Janine Blessing

Researcher and PhD Candidate
Media Effects and Processes
Phone: +49 821 598 5634
Email:
Room: 5047 (D)
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Main research

  • Processes of Media Reception and Effects of Media Content
  • Health Communication
  • Risk Communication
  • Environmental Communication

Research projects

Publications

Articles in Scientific Journals (peer reviewed)

Bálint, K. E., Blessing, J. N., & Rooney, B. (in press). Shot scale matters: The effect of close-up frequency on mental state attribution in film viewers. Poetics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poetic.2020.101480

 

 

 

Scientific Presentations at Conferences

2020

 

Habermeyer, T., Blessing, J. N., & Dippl, L. (Dezember, 2020). Strategic gain-loss framing for plastic reduction - Emotions induced by a spokesperson as a representative of an institution. Virtueller Vortrag auf der Groupe d’étude et de recherche. Communication, environnement, sciences et société (GER-CESS-2020): ‘How to talk about the environment? Heroes/heralds and environmental communication’, Aix-en-Provence, Frankreich.

 

Blessing, J. N., & Habermeyer, T., & Kullnig, C. (Oktober, 2020). #Instahealth – Varying the Degree of Fear and Efficacy in Instagram Posts. Virtueller Vortrag auf der European Conference on Health Communication (ECHC) der European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA), Braga, Portugal.

 

Blessing, J. N., & Habermeyer, T., & Claus, V. (Mai, 2020). Being Fit or Looking Fit –Visual Representation of Extreme Body Images on Instagram and its Negative Influence on Health and Identity. Virtueller Vortrag auf der Pre-Conference ‘Visual Representation and Marginality: Opening New Conversations’ der 70. Jahrestagung der International Communication Association (ICA), Gold Coast, Australien.

 

2019

 

Blessing, J. N. (November, 2019). It’s all about the focus: Varying the person affected by risky driving behavior in texting and driving PSAs. Postervortrag auf der European Conference on Health Communication (ECHC), Zürich, Schweiz.

 

Kalch, A., Rathmann, J., & Blessing, J. N. (September, 2019). Pilotprojekt: Gesunde Kliniklandschaften am Klinikum. Postervortrag beim Netzwerktreffen des Zentrums für Interdisziplinäre Gesundheitforschung (ZIG), Augsburg, Deutschland.

 

 

2017

 

Blessing, J. N., Wagner, A. J. M., & Sukalla, F. (Mai, 2017). Getting road safety messages across: On whom to focus in texting and driving prevention PSAs? Postervortrag auf der 67. Jahrestagung der International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, USA.

 

 

 

 

Scientific activities and roles

Memberships

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPUK)
  • European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA)
  • International Communication Association (ICA)
  • Außerordentliches Mitglied im Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Gesundheitsforschung der Universität Augsburg (ZIG)

 

 

Curriculum/Vitae

Since 2019 Research Assistant at the Department of Media, Knowledge and Communication at Augsburg University
2016-2019           

Master of Arts in Media and Communication at Augsburg University,

Winter Semester 2017/18: Semester Abroad at Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata" in Rome, Italy

2013-2016 Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication at Augsburg University

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