PROFESSUR I: PROF. DR. FRANK MARCINKOWSKI

Christopher Starke M. A.

Christopher Starke M. A.

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Christopher Starke, M.A.

Christopher Starke works as a post-doctoral researcher for political communication at the Department of Social Sciences (Prof. Frank Marcinkowski) at the University of Düsseldorf. He is also a fellow at the Düsseldorf Institute for Internet and Democracy (DIID). From 2012 to 2017 he was a PhD candidate at the chair ‘Communication – Media – Society’ of the Institute for Communication Science (University of Münster). In 2016, he completed a research and teaching visit at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He obtained his PhD in Communication Research from the University of Münster. His dissertation titled ‘United in Diversity? The Effects of Media Identity Framing on Individual European Solidarity’ will be published in 2019. In addition to European solidarity, his research and teaching activities focus on political communication, artificial intelligence, political trust and corruption. In March 2019 he founded KickBack - The Global Anticorruption Podcast.

 

 

Research Areas

Publications

Articles (Journals)

Marcinkowski, F. & Starke, C. (2018). Trust in Government: What’s News Media Got to Do With It? Studies in Communication Sciences, 18(1), 87-102. doi: https://doi.org/10.24434/j.scoms.2018.01.006 (Best Paper Award 2018)

Marcinkowski, F., Lünich, M. & Starke, C. (2017). Spontaneous trait inferences from candidates’ faces: the impact of the face effect on election outcomes in Germany. Acta Politica, 53(2), 231-247. doi: 10.1057/s41269-017-0048-y.

Starke, C. & Flemming, F. (2017). Who is Responsible for Doping in Sports? The Attribution of Responsibility in the German Print Media. Communication & Sport, 5(2), 245-262. doi: 10.1177/2167479515603712.

Flemming, F., Lünich, M., Marcinkowski, F. & Starke, C. (2016). Coping with dilemma. How German sport media users respond to sport mega events in autocratic countries. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 52(8), 1008-1024. doi: 10.1177/1012690216638545.

Starke, C., Naab, T.K. & Scherer, H. (2016). Free to Expose Corruption: The Impact of Media Freedom, Internet Access and Governmental Online Service Delivery on Corruption. International Journal of Communication, 10, 4702-4722. doi: 1932–8036/20160005.

Starke, C. & Hofmann, L. (2016). Is the Eurocrisis a Catalyst for European Identity? The complex relationship between conflicts, the public sphere and collective identity. European Policy Review, 3, 15.

Book Contributions (Anthologies and Edited Volumes)

Marcinkowski, F. & Starke, C. (2019, in press). Wann ist Künstliche Intelligenz (un)fair? Ein sozialwissenschaftliches Konzept von KI-Fairness [When is Artificial Intelligence (un)fair? A social science concept of AI-Fairness. In J. Hofmann, N. Kersting, C. Ritzi & W.J. Schünemann (Eds.), Politik in der digitalen Gesellschaft: Zentrale Problemfelder und Forschungsperspektiven. [Politics in the the digital society: important problem areas and research perspectives] Bielefeld: transcript.

Köbis, N., Iragorri-Carter, D. & Starke, C. (2018). A Social Psychological View on the Social Norms of Corruption. In I. Kubbe, A. Engelbert (Eds.), Corruption and Norms: Why informal rules matter, S. 31-52. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Köbis, N. & Starke, C. (2017). Why the Panama Papers did (not) shake the world - The relationship between Journalism and Corruption. In A. K. Schwickerath, A. Varraich, & L-L. Smith (Eds.), How to research corruption?: Conference Proceedings: Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Forum, June 2016, Amsterdam (pp. 69-78). Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Network.  https://www.icrnetwork.org/app/download/11106137321/ICR-Amsterdam-Conference-Proceedings.pdf?t=1527614687

Flemming, F., Dosenovic, P., Marcinkowski, F., Lünich, M., & Starke, C. (2018). Von Unterhaltung bis Kritik: Wie das deutsche Publikum die Olympischen Spiele 2016 sehen möchte [From Entertainment to Criticism: How the German Public Likes to See the 2016 Olympic Games]. In H. Schramm, C. Schallhorn, H. Ihle & J.-U. Nieland (Eds.), Großer Sport, große Show, große Wirkung? Empirische Analysen zu Olympischen Spielen und Fußballgroßereignissen [Big Sport, Big Show, Big Influence? Empirical Analyses of the Olympic Games and Major Football Events] (S. 120-145)Köln: von Halem.

