Mag.  Maren B. M. Beaufort

Scientist

Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC)
Austrian Academy of Sciences / Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
1010 Wien, Postgasse 7, Austria
Phone (+43-0) 51581-3110
Fax (+43-1) 51581-3120
Email: maren.beaufort(at)oeaw.ac.at

Research Interests

Political communication, media audiences & media use, media effects research & persuasive communication, media literacy, digital communication & social media, science communication

Methodological Expertise

Empirical social research (particularly survey research, experimental research, content analysis, observation, comparative methods), multivariate statistics

Academic Education

Academic Education

2018-2020: Dr. Phil. Communication Science, supervised by Prof. Uwe Hasebrink, Leibniz-Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institute, University of Hamburg
Thesis: Medien in der Demokratie – Demokratie in den Medien. Ein demokratietheoretisch fundierter Ansatz zur Erforschung der demokratischen Qualität von Medienrepertoires unterschiedlicher Nutzungsklassen, dargelegt am Beispiel einer zeitvergleichenden Analyse des politischen Informationsangebots in den österreichischen Medien [Media in democracy—Democracy in the media:  A democratic-theoretical approach to the quality of media repertoires of various classes of news users. The case of Austria.]
Related projects: Media Performance and Democracy, Information Repertoire-based Classification of Media Users

2009-2015:  MA Communication Science, University of Vienna
Master's thesis: What you see is what you buy: The impact of product placements in films on food choices and buying behavior of young children in a real-world setting.
Related project: Implicit Media Effects

1999-2009: BA Studies Communication Science (2006-2009) and BA Studies International Business Administration, University of Vienna

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

2013-ongoing: Research assistant and (since 11/2015) scientist in the research group “Media, Politics & Democracy” at the Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Klagenfurt

2004-2013: Author, Lector, Freelance Journalist, Public Relations Consultant
for various clients, magazines and publishing houses (including Info Technologie Verlag GmbH, Bohmann Druck & Verlag GmbH & Co KG, Report Verlag GmbH & Co KG)

1999-2012: Executive Assistant, Alliance Manager, Marketing Assistant and Specialist, Public Relations Assistant and Specialist
at ZT Prentner IT, mii AG, General Electric Capital ITS, Computacenter GmbH, and CA Technologies

Fellowships & Awards

Fellowships & Awards

2016: Top 1 Student Paper Award, International Communication Association (ICA), CAM Division, for the paper “How candy placements in films influence children's selection behavior in real-life shopping scenarios”

Refereeing and Consulting Activities, Editorships

Refereeing and Consulting Activities, Editorships

Editorship

2020: Beaufort, M. (Ed.). (2020). Digital media, political polarization and challenges to democracy. Abingdon, New York: Routledge. (Invitation of the publisher)

2018: Beaufort, M. (Ed.). (2018). Digital media, political polarization and challenges to democracy [Special issue]. Information, Communication & Society, 21(7).

Refereeing Activties

European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)

Information, Communication & Society (Taylor & Francis)

Russian Journal of Communication (Taylor & Francis)

Consultancy

2016-ongoing: Consultancy assignment for the European Commission`s Digital Agenda for Europe – Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM), conducted by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) of the European University Institute; CMC acts as Austrian partner (with Seethaler, Josef)

2013-ongoing: Member of the Austrian Advertising Council, “Young Advertising Council”

2018: Consultancy assignment for the Austrian Public Service Broadcaster ORF: Public Open Space

2016-2017: Consultancy assignment for the Austrian Public Service Broadcaster ORF: Redefinition of the educational mission of the ORF

2014: Consultancy assignment for the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy: project Responsible Science (with Karmasin, Matthias & Seethaler, Josef)

Memberships in Professional Associations

Memberships in Professional Associations

2016-ongoing: International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), European Research and Communication Association (ECREA), World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR)

2015-ongoing: International Communication Association (ICA), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK)

2014-ongoing: Österreichische Gesellschaft für Kommunikationswissenschaft (ÖGK)

Congress Organisation

Congress Organisation

2021: Medien und Demokratie im Zeichen der Digitalisierung [Media, Democracy and Digitalization] (with Netzwerk Medienstrukturen [Network Media Structures])Vienna, November 3-6, 2020 - postponed to 2021, project: Media Performance and Democracy

