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Department of Communication and Media Research Science Communication

New team member: Jing Zeng

Meg Jing Zeng joined the IKMZ as a postdoctoral researcher in the division „Science, crisis and risk communication” led by Professor Dr. Mike Schäfer in August 2018. She completed her master's degree in Social Science of the Internet in 2014 at Oxford Internet Institute (United Kingdom). Jing also holds a PhD from the Digital Media Research Center at Queensland University of Technology (Australia). In her doctoral thesis, she analyzed rumors on Twitter and Weibo in times of crisis. After completing her PhD research in 2017, Jing worked as a Research Fellow the Hans-Bredow-Institute in Hamburg (Germany). Jing's research interests include online rumors, information control and digital activism. We are looking forward to working with her as a new member of the IKMZ team!