Starke, C., Lünich, M., Marcinkowski, F., Dosenovic, P., & Flemming, F. (2018). Zwischen Politik und Sporterleben: Der Umgang des deutschen Fernsehens mit den Olympischen Spielen 2016 [Between Politics and Sports Experience: How German Television Deals with the 2016 Olympic Games]. In H. Schramm, C. Schallhorn, H. Ihle & J.-U. Nieland (Eds.), Großer Sport, große Show, große Wirkung? Empirische Analysen zu Olympischen Spielen und Fußballgroßereignissen [Big Sport, Big Show, Big Influence? Empirical Analyses of the Olympic Games and Major Football Events] (S. 98-118)Köln: von Halem.

Marcinkowski, F., Flemming, F., & Starke, C. (2014). Mediensystem und politische Kommunikation [Media System and Political Communication]. In P. Knoepfel, Y. Papadopoulos, P. Sciarini, A. Vatter & S. Häusermann (Eds.), Handbuch der Schweizer Politik [Manual of Swiss Politics], S. 435-462. Zürich: Verlag Neue Züricher Zeitung.

Reports (Work, Research, Annual Reports)

Hummel H., & Starke, C. (2017). Defining and prosecuting transborder corruption.

Other (Technical Specifications, Informal Publications)

Starke, C., Köbis, N., & Brandt, C. (2016). The Role of Social Norms in Corruption Research.

Starke, C., & Lünich, M. (2016). Corruption Perception and Media Freedom from a European Perspective.

Brandt, C., Köbis, N., & Starke, C. (2016). "Das machen doch alle so." Höhere Strafen, weniger Korruption. Diese Logik trifft nicht immer zu ["That's What Everybody Does." Higher Penalties, Less Corruption. This Logic Does not Always Apply]. Katapult, 1(1), 44.

Starke, C., & Köbis, N. (2015). European Identity: the Aftermath of Charlie Hebdo.

Reviews

Starke, C. (2014). Review: Freedom of Expression Revisited. Citizenship and Journalism in the Digital Era. (U. Carlsson, ed.: Gothenburg 2013). Rezensionen:Kommunikation:Medien r:m:k.

Presentations

Kieslich, K. & Marcinkowski, F., & Starke, C. (2019, accepted). Do not Trust the Elite! – Correlates Among Populist Attitudes and Trust in Politics and Media in Four Western-European Countries. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the ECPR, Wroclaw (Poland), September 4-7.

Starke, C. (2019). United in Diversity? The Effects of Media Identity Framing on Individual European Solidarity. Conference if the Research Section “Comparative Politics” of the DVPW on topic "Governance of Big Transformations", Munich (Germany), March 21-23.

Starke, C. (2019). Public Discourse on Solidarity. A Content Analysis of German Newspapers from 2008-2017. Lecture at the workshop "Understanding Solidarity" at the University of Hamburg, January 25-27.

Starke, C., Wickberg, S., Aurelia, M., & Köbis, N.C. (2018). Framing Corruption. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the ICRN, Paris (France), June 15-16.

Starke, C. & Marcinkowski, F. (2016). Trust in Government. Towards a Theoretically Informed Measurement Model. Lecture at the WAPOR Regional Conference, Barcelona (Spain), November 24-25.

Marcinkowski, F. & Starke, C. (2016). Why do(n’t) we trust in Government? An Empirical Investigation of Four Different Trust Reasons. Lecture at the WAPOR Regional Conference, Barcelona (Spain), November 24-25.

Starke, C. (2016). The Power of Collective Identity: Framing Europe and its Effect on Solidarity within the European Union. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the ECREA, Prague (Czechia), November 9-12.

Flemming, F., Dosenovic, P., Marcinkowski, F., Lünich, M., & Starke, C. (2016, September). Wünsch dir was. Wie das deutsche Publikum die Olympischen Spiele sehen möchte [Make a Wish. How the German Public would Like to See the Olympic Games]. Presentation at the Conference of the Ad-hoc Group Media Sport and Sports Communication, Würzburg (Germany), September 28-30.

