Christian Nuernbergk (PhD, University of Münster) is Acting Professor of Media Studies and Communication at the University of Trier, Germany. He also has a position as post-doctoral researcher (“Akademischer Rat”) at the Chair of Media Change at the LMU Munich. His research fields include digital communication, political communication and (online) journalism. Nuernbergk is interested in the societal changes connected to the Internet and new media. In his current research, Nuernbergk uses network analysis in combination with surveys and content analysis to examine interactions in networked publics. He focusses on interactions between journalists, politicians, and citizens.