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Department of Communication and Media Research International & Comparative Media Research

Edda Humprecht

Edda Humprecht, Dr.

  • Oberassistentin / Senior Research and Teaching Associate
+41 44 635 20 42
Room number
AND 3.52

Teaching & Research Interests

digital communication & news, political communication, digital journalism, cross-national comparative research

Current projects:

  • resilience to online mis- and disinformation (link to project website)

  • disinformation on COVID-19 vaccination on YouTube

  • hostile news user comments

  • comparing media system


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Weiterführende Informationen


Current projects

"Disinformation on COVID-19 vaccination on YouTube: An analysis of content, impact, and subsequent verification processes via online search", founded by the Swiss Federal Office of Communication. In cooperation with Sabrina Kessler (UZH). Link


"From Uninformed to Disinformed Citizens? - Comparing Western Information Environments", founded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Research Foundation Flanders. In cooperation with Peter Van Aelst (University of Antwerp) and Frank Esser (UZH). More info