Dr. phil., Mag. iur., BA

Corinna Gerard-Wenzel

Senior Scientist

 

 

Lecturer at University of Salzburg (Department of Communication)

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies
1010 Wien, Postgasse 7, Austria
Phone (+43-1) 51581-3118
Fax (+43-1) 51581-3120
Email: corinna.wenzel(at)oeaw.ac.at


 

Research interests

Media politics, media governance, media subsidies, public service media, political communication, media law

Current projects

Funding Public Service Journalism: New Models, New Prospects?

Public Service Media in Digital Communication Environments

Governance of Public Service Media: Traditions and Transitions

Academic education

Academic education

2010-2014: Dr. phil., University of Salzburg
Thesis: “Media policy in times of crisis. Focus on media policy reactions to the media crisis, comparison of seven different states”

2009-2016: Maga. iur., University of Linz
Thesis: “Constitutional court rulings on ORF using Facebook”

2006-2010: Maga. Komm., University of Salzburg
Thesis: “Externe Regulierung des ORF, Public Value und Selbstorganisation“

2008-2012: BA, University of Salzburg

2006-2009: Bakk. Komm., University of Salzburg

Consulting and Refereeing Activities

Consulting and Refereeing Activities

Since 01.2016: Consulting engagement for the European Commission: Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM) as part of the “Digital Agenda for Europe” (with Josef Seethaler)

Third Party Projects

Third Party Projects

2017: The legality of project-based media funding (funded by Heinrich Graf Hardegg‘sche Stiftung)

Conference papers (selected)

Conference papers (selected)

Wenzel, Corinna (2011): “Community Media and the production of Public Value”. Civil Media Conference, 14. April 2011. Salzburg.

Wenzel, Corinna (2011): Response to the presentation of Barbara Thomaß. Symposium 'Changing Democracy: Journalism, civic participation and ICTs. ICT&S Center; Universität Salzburg, Mai 2011.

Wenzel, Corinna (2011): Public Value and the Public Interest - Should Civil Society be involved in Public Service Broadcasting Policies? 9th International Conference on Mass Media and Communictions, ATINER: 17. Mai 2011, Athen.

Wenzel, Corinna (2011): Self-Regulation and Public Service Broadcasting. IAMCR Conference; 14. Juli 2011. Istanbul.

Wenzel Corinna/ Sergio Sparviero/ Trappel Josef (2011): Dimensions of Value Creation in the News Industry:  Inserting Social Value to the Debate. DGPuk Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe Medienökonomie. 12. November 1011, München.

Wenzel, Corinna (2012): Partizipative Journalismus-Angebote des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks und seine regulatorischen Grenzen. Presentation at the SGKM Conference. Neuchatel, 21st of April 2012.

Trappel, Josef/ Wenzel, Corinna (2012): How to justify public money for private broadcasting. ECREA Conference in Istanbul 2012, Contribution to Media law and policy section.

Grünangerl, Manuela/ Trappel, Josef/ Wenzel, Corinna (2012): What value(s)? The commitment to civil society and its different forms of realization: Public Service Media and Community Media in Comparison. ECREA Conference in Istanbul 2012, Contribution to Communication and Democracy Section.

Trappel, Josef/ Wenzel, Corinna/ Gadringer, Stefan (2013): Media Crisis, self-regulation and the state – The problem solving potential of media stakeholder`s governance in tough economic times. Presentation at the 2013 Workshop of the ECREA Communication Law and Policy Section. Communication & Media Policy in Europe: Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future. 25-26 October, MediacityUK, Salford Quays, Salford, Manchester.

Wenzel, Corinna (2014): Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft einer demokratischen Medienpolitik. Strategien, Chancen und Perspektiven. Presentation at the SKGM Conference. Zürich; Universität Irchel, 12th of April 2014.

Wenzel, Corinna (2014): Media Policy and non-commercial Media organisations in times of crisis. Presentation at the Civil Media Conference, Salzburg. 29th of May 2014.

Wenzel, Corinna (2014): Media Policy as Research object of Political Science – An interdisciplinary perspective. Paper presented at the ECPR Conference in Innsbruck. 04th of July 2014.

Wenzel, Corinna (2015): Das Konzept Medienqualität und seine Passfähigkeit in Bezug auf Community Medien [The concept of Media Quality and ist Relation to Community Media]. Vortrag im Zuge der Konferenz „CivilMedia“, Mai 2015, Salzburg.

Wenzel, Corinna/Seethaler, Josef (2015): Informed vs. Intepretative Citizens: The Changing Role of Citizenship and its consequences for the Quality of News Coverage. IAMCR Conference 2015. Political Communication Research Section.  Montreal, 12th -16th of July 2015.

Wenzel, Corinna (2015): Public funding of news organizations - democratic news performance? The situation in Switzerland. Präsentation im Rahmen der “MediaTrends Conference“ 2015, Webster Private University, Wien. 11. September 2015.