2018: #ganzohr2018 (with ORF Radio Ö1 & Network Wissenschaftspodcasts.de [Network Science Podcasts]), Vienna, September 28-30, 2018

2017: Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy- an International Symposium (with the University of York), Vienna, September 21-22, 2017, project: From Collectivity to Connectivity? Social Media and Political Participation

2017: "Wer ist das Volk? [Who are the People?]" ORF DialogForum - Public Lecture mit W. Lance Bennett, University of Washington (with the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF), Vienna, September 21, 2017

Third Party Projects

Third Party Projects

2020-2021: Media Pluralism Monitor in the Digital Era 2021 - Austrian Report, funded by the European Commission (with Seethaler, Josef)

2019-2020: Media Pluralism Monitor in the Digital Era 2020 – Austrian Report, funded by the European Commission (with Seethaler, Josef)

2016-2017: Media Pluralism Monitor 2017 – Austrian Report, funded by the European Commission (with Seethaler, Josef)

2017 – 2018: Zurück am Herd? Mediennutzung und gesellschaftliche Anbindung junger Mütter in Österreich [Media Use and Social Inclusion of Young Mothers in Austria], funded by the City of Vienna (with Seethaler, Josef)

2015-2016: Media Pluralism Monitor 2016 – Austrian Report, funded by the European Commission (with Seethaler, Josef)

2014-2016: What You See Is What You Buy: The Impact of Product Placements in Films on Food Choices and Buying Behavior of Young Children in a Real World Setting, funded by ORF Enterprise

Collaborations

Collaborations

2020-ongoing: Leibniz-Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institute: project Information Repertoire-based Classification of Media Users

2019-ongoing: University of Salzburg (Prof. Josef Trappel): project Information Repertoire-based Classification of Media Users

2017-ongoing: University of Mainz (Prof. Birgit Stark): project Media Performance and Democracy

2017-ongoing: Leibniz-Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institute (Prof. Uwe Hasebrink): project Media Performance and Democracy

2017-ongoing: Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf (Prof. Ralph Weiß): project Media Performance and Democracy

2017-ongoing: University Zurich (Prof. Otfried Jarren): project Media Performance and Democracy

2017-ongoing: Research Centre Public and Society [Forschungsinstitut Öffentlichkeit und Gesellschaft] (fög) der Universität Zürich (Prof. Mark Eisenegger): project Media Performance and Democracy

2017-ongoing: University of Salzburg (Prof. Josef Trappel): project Media Performance and Democracy

2016-ongoing: Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom am European University Institute, Florence: project Media Pluralism Monitor (on behalf of the European Commission)

2019: University of Leeds (Dr. Federico Subervi): project Media Performance and Democracy

2017: University of Washington (Prof. W. Lance Bennett): project From Collectivity to Connectivity? Social Media and Political Participation

2017: University of York (Prof. Brian D. Loader): project From Collectivity to Connectivity? Social Media and Political Participation

 

Publications

Books and Monographs

Books and Monographs

  • Beaufort, M. (2020). Medien in der Demokratie – Demokratie in den Medien: Ein demokratietheoretisch fundierter Ansatz zur Erforschung der demokratischen Qualität von Medienrepertoires unterschiedlicher Nutzungsklassen, dargelegt am Beispiel einer zeitvergleichenden Analyse des politischen Informationsangebots in den österreichischen Medien [Media in democracy – Democracy in the media: A democratic-theoretical approach to the quality of media repertoires of different user types. The case of Austria]. Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Beaufort, M. (Ed.). (2019). Introduction: Digital media, political polarization and challenges to democracy. London, New York: Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/Digital-Media-Political-Polarization-and-Challenges-to-Democracy-1st/Beaufort/p/book/9780367198893
  • Beaufort, M. (Ed.). (2018). Digital media, political polarization and challenges to democracy. Special issue of Information, Communication & Society, 21(7). Retrieved from https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rics20/21/7?nav=tocList
  • Beaufort, M. (2015). What you see is what you buy: The impact of product placements in films on food choices and buying behavior of young children in a real-world setting.

