Lab Platform Governance, Media and Technology (PGMT)

Laura Liebig

Laura Liebig is a researcher at the the Center for Media, Communication and Information Research at the University of Bremen since November 2021. In April 2021 she joined the international research project “Shaping 21st Century AI – Controversies and Closure in Media, Policy, and Research” at Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) where she is an associated researcher. Her research interest and PhD topic is focused on the interdependency between the media and policy discourses. After her bachelor studies in the subjects media and communications as well as political science, Laura studied in the English-language master’s program „Digital Media and Society“ at the University of Bremen. During her studies, she focused on several theoretical concepts, for instance, the mediatization theory, datafication, algorithms, and the construction of social reality, and wrote her thesis on the topic of “Pandemic Conspiracies”.

Research interests 

Artificial Intelligence, Digital Society Discourses, Political Communication, Agenda Setting, Media Governance