Starke, C., Lünich, M., Marcinkowski, F., Dosenovic, P., & Flemming, F. (2016, September). Zwischen Doping, Politik und ungetrübtem Vergnügen. Der Umgang des deutschen Fernsehens mit den Olympischen Spielen 2016 [Between Doping, Politics and Untroubled Enjoyment - German Television's Approach to the 2016 Olympic Games]. Presentation at the Conference of the Ad-hoc Group Media Sport and Sports Communication, Würzburg (Germany), September 28-30.

Marcinkowski, F., Lünich, M. & Starke, C. (2016). Spontaneous Trait Inferences from Candidates’ Visual Appearance in Campaign Communication: The Role of the Face Effect in German Direct Elections. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the ICA, Fukuoka (Japan), June 9ß13.

Flemming, F., Lünich, M., Marcinkowski, F. & Starke, C. (2016). Coping with dilemma. How sport media users respond to sport mega events in autocratic countries. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Fukuoka (Japan), June 9-13.

Lünich, M., Starke, C., Flemming, F., & Marcinkowski, F. (2015). Des einen Freud, des anderen Leid. Dissonanzreduktion und „politischer Konsum“ bei der Medienberichterstattung über sportliche Großereignisse in autoritären Staaten [One Man's Joy is Another Man's Sorrow. Dissonance Reduction and "Political Consumption" in Media Coverage of Major Sporting Events in Authoritarian States]. Lecture at the conference of the Ad-hoc Group Media Sport and Sports Communication of the DGPuK on topic “Media and sports”, Munich (Germany), October 5-6.

Starke, C. & Naab, T. (2015). Can the Internet curb corruption? A longitudinal analysis for 157 countries. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the IAMCR, Montreal (Canada), July 12-16.

Flemming F. & Starke, C. (2015). Who is responsible for doping in sports? An analysis of the attribution of responsibility in German media coverage. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the IAMCR, Montreal (Canada), July 12-16.

Flemming, F., & Starke, C. (2015). Effective control mechanism or part of the problem? A framing analysis of the German press coverage on doping in sports. Lecture at the 8th Summit on Communication and Sport of the International Association for Communication and Sport, Charlotte (USA), March 6-8.

Starke, C. (2014). A Theoretical Approach to Explain the Relationship between European Identity and European Solidarity. Lecture at the Social Theory Conference der European Sociological Association (ESA), Münster (Germany), November 26-28.

Starke, C. & Marcinkowski, F. (2014). How the News Media affect Trust in Mediated Politics. Poster-Presentation at the Annual Conference of the ECREA, Lisbon (Portugal), November 12-15.

Marcinkowski, F., Starke, C. & Wintterlin, F. (2014). Social Media, Impression Formation of Politicians and Trust in Politics. Lecture at the Annual Conference der ECREA, Lisbon (Portugal), November 12-15.

Naab, T., Starke, C. & Scherer, H. (2014). The Media’s Impact on Reducing Corruption - A Cross-National Analysis. Lecture at the Annual Conference der ECREA, Lisbon (Portugal), November 12-15.

Starke, C. (2014). Understanding European Solidarity: The Role of Communication in Explaining European Solidarity. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the Comparative European Politics Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association (PSA), Gothenborg (Sweden), November 6-7.

Marcinkowski, F., Kohring, M. & Starke, C. (2013). Mediated political communication, perceptions of politicians, and trust in politics. Lecture at the ICA / ACOP / AE-IC / UMA Regional Conference, Malaga (Spain), July 18-19.

Naab, T., Starke, C., Wahl, S. & Scherer, H. (2013). My Music, My Friends, and Me: Processes of Social Distinction by Taste in Music. Lecture at the Radio Conference, Bedfordshire (UK), July 9-12.

Starke, C., Naab, T. & Scherer, H. (2013). Media Freedom, Media Access, and Good Governance: A Cross-National Examination of Influences. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the IAMCR, Dublin (Ireland), June 25-29.

Wahl, S., Starke, C., Naab, T. & Scherer, H. (2013). The Social Value of Music. Processes of Social Distinction by Taste in Music. Lecture at the Annual Conference of the IAMCR, Dublin (Ireland), June 25-29.