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2020). Von kollektiver zu konnektiver Logik? Mediennutzung und politisch-gesellschaftliche Beteiligung im Zeit- und Ländervergleich [From collective to connective logic? Media use and political participation across time and countries]. In M. Eisenegger, M. Prinzing,, P. Ettinger,, & R. Blum, (Eds.), Digitaler Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit: Historische Verortung, Modelle und Konsequenzen (pp. 387-408). Springer VS.
  • Beaufort, M. (2019). Digital media, political polarization and challenges to democracy. In M. Beaufort (Ed.), Digital media, political polarization and challenges to democracy (pp. 1-7). London, New York: Routledge.
  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2019). Legitimating science in times of social change: How should science be communicated to the public?. In P. Moy & Matheson, D. (Eds.), Voices: Exploring the Shifting Contours of Communication. ICA International Communication Association - Annual Conference Theme Book Series (pp. 141-158). New York, NY: Peter Lang. doi:10.3726/b14771
  • Beaufort, M. (2019). How candy placements in films influence childrens` selection behavior in real-life shopping scenarios – An Austrian experimental field study. Journal Of Children And Media, 13, 50-69. doi:10.1080/17482798.2018.1547776
  • Seethaler, J., Beaufort, M., & Dopona, V. (2018). Monitoring media pluralism in Europe: Application of the Media Pluralism Monitor 2017 in the European Union, FYROM, Serbia & Turkey. Country report: Austria. In C. M. P. F. Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (Ed.), Monitoring media pluralism in Europe: Application of the Media Pluralism Monitor 2017 in the European Union, FYROM, Serbia & Turkey. Country report: Austria. Florence: European University Institute. doi:10.2870/06449
  • Seethaler, J., & Beaufort, M. (2018). Vom Verstehen zum Partizipieren? Wissenschaft und ihre Disziplinen in einer sich wandelnden Öffentlichkeit [From understanding to participating? Science and its disciplines in a changing public sphere]. In L. Hagen, Lüthje, C., Ohser, F., & Seifert, C. (Eds.), Wissenschaftskommunikation: Die Rolle der Disziplinen (pp. 55-78). Baden-Baden: Nomos. doi:10.5771/9783845276427
  • Beaufort, M. (2018). Digital media, political polarization and challenges to democracy. Information, Communication & Society, 21, 915-920. doi:10.1080/1369118X.2018.1451909
  • Schmuck, D., Matthes, J., Naderer, B., & Beaufort, M. (2018). The effects of environmental brand attributes and nature imagery in green advertising on brand attitude and purchase intention. Environmental Communication, 12, 414-429. doi:10.1080/17524032.2017.1308401
  • Seethaler, J., & Beaufort, M. (2017). Community media and broadcast journalism in Austria: Legal and funding provisions as indicators for the perception of the medias` societal roles. The Radio Journal: International Studies In Broadcast & Audio Media, 15, 173-194. doi:10.1386/rjao.15.2.173_1
  • Seethaler, J., Beaufort, M., & Dopona, V. (2017). Media Pluralism Monitor 2016: Monitoring risks for media pluralism in the EU and beyond. Country report: Austria. In C. M. P. F. Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (Ed.), Media Pluralism Monitor 2016: Monitoring risks for media pluralism in the EU and beyond. Country report: Austria. Florence: European University Institute. doi:10.2870/182241
  • Beaufort, M., Eberwein, T., & Seethaler, J. (2017). CSR and political communication. In S. Diehl, Karmasin, M., Mueller, B., Terlutter, R., & Weder, F. (Eds.), Handbook of Integrated CSR Communication (pp. 413-431). Hamburg: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44700-1
  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2014). Wandel der Mediennutzung – Wandel im politischen Verhalten? [Changing media use–Changing political participation?]. Medien Journal, 38, 15-41.

