Stephan Winter

Stephan Winter is a researcher in the department of social psychology – media and communication at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. In 2007, he received his Masters degree in Applied Communication and Media Science. Currently, he writes his PhD thesis which focuses on processes of information selection and reception on online news sites. Besides this, he has worked as a journalist for German newspapers and radio stations. His research interests include computer-mediated communication, Web 2.0 and online journalism.