Institute of Media Studies

Dr. Hanne Detel

Hanne Detel is head of the Tübingen subproject of the joint project “Journalists and their Audience in the Digital Age. Mutual Expectations and their Consequences for Journalism-Audience Relations and Public Opinion Formation”.

University of Tübingen
Media Studies
Wilhelmstr. 50
D-72074 Tübingen
Tel.: 0049 (0) 7071 29-77126
Fax: 0049 (0) 7071 29-35274
Email: hanne.detelspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de 

Profile

Hanne Detel's main topics and research areas include journalism studies and audience research with a focus on journalism-audience interactions and relations, as well as digital communication with a focus on (unwanted) celebrity, scandalisation, Internet shaming and cyberbullying.

Hanne Detel is head of the Tübingen subproject of the joint project “Journalists and their Audience in the Digital Age. Mutual Expectations and their Consequences for Journalism-Audience Relations and Public Opinion Formation” of the Universities of Münster, Erfurt, and Tübingen (BMBF funding line: “Kleine Fächer – Zusammen stark” / “Small Disciplines – Strong Together”).

Her PhD thesis was published in 2017 by Herbert von Halem under the title "Netzprominenz. Entstehung, Erhaltung und Monetarisierung von Prominenz im digitalen Zeitalter" ["Internet Celebrity. Formation, Maintenance, and Monetization of Prominence in the Digital Age"]. Previously, she worked together with Prof. Dr. Bernhard Pörksen on a research project dealing with "Scandalization in Digital Media Environments". Together they published the book „The Unleashed Scandal. The End of Control in the Digital Age" (Imprint Academic, Exeter).

Curriculum Vitae

Hanne Detel studied journalism and communication, public law and East European studies in Hamburg and in South Africa (Stellenbosch University). She received a scholarship from the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes" and the "Rudolf Augstein Foundation", as well as a journalism scholarship from the "Konrad Adenauer Foundation". From 2006 until 2009 she also worked for the dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur, and completed internships with the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the ZDF.

Main publications

Complete list of publications as a PDF file.