Other Articles and Book Chapters

Other Articles and Book Chapters

  • Seethaler, J., & Beaufort, M. (2019). Recent developments on freedom and pluralism of media in Austria. In A. Giannakopoulos (Ed.), Media, Freedom of Speech, and Democracy in the EU and Beyond (pp. 116-130). Tel Aviv: S. Daniel Abraham Center for International and Regional Studies, Tel Aviv University. Retrieved from https://dacenter.tau.ac.il/sites/abraham.tau.ac.il/files/Media%2C%20Freedom%20of%20Speech%20Text_0.pdf
  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2018). Von neuen Formen der Kommunikation zu neuen Formen der Partizipation–oder umgekehrt? [From new forms of communication to new forms of participation–or vice versa?]. In K. Mitschka & Unterberger, K. (Eds.), Public Open Space: Zur Zukunft öffentlich-rechtlicher Medien (pp. 133-142). Wien: facultas.
  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2017). Transformation des Rundfunkjournalismus? Von Programmaufträgen, Rollenzuschreibungen und neuen Formaten [Broadcasting journalism in transformation: Programming mandates, social roles, and new media formats]. In S. Kirchhoff, Prandner, D., Renger, R., Götzenbrucker, G., & Aichberger, I. (Eds.), Was bleibt vom Wandel? Journalismus zwischen ökonomischen Zwängen und gesellschaftlicher Verantwortung (pp. 47-72). Baden-Baden: Nomos. doi:10.5771/9783845274539
  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2015). Repräsentation, Ressourcen, Realitäten: Überlegungen zu einem alternativen Ansatz in der Analyse von Gender-Frames in der Medienberichterstattung [Representation, resources, realities: Considerations on an alternative approach in the analysis of gender frames in media coverage]. In R. Drüeke, Kirchhoff, S., Steinmaurer, T., & Thiele, M. (Eds.), Zwischen Gegebenem und Möglichem: Kritische Perspektiven auf Medien und Kommunikation (pp. 133-152). Bielefeld: transcript.
  • Karmasin, M., Seethaler, J., & Beaufort, M. (2015). Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit in Österreich [Science and the public sphere in Austria]. In F. und W. Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft (Ed.), Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft im Dialog: "Responsible Science" (pp. 47-52). Wien: BMWFW. Retrieved from https://www.zsi.at/object/publication/3837/attach/Langfassung_BMWFW_Broschuere_zu_Responsible_Science.pdf

Research Papers

Research Papers

  • Seethaler, J., & Beaufort, M. (2015). Qualität des tagesaktuellen Informationsangebots in den österreichischen Medien - Codebuch [Quality of the Austrian media's daily information supply - Codebook]. Retrieved from https://www.oeaw.ac.at/fileadmin/Institute/CMC/PDF/Publications/Research_Papers/CMC-Forschungsbericht_No_10.pdf

POPULAR ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

POPULAR ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Beaufort, M. (2019). Welche öffentlich-rechtliche Medienqualität braucht Österreich im Netz? [What kind of media performance should public broadcasters provide on the internet?]. In ORF (Ed.), Der Auftrag 2019: Vielfalt, Vertrauen, Verantwortung für Österreich. Public Value Report (p. 27). Wien: ORF. Retrieved from https://zukunft.orf.at/rte/upload/pv_18_19/pvb_201819_i_austria.pdf
  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2018). Qualität im Journalismus: Öffentlich-rechtliche, kommerzielle und freie Medien im Vergleich [Quality in journalism: Comparing public service broadcasting, commercial media and community media]. Stimme: Zeitschrift Der Initiative Minderheiten, 8-9.
  • Beaufort, M. (2018). Was der Rundfunk für die Demokratie machen muss [What broadcasters have to do for democracy]. Der Standard (Blog). Retrieved from https://derstandard.at/2000086601455/Was-der-Rundfunk-fuer-die-Demokratie-machen-muss
  • Beaufort, M. (2017). Bildung als demokratischer Auftrag [The educational mandate as a democratic mandate]. In ORF (Ed.), TexteDer Auftrag: Bildung im digitalen Zeitalter. Public Value Jahresstudie 2016/17 (pp. 63-80). Wien: ORF. Retrieved from https://zukunft.orf.at/rte/upload/texte/qualitaetssicherung/2017/orf_public_value_studie_web.pdf
  • Beaufort, M., & Seethaler, J. (2017). Von neuen Formen der Kommunikation zu neuen Formen der Partizipation–oder umgekehrt? [From new forms of communication to new forms of participation–or vice versa?]. Texte: Öffentlich-Rechtliche Qualität Im Diskurs, 20, 24-35. Retrieved from http://zukunft.orf.at/show_content.php?sid=147&pvi_id=1815&pvi_medientyp=t&oti_tag=Texte
  • Beaufort, M. (2017). Bildung als demokratischer Auftrag [The educational mandate as a democratic mandate] [Kurzfassung]. Texte: Öffentlich-Rechtliche Qualität Im Diskurs, 19 (Teil des Public Value-Berichts 2016/2017 des ORF), 6-10. Retrieved from http://zukunft.orf.at/show_content.php?sid=147&pvi_id=1801&pvi_medientyp=t&oti_tag=Texte
  • Beaufort, M. (2016). Von der Einbahnstraße zur Partizipation [Towards participation in science communication]. Science.orf.at. Retrieved from http://science.orf.at/stories/2778065/
  • Beaufort, M. (2016). Was Österreich über Forschung denkt [What Austrians think about research and science]. Apa-Dossier (Austria Presse Agentur). Retrieved from https://science.apa.at/dossier/Meinungsklima_im_Wandel/SCI_20160801_SCI69533955430974564
  • Beaufort, M. (2016). Vom Verstehen zum Beteiligen [From understanding to participation]. Texte: Öffentlich-Rechtliche Qualität Im Diskurs, 18, 6-11. Retrieved from http://zukunft.orf.at/show_content.php?sid=147&pvi_id=1730&pvi_medientyp =t&oti_tag=Texte
  • Seethaler, J., & Beaufort, M. (2016). Demokratie braucht Teilhabe: Medien sollen Identifikationsangebote schaffen [Democracy needs participation: The media should create opportunities for identification]. Der Standard [Blog]. Retrieved from http://derstandard.at/2000036907957/Demokratie-braucht-Teilhabe-Medien-sollenIdentifikationsangebote-schaffen?

