Universität Zürich

IPMZ - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research

Media Change & Innovation Division

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CH-8050 Zurich
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Konstantin Dörr

 

 

Dr . Konstantin Nicholas Dörr, has been a Research and Teaching Associate in the Media Change & Innovation Division at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research (IPMZ), University of Zurich from March 2013 to August 2017.

 

Prior to joining the IPMZ he worked for the Vodafone Foundation Germany, Abendzeitung München and Passauer Neue Presse. He was a Student Assistant at the University of Passau – chair of media psychology and chair of communication studies.  


Konstantin Dörr holds a B.A. and M.A. in Media and Communication from the University of Passau where he studied communication science, journalism, law and political science.


His research centered on algorithmic selection (algorithmic journalism), Big Data, media innovations & media change in journalism, innovation theories and privacy.

 

Details: PhD project on Algorithmic Journalism

 

Conferences & Workshops

  • Thurman, N., Dörr, K., & Kunert, J. (2017): When reporters get hands-on with robo-writing: Professionals consider automated journalism’s capabilities and consequences. Paper presented at the International Communication Association’s (ICA) 67th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Dörr, Konstantin (2016): Algorithmen: Die Journalistender Zukunft? Diskussionsforum: Künstliche Intelligenz für Arbeit, Gesundheit und Alltag – Zukunft mit unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten? Collegium Helveticum, ETH Zürich.
  • Haim, Mario / Dörr, Konstantin (2016): Automatisierte Qualität? Zur Institutionalisierung und normativen Qualität von algorithmischem Journalismus. DGPuK Annual Conference, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Dörr, Konstantin (2015): Algorithmic Journalism. Insights, Challenges and Prospects of an Automated News Production for Journalism Research. To be presented at Symposium Change in Journalism, 16th to 18th of September 2015, Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover, Germany.
  • Dörr, Konstantin/Hollnbuchner, Katharina (2015): Ethical Challenges of Algorithmic Journalism. To be presented at The Future of Journalism Conference: Risks, Threats and Opportunities, Cardiff University, UK 10th-11th September 2015.
  • Dörr, Konstantin (2015): Algorithmic Journalism. Theoretical, economic and technological implications of automated news production in journalism. Presentation at Shaping the Future of News Media Conference, International Conference on Integrated Journalism Education, Research and Innovation, Barcelona, Spain, 17th-19th of June 2015.
  • Dörr, Konstantin (2015): Algorithmic Journalism, Concept and Consequences. Presentation at Re-Inventing Journalism Conference (ECREA & DGPuK), Winterthur, Switzerland, 5-6 February 2015.
  • Dörr, Konstantin (2015): The Future of Journalism. Workshop held at clunc: Computational Linguistics Unconference, Stuttgart, Germany, 23-24 January 2015.
  • Godulla, A./Wolf, C./Hohlfeld, R./Dörr, K. (2015): "We can all make great things." The potential of crowdfunding for the re-invention of journalism. Presentation at Re-Inventing Journalism Conference (ECREA & DGPuK), Winterthur, Switzerland, 5-6 February 2015.
  • Hollnbuchner, Katharina/Dörr, Konstantin (2014): Ethical Challenges of Algorithmic Selection. Panel Presentation at ECREA 2014: Communication shaped by algorithms: technological, economic, social and ethical challenges, Lisbon, 12-15 November 2014.
  • Wallace, Julian/Dörr, Konstantin (2014): Beyond Traditional Gatekeeping. How Algorithms and Users Restructure the Online Gatekeeping Process. Presentation at Digital Disruption to Journalism and Mass Communication Theory Conference, 2-3 October 2014, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Dörr, Konstantin/Hohlfeld, Ralf (2013): Zukunft der Kommunikationsberufe. Vortrag auf den Kommunikationswissenschaftlichen Tagen - KWT 2013 - der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Kommunikationswissenschaft (Austrian Association of Communication Science) - "Changing Communications II: Herausforderungen des gesellschaftlichen, medialen und kulturellen Wandels" vom 17. bis 19. Oktober 2013, Klagenfurt, Österreich.
  • Dörr, Konstantin (2010): Teilnahme an der interdisziplinären Tagung "Privatheit" vom 19. bis 20. November 2010 an der Universität Passau, Deutschland.

 

Membership

  • DGPuK - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft

 

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