News about the ‘New Media Reception’ session (Parallel Session C3)

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The third parallel session will be covering the topic ‘New Media Reception’ and will also take place from 2 pm until 3:30 pm on Saturday, July 18th.

Gunther Heinrich from Stuttgart Media University, Germany will begin this session with his topic ‘Evaluation of a pattern based website classification ‘.

Ece Algan, Ph.D. in Mass Comunication and M.A. in Communication and Cultural Studies, currently operates at California State University, San Bernardino, USA. Her paper explores the politics of mobile participation and social media among youth in the more conservative and marginalized Southeast region of Turkey through an ethnographic inquiry of their convergent media use and practices. Her topic is named ‘Mobile participation via Facebook Zero and social media interaction of youth in Southeast Turkey’. ++ twitter: @ecealgan ++

Sven Hildebrand is currently focusing on his two Ph.D’s. Previously, he worked for numerous advertising agencies and served as the Chief Marketing Officer of the Techniker Krankenkasse. In his speech ‘Suspense and Quality of 2-D and 3-D Movies’, he will provide some interesting information about the influence of the display format on the experience of suspense. Furthermore, he will examine the influence of the display format on the overall rating of the movie.

Nicholas S. Iwokwagh from Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria will present his topic ‘Enlarging Participatory Communicative Spaces on Adolescents Sexual and Reproductive Health in Nigeria: A Look at New Media Technologies’. His paper explores the possibilities for integrating appropriate NMT platforms for engaging adolescents in interactive communication discourses, thereby enlarging virtual communicative spaces for mutually beneficial sexual and reproductive health dialogue among Nigerian adolescents.

If you find our speakers interesting, we would be very pleased to see you at our conference in Berlin! http://gca2015.com/registration/

Find specific information about the programme following: http://gca2015.com/schedule/

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