Communication and Media Studies with a focus on Media Culture and Communication Theory
Since May 2018 Anne Schmitz is a research associate at the Center for Communication, Media and Information Sciences (ZeMKI) at the University of Bremen in the DFG-project „Pioniergemeinschaften: Die Quantified-Self- und Maker-Bewegung als kollektive Akteure tiefgreifender Mediatisierung“. Previously she completed her master studies in Journalism and Communication Science at the University of Hamburg and the University of Aarhus. In her master thesis she analyzed the instant-messenger Snapchat and its significance in digital journalism. During her master studies Anne Schmitz worked at the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research at the University of Hamburg in projects on systematic content analysis of user comments for journalists (“SCAN”) as well as on data journalism. Furthermore she contributed in the research network “Communicative Figurations” – a joint initiative between the Universities of Bremen and Hamburg.