Peer-reviewed journal articles
Schäfer, S., Sülflow, M., & Reiners, L. (2021). Hate Speech as an Indicator for the State of the Society: Effects of Hateful User Comments on Perceived Social Dynamics. Journal of Media Psychology. doi:10.1027/1864-1105/a000294
Reiners, L. & Schemer, C. (2020). A Feature-Based Approach to Assess Hate Speech in User Comments. Questions de communication, 38, 529-548. doi:10.4000/questionsdecommunication.24808
Wolf, M., Ruiter, D., D’Sa, A. G., Reiners, L., Alexandersson, J., & Klakow, D. (2020). HUMAN: Hierarchical Universal Modular Annotator. In: Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: System Demonstrations, pp. 55-61. doi:10.18653/v1/2020.emnlp-demos.8
Conference papers and presentations
Reiners, L., Schemer, C. & Meltzer, C. E. (2021, September). Testing the longitudinal impact of online and traditional media use on attitudes toward refugees in the German parliamentary election campaign 2017. Presentation at the 8th annual conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA),6.–9. September 2021, Braga (virtual conference).
Schäfer, S., Sülflow, M., & Reiners, L. (2021, September). Effects of hate speech in online discussions on perceived public opinion about social groups, perceived social cohesion and polarized attitudes. Presentation at the 8th annual conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA),6.–9. September 2021, Braga (virtual conference).
Schäfer, S., Sülflow, M., & Reiners, L. (2021, May). Hate Speech as an Indicator for the State of the Society: Effects of Hateful User Comments on Perceived Social Dynamics. Presentation at the 71st annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), 27.–31. May, Denver (virtual conference).
Reiners, L., Schemer, C., & Meltzer, C. E. (2021, April). Does Social Media promote Prejudices? Effects of Online and Traditional Media Use on Attitudes towards Refugees. Presentation at the three-country conference on communication science (DACH 21), 7.–9. April, Zurich (virtual conference).
Sülflow, M., Reiners, L., & Schäfer, S. (2020, February). Nutzerkommentare als Stimmungsbarometer? Effekte von Hate Speech in Online-Diskussionen auf die wahrgenommene öffentliche Meinung über soziale Gruppen, soziale Kohäsion und polarisierte Einstellungen. Poster at the annual conference of the Communication and Politics division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK), 05.–07. February, Mainz.
Invited talks and workshops
Reiners, L. (2022). The harm of hate speech - What is hate speech and what effects does it have? Invited talk for the seminar "Between Hate Speech and Conspiracy Narratives - How to Deal with the New Debate Culture online?" organized by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 08. March 2022.
Reiners, L. (2021). (Anti)Social Media? How should the future of our digital togetherness look like? Virtual workshop within the German-French student project "Digitale Eutopie – UEtopie numérique", 15. February 2021.
Reiners, L. (2020). Forms and Effects of Hate Speech online. Invited talk at Wiesbadener Science Pub "Make Love Speech not Hate Speech", 16. June 2020, Wiesbaden.