 

Lectures

Keynotes

Keynotes

  • 18/05/2018 , Linz
    Beaufort, Maren
    Demokratie und die Rolle des nicht-kommerziellen privaten Rundfunks [Democracy and the role of community media]
    #mediana18 - Vom demokratischen Auftrag medialen Diskurses
  • 21/09/2017 , Vienna
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Changing media – Changing democracy, or: Changing democracy – Changing media?
    Digital Media, Political Polarization and Challenges to Democracy: An International Symposium
  • 21/04/2016 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren
    Demokratie, Medienpluralismus und die Rolle des nicht-kommerziellen privaten Rundfunks [Democracy, media pluralism, and the role of community media]
    REM-Workshop – Der nicht-kommerzielle private Rundfunk

Invited Lectures

Invited Lectures

  • 16/12/2020 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren
    Vom Pluralismus zur Kakophonie – Kann die Demokratie die Schrumpfung der herkömmlichen Mainstream-Medien überstehen? [From pluralism to cacophony - Can democracy survive the shrinking of traditional mainstream media?]
    Verfassungsrechtliche und institutionelle Herausforderungen der Polarisierung und der digitalen Demokratie. Polish Academy of Sciences, Scientific Center in Vienna
  • 31/01/2020 , Florence
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Country Report Austria
    Media Pluralism Monitor 2020: Final Conference at the European University Institute
  • 12/12/2019 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren
    Medien und Demokratie - Ein neuer Ansatz zur Messung demokratischer Medienleistung [Media and democracy. A new approach to measuring democratic media performance]
    Sitzung der phil.-hist. Klasse der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften [Meeting of the Learned Society Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences]
  • 30/11/2018 , Lucerne
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Von kollektiver zu konnektiver Logik? Eine vergleichende Untersuchung des Verhältnisses von Mediennutzung und politischer Beteiligung [From a collective to a connective logic? Comparing media use and political participation across time and countries]]
    Mediensymposium 2018: Digitaler Strukturwandel der Öffentlichkeit – Historische Verortung, Modelle und Konsequenzen
  • 19/11/2018 , Tel Aviv
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Recent developments on freedom and pluralism of media in Austria
    "Media, Freedom of Speech, and Democracy: Contemporary Conflicts and Tensions in the EU and Beyond: Conference of the S. Daniel Abraham Center for International and Regional Studies, Tel Aviv Univ. in coop. with The Austrian Society for European Politics
  • 29/09/2018 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Wie Wissenschaft kommunizieren? Legitimation in Zeiten gesellschaftlichen Wandels
    #GANZOHR18 – Wissenschaft auf die Ohren
  • 13/04/2018 , Lugano
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Rechtspopulismus, politisches Informationsverhalten und Vertrauen in den Journalismus – ein innereuropäischer Vergleich, 2011-2017 [Right-wing populism, political information use, and trust in journalism - A European comparison, 2011-2017]
    Politischer Journalismus im Ländervergleich vor dem Hintergrund des Rechtspopulismus – Section Panel der Fachgruppe Politische Kommunikation bei der Jahrestagung der SGKM 2018
  • 09/05/2017 , Athens
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Community medias` "added value": The case of Austria
    Communication and Mass Media
  • 09/05/2017 , Athen
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Community media's "added value": The case of Austria
    Community Media – Section Panel bei der 15. Internationalen Jahrestagung Communication and Mass Media
  • 24/04/2015 , St. Petersburg
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Putting social media in context: The interconnections between media systems, social media use, and political participation
    3rd International Conference: Comparative media studies in today's world: Social media in various socio-political contexts
  • 06/11/2014 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Wie soziale Online-Netzwerke politische Beteiligung verändern [How social online networks change political participation]
    Medienwandel - Wandel der Demokratie? Das demokratische Potenzial der Social Media [Changing Media - Changing Democracy? Exploring the Democratic Potential of Social Media]
  • 26/06/2014 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren Karmasin, Matthias Seethaler, Josef
    Bericht des Instituts für vergleichende Medien- und Kommunikationsforschung [Report of the Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies]
    Öffentlicher Teil der Klassensitzung der philosophisch-historischen Klasse der ÖAW
  • 18/12/2013 , Klagenfurt
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    From Collectivity to Connectivity? Social Media and Political Behavior
    Forschungsdialog

