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Daniel Seibert is employed as a research associate at the institute of Communication and Media Studies at Leipzig University. He manages the project "Audio visual media content based on artificial intelligence: analysis of challenges and potentials of deepfakes in the network of science, economy and society". In his dissertation, Daniel Seibert focuses on influencing factors that may favor audience identification of manipulated audiovisual media content and on how audiences evaluate deepfakes, as well as, in particular, possible beneficial, future applications.
- Technological impact assessment
- Media effect research
- Science communication
Further employed in the project are Louisa Marko, Kilian Buchmann, and Hannah Ötting. The three students are enrolled in various programs at Leipzig University’s institute of communication and media studies. Louisa Marko just finished her bachelor's thesis in the field of strategic communication, continuing a focus set throughout her bachelor's in Communication and Media Studies, on communication management. Kilian Buchman, a Communication and Media Studies master's student, researched media competence and appropriation practices in his final bachelor's thesis. Finally, Hannah Ötting is currently finishing up her last semester of the double-degree master's program Global Mass Communication and Journalism. She is writing her thesis in the field of journalism research, specifically focusing on protest coverage.