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Researcher Profile

Sebastian Galyga

PhD student
Department of Communication
University of Vienna
Since March 2021, Sebastian is a PhD student at the Department of Communication at the University of Vienna. Before that, he was working at the Vienna Center for Electoral Research (VieCER) at the University of Vienna supporting the quantitative analysis of media coverage of the national elections in Austria in 2017 and 2019. He was also working as part of the H2020 project REMINDER (Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms) investigating European media discourses on migration. His research interest include manual and automated quantitative content analysis, experimental research, political communication, misinformation and ideology. He gained his Master's degree from the University of Vienna in 2018 with a thesis investigating the influence of political ideology on the susceptibility to fake news.

Selected Publications

Theorin, N., Meltzer, C. E., Galyga, S., Strömbäck, J., Schemer, C., Eberl, J.-M., Lind, F., Heidenreich, T., & Boomgaarden, H. G. (2021). Does News Frame Affect Free Movement Attitudes? A Comparative Analysis. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 10776990211006792.