Nadine Strauß

Nadine Strauß, Prof. Dr.

Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication and Media Management

Phone: +41 44 635 20 75

Room number: AND 3.56

n.strauss@ikmz.uzh.ch

Short Biography

Nadine Strauß has been Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication and Media Management at the Department of Communication and Media Research at the University of Zurich since April 2021. Previously, she completed a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford (September 2019 – March 2021), where she studied the role of the news media for sustainable finance. Strauß is currently a board member of the Brussel-based NGO “Finance-Watch” where she advocates for a fair, transparent and sustainable financial system. Since spring 2021, she also serves as an editorial board member of the International Journal of Strategic Communication.

Between 2018 and 2019, she worked as a postdoc at the Media Innovation Lab at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna. In January 2018, Strauß obtained her Ph.D., with the thesis "News media & the stock market: Assessing mutual relationships" from the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) at the University of Amsterdam where she also completed a Research Master’s in Communication Science (cum laude). During her Ph.D., she undertook a research visit to the Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California.

Nadine Strauß’s research interests include, among others: sustainable/climate change communication, financial communication, journalism studies, media management, innovative and sustainable media business models, and news use in the digital environment.

For more info and a full CV, see www.nadinestrauss.com

Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Strauß, N., Huber, B., & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2021). Structural Influences on the News Finds Me Perception: Why People Believe They Don’t Have to Actively Seek News Anymore. Social Media + Society.

Strauß, N. (2021). Framing Sustainable Finance: A Critical Analysis of Op-Eds in the Financial Times. International Journal of Business Communication. 

Strauß, N. (2021). Devil’s Advocate or Agenda Setter? The Role of Journalists Covering Sustainable Finance in Europe, Journalism Studies. Journalism Studies

Strauß, N. (2021). Communicating Sustainable Responsible Investments as Financial Advisors: Engaging Private Investors with Strategic Communication. Sustainability, 13(3), 3161.

Strauß, N. (2021, online first). Covering sustainable finance: Role perceptions, journalistic practices and moral dilemmas. Journalism.

Strauß, N. Huber, B., & Gil de Zúñiga, H (2020). “Yes, I Saw It – But Didn’t Read It…” A Cross-Country Study, Exploring Relationships between Incidental News Exposure and News Use across Platforms. Digital Journalism, 8(9),1181–1205.

Strauß, N., Alonso-Muñoz, L., & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2020). Bursting the filter bubble: The mediating effect of discussion frequency on network heterogeneity. Online Information Review, 44(6), 1161–1181.

Gil de Zúñiga, H., Strauß, N., & Huber, B. (2020). The proliferation of the “news finds me” perception across societies. International Journal of Communication, 14, 1605-1633.

Strauß, N., & Holmes Smith, C. (2019). Buying on rumors: How financial news flows affect the share price of Tesla. Corporate Communication: An International Journal, 24(4), 594-607.

Strauß, N. (2019). Using an Interdisciplinary Multi-Method Approach to Explain the
Relationships between News Media and the Stock Market. SAGE Research Method Cases.

Strauß, N. (2019). Financial journalism in the post-crisis era: a recent assessment of the role of financial journalist for financial markets. Journalism, 20(2), 274-291.

Gil de Zúñiga, H., Huber, B., & Strauß, N. (2018). Social media and democracy. El Profesional de la Información, 27(1), 1172–1180.

Strauß, N. (2018). The role of trust in investor relations: Guiding strategic financial
communication. Corporate Communication: An International Journal, 23(1), 2–16.

Strycharz, J., Strauß, N., & Trilling, D. (2018). The role of media coverage in explaining stock market fluctuations: Insights for strategic financial communication. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 21(1), 67–85.

Strauß, N., Vliegenthart, R. & Verhoeven, P. (2018). Intraday news trading: The reciprocal relationships between the stock market and economic news. Communication Research, 45(7), 1054–1077.

Strauß, N. & van der Meer, T. G. L. A. (2017). News media coverage and initial public offerings in Germany: Explaining flotation performance. Corporate Communication: An International Journal, 22(4), 523–541.

Strauß, N. & R. Vliegenthart, R. (2017). Reciprocal influence? Investigating implicit frames in press releases and financial newspaper coverage during the German banking crisis. Public Relations Review, 43(2), 392–405.