Other Lectures

Other Lectures

  • 08/06/2020 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Digital und sozial, aber demokratisch? Soziale Online-Netzwerke and politische Partizipation [Online networks and political participation] [postponed to 10.-12.6.2021]
    20. ITA-Konferenzrenz: „Digital, direkt, demokratisch? – Technikfolgenabschätzung und die Zukunft der Demokratie“
  • 04/08/2018 , Washington, D.C.
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Media quality and democracy: Claims and reality—A cross-media study
    2018 AEJMC Annual Conference
  • 28/05/2018 , Prague
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Changing roles of broadcast journalism: A fresh look at legal texts concerning broadcasting
    68th Annual ICA Conference
  • 27/05/2018 , Prague
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Legitimating science in times of social change: How should science be communicated to the public?
    68th Annual ICA Conference
  • 10/08/2017 , Chicago, IL
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    From understanding to participation: Science, media and the public
    100th AEJMC Annual Conference
  • 28/06/2017 , Klagenfurt
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Implicit effect mechanisms of online advertisements for unhealthy products
    Workshop "Der Mensch im digitalen Zeitalter"
  • 29/05/2017 , San Diego, CA
    Beaufort, Maren
    Exploring the role of product placements for children's obesity-related shopping behavior
    67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA)
  • 25/05/2017 , San Diego, CA
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Putting the “demos” back in democracy: Theoretical considerations on the role of journalism and the media in a democratic society
    Preconference "Media Performance and Democracy - the Debate Continues" to the ICA 67th Annual Conference
  • 24/11/2016 , Barcelona
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Citizen participation, social media use, and the shift in political trust: Results from a European survey
    Regional Conference of the World Association of Public Opinion Research (WAPOR): "Political Trust in Contemporary Representative Democracies"
  • 10/11/2016 , Prague
    Beaufort, Maren
    The impact of product placements in films on food choices and buying behavior of young children in a real-life setting
    6th European Communication Conference of the European Research Communication Association (ECREA)
  • 05/08/2016 , Minneapolis
    Beaufort, Maren
    The moderating role of age on behavioral effects of product placements in a real-world setting
    99th Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
  • 05/08/2016 , Minneapolis
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Social media and civic engagement: Results from a European survey
    99th Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
  • 19/07/2016 , York
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Europe's youth on the move: Online communication, civic engagement, and connective action
    Contemporary Political Youth Culture & Communication Symposium
  • 06/07/2016 , Munich
    Beaufort, Maren
    Wirkungsbedingungen integrativer Werbeformen in Filmen auf das Produktauswahlverhalten von (Klein-)Kindern und ihre Implikationen für die Entwicklung von Medien- und Konsumentenkompetenz
    Seminar, Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU)
  • 10/06/2016 , Fukuoka
    Beaufort, Maren
    How candy placements in films influence children's selection behavior in real-life shopping scenarios
    66th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA)
  • 09/06/2016 , Fukuoka
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Putting the "demos" back in democracy: Methodological implications and empirical evidence for Measuring Media Performance
    66th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) - Preconference "Media Performance & Democracy"
  • 06/02/2016 , Dresden
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    Vom Verstehen zum Partizipieren? Veränderungen im Verhältnis von Wissenschaft, Medien und Öffentlichkeit [From "Public Understanding of Science" to "Public Participation in Scientific Research"?]
    3rd Annual Conference of the Working Group "Science Communication" of the German Communication Association (DGPuK)
  • 21/10/2015 , Phoenix, Arizona
    Seethaler, Josef Beaufort, Maren
    The long way from technical to social connectivity: Exploring the digital divide in 15 European countries
    Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide. 2015 International Conference
  • 03/10/2015 , Rovinj
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Change in media use - Change in political participation? A cross-national comparative study
    "Communication, Democracy and Digital Technology" - Conference of the International Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • 16/07/2015 , Montreal
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Can social networks help to foster participatory democracy? A comparative analysis in 15 European countries
    2015 Annual Conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
  • 25/05/2015 , San Juan
    Schmuck, Desirée Matthes, Jörg Naderer, Brigitte Beaufort, Maren
    Effects of environmental brand attributes and nature imagery in green advertising on brand attitude and purchase intention
    65th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA)
  • 24/01/2015 , Bamberg
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Social Media und politische Beteiligung: Zur Notwendigkeit einer theoretischen Neubestimmung des Partizipationsbegriffs [Social media and political participation: Towards a refined theoretical framework for participation]
    Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe Rezeptions- und Wirkungsforschung in der DGPuK 2015
  • 12/04/2014 , Zurich
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Von Kollektivität zu Konnektivität? Soziale Medien und politische Beteiligung [From collectivity tp connectivity? Social media and political participation]
    40. Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Kommunikations- und Medienwissenschaft (SGKM) [Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Swiss Association of Media and Communication Research (SACM)]
  • 18/10/2013 , Klagenfurt
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Von kollektivem zu konnektivem Handeln? Medienwandel und politische Folgen [From collective to connective action? Media change and political consequences]
    Kommunikationswissenschaftliche Tage 2013 "Changing Communications II"

