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Melanie Magin is an Associate Professor in Media Sociology at NTNU and has a PhD in Communication Studies from JGU Mainz (Germany). Since 2016, she is Vice-Chair of the Political Communication Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association. Her research focuses on the societal role and impact of traditional and new media as well as the chances and risks associated with them. She works at the intersection of political communication, online communication (particularly social media and search engines) and comparative research. Most recently, her research focuses particularly on filter bubbles, echo chambers and the influence of social media on public opinion.