Julian Ausserhofer

Julian Ausserhofer is a digital communication researcher from Vienna, Austria. He pursues his PhD at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna and works as an associate researcher for the HIIG. Between 2008 and May 2016 he was employed as a research associate and lecturer at the Institute of Journalism of Joanneum University of Applied Sciences in Graz, Austria. He was a 2014/15 visiting scholar at the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society at the University of California, Berkeley, and a summer 2013 research fellow at HIIG. Academically, Julian’s areas of interest include computational methods in the social sciences and in journalism as well as social media in news and politics. In particular, Julian examines practices in data journalism and the interactions between users, databases, algorithms and other actors in the formation of networked publics.

He tweets as @julauss and blogs at ausserhofer.net.

Juian Ausserhofer

Position

Associate Researcher: Policy & Governance

Relevant Publications
Conference contributions and other activities
Relevant Publications

Conference contributions and other activities

Lectures and Presentations:

Empörungsöffentlichkeiten im Netz: Zur Beziehung von Themen, Akteuren und Quellen auf der Pegida-Facebookpage
Jahrestagung der DGPuK Fachgruppe Digitale Kommunikation 2016 . TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany: 04.11.2016

Cornelius Puschmann, Julian Ausserhofer

Empörungsnetzwerke, Open Science und Open Data: Wie Wissenschaft, Hochschul-PR und Datenjournalismus zusammenarbeiten können
Jahrestagung des Bundesverbands Hochschulkommunikation (Session: Datenjournalismus in der Hochschulkommunikation). Bundesverband Hochschulkommunikation. Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany: 15.09.2016

Julian Ausserhofer, Cornelius Puschmann, Noura Maan, Markus Hametner

What are the topics of populist anti-immigrant movements on Facebook?
Social Media & Society Conference . Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK: 13.07.2016

Cornelius Puschmann, Julian Ausserhofer, Noura Maan, Markus Hametner

Wissenschaft und Datenjournalismus: Eine Kartographie des neuen Extremismus in Europa
Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften . Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany: 11.06.2016

Julian Ausserhofer

Information laundering and counter-publics: The news sources of islamophobic groups on Twitter
Social Media in the Newsroom workshop at the 10th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM16) (Session: Social Media in the Newsroom). Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Leibniz, Germany: 17.05.2016

Cornelius Puschmann, Julian Ausserhofer, Noura Maan, Markus Hametner