Award winners 2019

The award was endowed with 1500 Euro and distributed among three winners. Due to the large number of applications and the high level, a further 5 graduates were awarded with a certificate.

1st prize: Sonja Weißmann

Sonja Weißmann

Using Artificial Neural Networks for Aspect-Based Sentiment Analysis of Laptop Reviews, Masterarbeit, Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

2nd prize: Felix Rusche

Felix Rusche

A Comprehensive Analysis of Germany’s Political Twittersphere: Topics, Sentiment, and Message Diffusion, Masterarbeit, Universität Mannheim

2nd prize: Marie Walter

Marie Christine Walter

Elections 2019: Lessons Learned? The Influence of Social Media Use on German Electoral Behaviour, Masterarbeit, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Certificates

Five graduates were awarded with a certificate in recognition of their excellent theses:

  • Timo Diers: Akzeptanz von textbasierten Chatbots als innovative Medientechnologie im Marketing: Eine empirische Analyse, Masterarbeit (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
  • Lenz Domingo Faas: Künstliche Intelligenz in der Musikindustrie – zu den Auswirkungen auf die Komposition und Produktion von Musik, Masterarbeit (Popakademie Baden-Württemberg)
  • Lilith Hausherr: Make Them Pay: Wie selbstständige webbasierte Schweizer Medien versuchen, ihre Leserschaft in die Finanzierung einzubinden, Masterarbeit (Universität Zürich)
  • Uygar Karakoc: The Impact of Shareholder Interests on News Reporting: A Sentiment Analysis to Explore the Washington Post - Jeff Bezos Relationship, Masterarbeit (Universität zu Köln)
  • Jana Rick: Die Zukunft des Lokaljournalismus. Eine quantitative Online-Befragung deutscher Lokaljournalisten, Masterarbeit (Universität Innsbruck)

Media Tasting 2020

The winners (first and second prizes) also received a free ticket for the Media and Innovation Congress Media Tasting 2020, which will take place on 7 October 2020 in Stuttgart. https://mediatasting.com/