Popular Lectures

Popular Lectures

  • 18/05/2018 , Linz
    Beaufort, Maren
    Demokratie und die Rolle des nicht-kommerziellen privaten Rundfunks [Democracy and the role of community media]
    #mediana18 - Vom demokratischen Auftrag medialen Diskurses
  • 13/04/2018 , Vienna
    Beaufort, Maren
    Süße Versuchungen: Wie wirkt versteckte Werbung auf Kinder?
    Science Inputs der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zur Langen Nacht der Forschung 2018
  • 30/11/2017 , Wien
    Seethaler, Josef unter Mitarbeit von Beaufort, Maren
    Postfaktische Gesellschaft - Wenn Wissenschaft zur Glaubensfrage wird
    Am Puls, Nr. 57 (FWF)
  • 13/11/2017 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren
    Bildung als demokratischer Auftrag [Interview mit Konrad Mitschka]
    DialogForum "Der Auftrag: Bildung" (ORF)
  • 14/09/2017 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren
    Bildung als demokratischer Auftrag
    Workshop „ORF Qualitätssicherung – Evaluation“
  • 22/03/2017 , St. Wolfgang
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Digitale Solidarität und Partizipation
    "...und raus bist DU!? Solidarität in der Erwachsenenbildung" Seminar des Bundesinstituts für Erwachsenenbildung (bifeb)
  • 15/02/2017 , Linz
    Beaufort, Maren
    Public Value im nicht-kommerziellen Rundfunk [Community media and public value]
    Workshop "Public Value & Öffentlichkeitsarbeit im nicht-kommerziellen Rundfunk"
  • 15/08/2016 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Vielbeschworene Solidarität - die Einheit in der Vielfalt finden [Interview mit Juliane Nagiller zu Social Media und Partizipation]
    Radiokolleg (Ö1)
  • 29/05/2016 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren
    Süße Versuchungen: Product Placement und seine Wirkung auf Kinder [Interview mit Raffael Fritz]
    matrix - computer & neue medien (Ö1)
  • 15/01/2016 , Wien
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler,Josef
    Verdrossen, aber politisch: Social Media-Engagement ist kein Lippenbekenntnis [Interview mit Raffael Fritz]
    Digital leben
  • 23/05/2014 , Innsbruck
    Beaufort, Maren Seethaler, Josef
    Auswirkungen von Social Media auf politische Partizipation [impact of social media use on political participation]
    Medien in der Postdemokratie