Steinmaurer, Thomas/ Wenzel, Corinna (2015): Public Network Value. Technical and Professional Standards for Public Service Media in a digital environment. Presentation at the DCC Workshop: Digital Culture: Standards, disruptions and values. University of Salzburg, 27. November 2015. Digital Culture and Communication Section (ECREA) in cooperation with Department of Communication Studies, Center for ICT&S

Sparviero, Sergio/Wenzel, Corinna (2015): Standards in user comments and the creation of social value in online newspapers. Presentation at the DCC Workshop: Digital Culture: Standards, disruptions and values. University of Salzburg, 26. November 2015. Digital Culture and Communication Section (ECREA) in cooperation with Department of Communication Studies, Center for ICT&S

Wenzel, Corinna/ Sparviero, Sergio (2016): Emotionen und sozialer Mehrwert in User-Kommentaren österreichischer Online-Tageszeitungen. Präsentation im Rahmen der Gemeinsamen Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe „Kommunikation und Politik“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK), des Arbeitskreises „Politik und Kommunikation“ der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW) und der Fachgruppe „Politische Kommunikation“ der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Kommunikations- und Medienwissenschaft (SGKM). 13.02.2016

Wenzel Corinna/ Steinmaurer Thomas (2016): Public Service Media`s own Social Network – Necessity or Utopia? Akzeptierter Vortrag, ECREA’s 6th European Communication Conference ‘Mediated (Dis)Continuities: Contesting Pasts, Presents and Futures’. Prag, 9.-12.November 2016.

Publications

Publications

Wenzel, Corinna (2011): Linking Public Service Broadcasting and E-Democracy: The necessity of making Civil Society part of Public Service Broadcasting Policies. In: Estudos em Comunicação #9 - Maio 2011. Communication Studies. S. 45-60.

Wenzel, Corinna (2012): Die Zulässigkeit einer externen Regulierung des öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunks. Public Value im ORF. VS-Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

Wenzel, Corinna/ Trappel, Josef/ Gadringer, Stefan (2012): Zur Qualität im Privatrundfunk - Begleitforschung zum österreichischen Privatrundfunkfonds. Schriftenreihe der RTR-GmbH. Online: http://www.rtr.at/de/komp/SchriftenreiheNr22012

Grünangerl, Manuela/ Trappel, Josef/ Wenzel, Corinna (2012): Public Value and Participation of Civil Society – a case for Public Service or Community Media?.  In: kommunikation.medien. Online: http://journal.kommunikation-medien.at/2012/03/public-value-and-participation-of-civil-society-a-case-for-public-service-or-community-media/

Grünangerl, Manuela/ Trappel, Josef/ Wenzel, Corinna (2012): Media Regulation in Austria. In: Sousa, Wolfgang/ Trützschler, Joaquim/ Lameiras, Fidalgo & Mariana (Ed.): Media Regulators in Europe: A Cross-Country Comparative Analysis. Online: http://www.lasics.uminho.pt/ojs/index.php/cecs_ebooks/issue/view/118/showToc

Wenzel, Corinna (2012): Medien- und kommunikationspolitische Steuerung in der Krise. Neue Spielräume, neue Handlungszwänge? In: Projektverbund Sinergia „Medienkrise“ (Hrsg.): Die Medienindustrie in der Krise. Ursachen, Formen und Implikationen für Journalismus und Demokratie in der Schweiz. Working Papers 1.

Wenzel, Corinna/ Gadringer, Stefan (2013): Medienpolitische Reaktionen auf die Medienkrise - Erste empirische Befunde. In: Projektverbund Sinergia „Medienkrise“ (Hrsg.): Working Papers 2.

Wenzel, Corinna (2014): Medienpolitik in Zeiten von Krisen - Das spannungsgeladene Verhältnis zwischen zivilgesellschaftlichen und ökonomischen Interessen. In: Meier/Bonfadelli: Sinergia – Abschlusspublikation (in Print).

Steinmaurer, Thomas/ Wenzel, Corinna (2015): „Public Network Value“. Studie im Auftrag des ORF und des Bayrischen Rundfunks.

Wenzel, Corinna/Trappel, Josef/Gadringer, Stefan (2016):  How media policy erodes during times of crisis. Book chapter, Proceedings of ECREA`s Communication Law and Policy Section Workshop on “Communication and Media Policy in Europe: Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future.” London: Routledge.

Seethaler, Josef/Melischek, Gabriele/Eberwein, Tobias/ Wenzel, Corinna (2016):  Changing Media – Changing Democracy. Tagungsband zur Konferenz "Changing Media - Changing Democracy" vom 6.-7. November 2014. Schriftenreihe „Relation“. Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien. 

Wenzel, Corinna/ Sparviero, Sergio/ Trappel, Josef (2016): The Social Value of News Organizations. In: Seethaler, Josef/Melischek, Gabriele/Eberwein, Tobias/ Wenzel, Corinna (2016): Changing Media – Changing Democracy. Tagungsband zur Konferenz "Changing Media - Changing Democracy" vom 6.-7. November 2014. Schriftenreihe „Relation“. Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien. 

Wenzel, Corinna (2016): Cultural Memory. In: Public Social Value – Public Value Studie des ORF, der EBU, der SRG SSR und des Bayrischen Rundfunks. S. 100 – 129.

Gadringer, Stefan/ Sparviero, Sergio/ Trappel, Josef/ Wenzel, Corinna (2016): REUTERS INSTITUTE DIGITAL NEWS REPORT 2016. Detailergebnisse für Österreich. Online: http://uni-salzburg.at/fileadmin/multimedia/Kommunikationswissenschaft/documents/Aktuelles/MedPolitik/DNR_Austria2016_01.pdf