Thomas Koch
University of Mainz
AdvertisingJournalismSociologyBusinessGermanHumanitiesPsychologyContent analysisWork (electrical)Political scienceCognitive psychologyPersonalizationMaterials scienceCommunication studiesPerceptionCrisis communicationRepetition (rhetorical device)MisinformationMedia studiesPersuasive communicationQuantitative surveyAffect (psychology)Public relationsInternal communicationsSocial psychologyPolitical communicationPolitics
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18H-index
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#1Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 18
#1Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 18
Last. Charlotte Schulz-Knappe (University of Mainz)
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Abstract This study aims to provide insight into public affairs professionals’ role conceptions and perceived influence on political decision making. We conducted a quantitative online survey with 238 corporate public affairs professionals in Germany who worked either “in-house” at a corporation, for an industry association, or in a public affairs consultancy firm. Based on their main stakeholder orientation (clients, political actors, or society) and primary objectives (mediator, expert, or adv...
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#1Benno Viererbl (University of Mainz)H-Index: 4
#2Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 18
Last. Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 18
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Increasingly, journalists do not find permanent jobs and seek work in related fields, often in public relations. However, the two professions differ with regard to some of their normative functions...
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An increasing number of companies and other organizations publish their own news media that resemble journalistic media in terms of content, language and design. The production and distribution of ...
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#1Johannes Beckert (University of Mainz)H-Index: 2
#2Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 18
Last. Charlotte Schulz-Knappe (University of Mainz)
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Persuasion knowledge is an established construct in the explanation of recipients’ coping with persuasive communication. It gains particular importance when persuasion attempts are covert. This is ...
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#1Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 18
#1Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 3
Last. Claudia RiesmeyerH-Index: 8
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Public relations practitioners depend on journalists to report information, and journalists count on public relations practitioners to provide information. This mutual dependence gives the two parties a degree of power over each other that can be wielded if certain resources are available. However, there are many unanswered questions about how public relations exerts power over journalists and how these influence attempts may affect news coverage. We differentiate six bases of power that public ...
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#1Johannes BeckertH-Index: 2
#2Thomas KochH-Index: 18
Last. Christina Peter (LMU: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)H-Index: 7
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#1Thomas KochH-Index: 18
#1Thomas KochH-Index: 18
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#1Nora Denner (University of Mainz)H-Index: 3
#2Thomas Koch (University of Mainz)H-Index: 18
Last. Stephanie Senger (University of Mainz)
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Journalists need to make complex economic issues comprehensible for their readers. One possibility to do so is using personalization and putting company representatives (e.g. CEO, spokesperson) ins...
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