Alena Birrer

Alena Birrer, BA

Hilfsassistierende / Student Assistant

Phone: +41 44 635 21 61

Room number: AND 3.80

a.birrer@ikmz.uzh.ch

Academia

2019-present Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, Division: Media & Internet Governance, University of Zurich.
2018-present Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, Dr. Matthias Hofer: “Media Use and Well-Being of Older Adults” (funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation).
2016-present Master Student in Mass Communication and Media Research (major) and Political Science (minor) at the University of Zurich.

Master Thesis: “Populism and Political Cynicism. Eine experimentelle Untersuchung zum Einfluss populistischer Kommunikation auf die Politikerverdrossenheit der Bürger in Grossbritannien”.

2017-2018 Student Research Assistant and Tutor for various courses at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, Division: Media & Politics, University of Zurich.
2012-2016 Bachelor of Arts UZH in Mass Communication and Media Research (major), Psychology (minor) and Political Science (minor) at the University of Zurich.

Bachelor Thesis: “Die mediale Darstellung von Migranten in der Schweizer Presse. Eine quantitative Inhaltsanalyse zur medialen Integrationsleistung vor dem Hintergrund der Initiative ‘gegen Masseneinwanderung’”.

Media Industry

2014-2019

Assistant to the Editor in Chief of Tele Züri