. Retrieved from https://derstandard.at/2000105597990/Was-Journalismus-mit-Anerkennung-zu-tun-hat
  • Riedl, A. (2016). Review of: "Die nächste Öffentlichkeit: Theorieentwurf und Szenarien" of Olaf Hoffjann & Hans-Jürgen Arlt. Medien & Zeit, 31, 70-72.


Lectures

Keynotes

Keynotes

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

Other Lectures

Other Lectures

  • 26/05/2019 , Washington, D.C.
    Riedl, Andreas Maurer, Peter
    Why bite the hand that feeds you? Politicians’ and journalists’ perceptions of common conflicts
    69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA)
  • 24/05/2019 , Washington, D.C.
    Riedl, Andreas
    What drives the democratic quality of journalistic news coverage?
    5th ICA Journalism Studies Graduate Student Colloquium at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association
  • 15/02/2019 , Vienna
    Riedl, Andreas
    Media logic leads to success in agenda-control in political TV-interviews – Evidence from a long-term study
    ECREA Journalism Studies Conference
  • 14/09/2018 , Barcelona
    Riedl, Andreas
    Rethinking the Role of Journalism in Changing Democratic Environments: Towards a Theoretical-Empirical Process-Model
    Rethinking Theories and Concepts of Mediated Communication: Conference of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Nanyang Technological University
  • 24/05/2018 , Prague
    Riedl, Andreas Dollsack, Sophia
    Who gives whom a voice? Inter-gender interactions in 35 years of political TV-talks
    ICA Preconference "Media, Gender and Sexuality in Europe"
  • 15/11/2017 , Malaga
    Riedl, Andreas
    Does adopting media logic lead to communicative success in political TV interviews? Communicative strategies in thirty yars of televised talks with Austrian party leaders
    ECREA Television Studies section conference "The Future of European Television: Between Transnationalism and Euroscepticism"
  • 25/05/2017 , San Diego, CA
    Riedl, Andreas Lauerer, Corinna
    Journalistic role perceptions as an expression of democratic potentials? Comparative evidence for the democratic orientation of European journalists
    Preconference "Media Performance and Democracy - The Debate Continues" to the ICA 67th Annual Conference
  • 01/04/2017 , Düsseldorf
    Riedl, Andreas
    Journalistische Selbstverständnisse als Ausdruck demokratischer Potentiale? Demokratietheoretisch fundierte Ergebnisse einer Befragung österreichischer JournalistInnen [Journalistic role perceptions as an expression of democratic potentials?]
    13. Düsseldorfer Forum Politische Kommunikation
  • 11/11/2016 , Prague
    Riedl, Andreas Lohmann, Marie-Isabell Seethaler, Josef
    Changing notions of democracy – changing roles of journalism? Results of a multi-method study in Austria
    6th European Communication Conference – ECREA
  • 11/11/2016 , Prague
    Riedl, Andreas Mühl, Birgit Maurer, Peter
    Comparing communication strategies of political actors between Austria and Germany: A different significance of media logic for politicians when trying to focus public attention on "Their" issues?
    6th European Communication Conference – ECREA
  • 25/06/2016 , Kassel
    Riedl, Andreas
    Welche JournalistInnen für welche Demokratie? Demokratietheoretisch abgeleitete Selbstverständnisse bei österreichischen JournalistInnen im Spiegel gegenwärtiger journalistischer Wandlungsprozesse [Which journalists for which democracy? ]
    8. Kolloquium des Nachwuchsnetzwerks politische Kommunikation (NapoKo)
  • 14/11/2015 , Wien
    Riedl, Andreas
    Kontakt mit Andersdenkenden im Social Web: Chance oder Gefahr für die politische Partizipation? Ergebnisse einer Befragung österreichischer UserInnen [Disagreement in Social Media: Chance or Threat for Political Participation?]
    under.docs - Fachtagung junger Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft

Popular Lectures

Popular Lectures

  • 31/07/2019 , Vienna
    Riedl, Andreas
    Kommunikationswissenschafter Riedl über die "Sommergespräche" [Communication Scholar Andreas Riedl about the "Sommergespräche"] [Interview mit Gaby Konrad]
    Mittag in Österreich (ORF 2)
  • 31/07/2019 , Vienna
    Riedl, Andreas
    Studie über "Sommergespräche" [Study about the "Sommergespräche"] [Interview]
    Zeit im Bild 1 (ORF 2)
  • 29/03/2019 , Wien
    Riedl, Andreas Lohmann, Marie-Isabell Seethaler, Josef
    Medienkonzentration in Österreich: Eine Langzeitanalyse [Media concentration in Austria: A long-term analysis]
    Kulturerbe Web: Wie man Online-Medien sammelt und auch in Zukunft nutzen kann. Tagung zum 10-jährigen Jubiläum des Webarchivs der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek
  • 25/11/2016 , Wien
    Riedl, Andreas Möller, Lara
    Vorstellung der under.docs - Verein zur Förderung von NachwuchsforscherInnen der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften
    Tag des SOWI-Doktorats 2016 des Graduiertenzentrums der Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften an der Universität Wien