Sebastian Scherr
Sebastian Scherr
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
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Hard and soft news: A review of concepts, operationalizations and key findings
C Reinemann, J Stanyer, S Scherr, G Legnante
Journalism 13 (2), 221-239, 2012
Inspired by the Paralympics: Effects of empathy on audience interest in para-sports and on the destigmatization of persons with disabilities
A Bartsch, MB Oliver, C Nitsch, S Scherr
Communication Research 45 (4), 525-553, 2018
Gender in children’s television worldwide
M Götz, O Hofmann, HB Brosius, C Carter, K Chan, SH Donald, ...
TelevIZIon 21 (E), 4-9, 2008
Belief in a Werther Effect: Third‐Person Effects in the Perceptions of Suicide Risk for Others and the Moderating Role of Depression
S Scherr, C Reinemann
Suicide and Life‐Threatening Behavior 41 (6), 624-634, 2011
Depression–Medien–Suizid: Zur empirischen Relevanz von Depressionen und Medien für die Suizidalität
S Scherr
Springer-Verlag, 2015
Abyss or shelter? On the relevance of web search engines’ search results when people google for suicide
M Haim, F Arendt, S Scherr
Health communication 32 (2), 253-258, 2017
First do no harm: Cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence for the impact of individual suicidality on the use of online health forums and support groups
S Scherr, C Reinemann
Computers in Human Behavior 61, 80-88, 2016
Optimizing online suicide prevention: A search engine-based tailored approach
F Arendt, S Scherr
Health communication 32 (11), 1403-1408, 2017
Suicide on TV: minimising the risk to vulnerable viewers
F Arendt, S Scherr, B Till, Y Prinzellner, K Hines, T Niederkrotenthaler
Bmj 358, j3876, 2017
Medien und Suizide: Überblick über die kommunikationswissenschaftliche Forschung zum Werther-Effekt
S Scherr
Suizidprophylaxe 40 (3), 96-107, 2013
Zwischen dem Werther-und Papageno-Effekt
S Scherr, A Steinleitner
Der Nervenarzt 86 (5), 557-565, 2015
Investigating harmful and helpful effects of watching season 2 of 13 Reasons Why: Results of a two-wave US panel survey
F Arendt, S Scherr, J Pasek, PE Jamieson, D Romer
Social Science & Medicine 232, 489-498, 2019
Differential influences of depression and personality traits on the use of Facebook
S Scherr, A Brunet
Social Media+ Society 3 (1), 2056305117698495, 2017
Association between suicide reporting in the media and suicide: systematic review and meta-analysis
T Niederkrotenthaler, M Braun, J Pirkis, B Till, S Stack, M Sinyor, US Tran, ...
Bmj 368, 2020
The role of language in suicide reporting: Investigating the influence of problematic suicide referents
F Arendt, S Scherr, T Niederkrotenthaler, B Till
Social Science & Medicine 208, 165-171, 2018
The meaning of leaning: The impact of journalists’ political leaning on active role perception and satisfaction with audiences and editorial policy
S Scherr, P Baugut
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 93 (1), 142-163, 2016
More than shoot-em-up and torture porn: Reflective appropriation and meaning-making of violent media content
A Bartsch, ML Mares, S Scherr, A Kloß, J Keppeler, L Posthumus
Journal of Communication 66 (5), 741-765, 2016
Hard and soft news
C Reinemann, J Stanyer, S Scherr
Comparing political journalism, 149-167, 2016
Negativität in der politikberichterstattung. Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz im Vergleich
S Engesser, F Esser, C Reinemann, S Scherr, J Matthes, A Wonneberger
M&K Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft 62 (4), 588-605, 2014
Effects of exposure to self-harm on social media: Evidence from a two-wave panel study among young adults
F Arendt, S Scherr, D Romer
New Media & Society 21 (11-12), 2422-2442, 2019
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