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. (2020). Shot scale matters: The effect of close-up frequency on mental state attribution in film viewers. Poetics, 83, 101480. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poetic.2020.101480

 

 

Scientific Presentations at Conferences

2021

 

Habermeyer, T., Blessing, J. N., & Schubert, L. (Mai, 2021). Future Scenarios or Facts? Analysing Effective Communication Strategies for Sustainable Nutrition on Instagram. Virtueller Vortrag auf der 71. Jahrestagung der International Communication Association (ICA): ‘Engaging the Essential Work of Care: Communication, Connectedness, and Social Justice’, Denver, USA.

 

Habermeyer, T., Blessing, J. N., & Hellmeier, R. (Mai, 2021). Fear Appeals and Anthropomorphism? –  The Effects of Visual and Textual Activist Communication Strategies for Sustainability and Justice in Food Systems. Virtueller Vortrag auf der Pre-Conference ‘Visions of Change: Communication for Social and Environmental Justice’ der 71. Jahrestagung der International Communication Association (ICA), Denver, USA.

 

Habermeyer, T., Blessing, J. N., & Hellmeier, R. (April, 2021). Combating the Meat Consumption Crisis – Effects of Activists’ Communication Strategies for a More Sustainable Nutrition. Virtueller Vortrag auf der Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe Risk & Crisis Communication der European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA): ‘CRISIS2021’. Leeds, United Kingdom.

 

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): ‘Communication and trust: building safe, sustainable and promising futures’, 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)
  • International Environmental Communication Association (IEACA)
  • 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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