Stefan Baack

Stefan Baack was a research fellow at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society.

His research was about the interconnections between hackers and data journalists and the related effects of ‘datafication’, the ongoing and increasingly ubiquitous quantification and categorization of culture and society.

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Position

Former Associated Researcher

Lectures and presentations

Peripheral entanglements. How civic tech and data journalism expand and cement journalistic discourses and practices
7th European Communication Conference (ECC) "Centres and Peripheries: Communication, Research, Translation" (Session: Data journalism: Studying a maturing field). Palazzo Congressi, Lugano, Switzerland: 01.11.2018 Further information

Stefan Baack

Data journalism and its blurry boundaries: the relationship between data journalists and civic technologists
SciCAR (Session: Daten in der Demokratie). TU Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany: 26.09.2018 Further information

Stefan Baack

Leaking: Nur Strohfeuer, oder Ausdruck einer nachhaltigen Veränderung im Journalismus?
#krassmedial: Gute Daten, schlechte Daten. ver.di. ver.di-Bildungs- und Begegnungszentrum, Berlin, Germany: 23.06.2018 Further information

Stefan Baack

Fact-checking and journalistic discourse. The perceived influence of data driven non-profits in Africa
ICA Annual Conference 2018 (Session: Journalism's Truth Claims). Hilton Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic: 27.05.2018 Further information

Stefan Baack