Strauß, N. & Jonkman, J. (2017). The benefit of issue management: anticipating crises in the digital age. Journal of Communication Management, 21(1), 34-50.

Strauß, N., Vliegenthart, R. & Verhoeven, P. (2016). Lagging behind? Emotions in newspaper articles and stock market prices in the Netherlands. Public Relations Review, 42(4), 548–555.

Strauß, N.(2015). German financial media’s responsiveness to Deutsche Bank’s cultural change. Public Relations Review, 41(5). 435-437.

Strauß, N., Kruikemeier, S., van der Meulen, H. & van Noort, G. (2015). Digital diplomacy in GCC countries: Strategic communication of Western embassies on Twitter. Governmental Information Quarterly, 32(4), 369–379.


Monograph

Strauß, N. (2017). News media and the stock market: Assessing mutual relationships. An interdisciplinary multi-method study of financial journalism, news media, emotions, market events and the stock market. Amsterdam, NL: Amsterdam School of Communication Research. ISBN: 978-94-6332-288-1.


Book Chapter

Gauly, T., & Strauß, N. (2018). Über das Ethos der Medien und die Ökonomisierung der Information. Eine medienethische Betrachtung aus praktischer Sicht. Materialien zur Ethik in den Wissenschaften.

Presentations

 

Wonneberger, A., Painter, J., Ettinger, J., & Strauß, N. (2021). Mainstream media coverage of the European heatwave of 2019 and related Extreme Event Attribution studies. In Paper at Re-MEDIAting the Wild, the 16th Conference on Communication and Environment. Virtual Conference. 

Strauß, N. (2021). Sustainable finance: Leverage to fight climate change or marketing stunt? A critical framing analysis of op-eds in the Financial Times. In Paper at International Communication Association. Virtual Conference.

Strauß, N. (2021). Covering sustainable finance: The role of the news media for sustainable economic change. In Poster at International Communication Association. Virtual Conference.

Painter, J., Strauß, N., Wonneberger, A., Ettinger, J., Doutreix, M.-N. (2021). An analysis of mainstream media coverage oft he European heat wave of 2019, in four countries (France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK). In Paper at International Communication Association. Virtual Conference.

Strauß, N. (2020). ”Sustainable finance”: examining journalism’s role in holding the financial sector accountable. Strategic Communication and the Future of Journalism. Media Discourse Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Virtual Conference.

Strauß, N. (2020). Communicating sustainable finance: Engaging the public with strategic communication. In Paper at International Communication Association. Virtual Conference.

Strauß, N. & Caldecott, B. (2020). Sustainable Finance in the News: How the Move Towards a Sustainable Financial System Has Been Reported in Europe Since the Global Financial Crisis 2008. In Paper at International Communication Association. Virtual Conference.

Strauß, N. (2020). Covering the “green economy”: How European financial journalists construct and report a sustainable economy. 2nd Lisbon Winter School for the Study of Communication, Media and Uncertainty.

Strauß, N. (2019). Communicating sustainable finance: Engaging the public with strategic communication. In Paper at International Association for Media and Communication Research. Madrid, Spain.

Strauß, N., Muñoz, L. A., Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2019). Why reading the news, political interest and political knowledge is not enough: The mediating role of discussion frequency for network heterogeneity. In Paper at International Association for Media and Communication Research. Madrid, Spain.

Strauß, N. (2019). Financial networks on Twitter: Network and stock price dynamics during quarterly earnings announcements. In Paper at International Communication Association. Washington D.C., USA.

Strauß, N., Huber, B., Gil de Zúñiga, H., & Liu, J.  (2019). Structural influences of the news-finds-me perception: Why people believe they don’t have to actively seek the news anymore. In Paper at International Communication Association. Washington D.C., USA.

Huber, B., Strauß, N., Gil de Zúñiga, H., & Liu, J.  (2019). Big 5 und die „News-Finds-Me Perception“: Wie Persönlichkeitsmerkmale die Wahrnehmung beeinflussen, Nachrichten nicht mehr aktiv verfolgen zu müssen. [Big 5 and „News-Finds-Me Perception“: How personality traits shape individuals‘ perception to no longer need to actively seek news]. Kommunikationswissenschaftliche Tage 2019 (25 – 27 April, 2019). Vienna, Austria.

Strauß, N., Gil de Zúñiga, H., Diehl, T., Ardèvol-Abreu, A., Weeks, B., & Huber, B. (2018). The news-finds-me perception: Causes & consequences. Media Lab Day Vienna. Vienna, Austria.

Gil de Zúñiga, H. Huber, B., Strauß, N., & Ardèvol-Abreu, A. (2018). Keynote at the European Commission’s Safer Internet Centres Conference on „Better Internet for Kids“. Brussels, Belgium.

Gil de Zúñiga, H., Strauß, N., Huber, B., & Liu, J. (2018). The proliferation of the ‚news finds me’ perception across different societies. In Paper presented at the IV Annual Conference of the International Journal of Press/Politics. Reuters Insititue for the Study of Journalism. Oxford, United Kingdom.

Strauß, N., Huber, B., Ardèvol-Abreu, A. & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2018). The news-finds-me perception: Why people are not actively seeking the news anymore…and its consequences. AJC Hanoi Intensive Seminar Vienna 2018. Current Issues in European Media- and Communication Studies. Vienna, Austria.

Strauß, N., Huber, B., & Gil de Zúñiga, H. (2018). Antecedents of the ‘news-finds-me‘ perception. What makes people tune out of news? A cross-national comparison. In Paper to be presented at European Communication Research and Education Association (Preconference). Lugano, Switzerland.

Strauß, N. (2017). News media coverage and initial public offerings in Germany: Explaining flotation performance. In Paper presented at International Communication Association. San Diego, USA.

Strauß, N. (2017). Buying on rumors: How news flows affect the share price of Tesla. In Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Tilburg, the Netherlands.

Strauß, N. & Araujo, T.  (2017). Financial networks on Twitter: Describing network dynamics in the course of quarterly earnings announcements of Dow Jones Industrial Average firms. In Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Tilburg, the Netherlands.

Strycharz, J., Strauß, N., & Trilling, D. (2017). Media coverage and share price volatility: Is it only attention that matters? In Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Tilburg, the Netherlands.

Strauß, N., Vliegenthart, R. & Verhoeven, P. (2016). Flash trading: Stock market reactions to Reuters and Bloomberg tweets. In Poster presented at International Communication Association. Fukuoka, Japan.

Strauß, N. (2016). Trust and the financial market in light of Habermas and Luhmann: A research agenda for communication science. In Paper presented at International Communication Association. Fukuoka, Japan.

Strauß, N., Vliegenthart, R., & Verhoeven, P. (2016). News trading: How Reuters and Bloomberg tweets affect US stock market indices. In Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Strauß, N., Vliegenthart, R., & Verhoeven, P. (2015). How news media coverage drives stock market prices in the Netherlands. Paper presented at Capital, Culture, and Media. Leeds, UK.

Strauß, N., Vliegenthart, R., & Verhoeven, P. (2015). Sentiment or emotions? How news media coverage drive stock market prices in the Netherlands. Paper presented at BledCom 2015. Bled, Slovenia.

Strauß, N. (2015). Mouthpiece or corrective: How financial media responded to the cultural change promulgated by Deutsche Bank - a qualitative framing analysis. Paper presented at International Communication Association. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Strauß, N. & Vliegenthart, R. (2015). The interrelation between implicit frames in press release of German banks and German financial media. Paper presented at International Communication Association. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Kruikemeier, S., Strauß, N., van der Meulen, H.L., & van Noort, G. (2015). Communication strategies in digital diplomacy: A multi-method approach to study the use of Twitter by western embassies in GCC countries. Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Antwerp, Belgium.

Strauß, N. (2015). Mouthpiece or corrective: How financial media responded to the cultural change promulgated by Deutsche Bank - a qualitative framing analysis. Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Antwerp, Belgium.

Strauß, N. & Vliegenthart, R. (2015). Are press releases overrated? The interrelation between implicit frames in press releases of German banks and German financial media. Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Antwerp, Belgium.

Strauß, N. & Verlegh, P.W.J. (2014). Political websites & eWOM: Why politicians should care more about the interaction with citizens on the web. Paper presented at Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap. Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Strauß, N. (2013). Hyping nerds: Popular media and globalisation - exemplified on the Big Bang theory. Paper presented at Eastern Communication Association Conference. Pittsburgh, USA.