Publications and Presentations


  • Wilczek, B., & Haim, M. (2023). Wie kann Künstliche Intelligenz die Effizienz von Medienorganisationen steigern? Eine Systematisierung entlang der Nachrichtenwertkette mit besonderer Berücksichtigung lokaler und regionaler Medien. MedienWirtschaft, 4(19), 44–50.


  • Wilczek, B., Eder, M., Portugal, R., Thurman, N. & Haim, M. (2023). Journalism students' views on AI innovation and responsibility: Findings from a Design Thinking project in Germany. Future of Journalism Conference 2023, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
  • Portugal, R., Wilczek, B., Eder, M., Thurman, N., & Haim, M. (2023). Design Thinking for journalism in the AI age: Towards an innovation process for responsible AI applications. Joint Computation + Journalism and European Data & Computational Journalism Conference 2023, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Wilczek, B., Thurman, N., Haim, M., Helberger, N., Fokkens, A., van Atteveldt, W., & Sjøvaag, H. (2022). AI adoption patterns in local journalism: Current use and future potential in the German media market. 72nd Annual Conference of the ICA, Paris, France.
  • Wilczek, B., Helberger, N., & Thurman, N. (2021). AI strategy formation in local newspapers [Virtual conference session]. Future of Journalism Conference 2021, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
  • Wilczek, B., Thurman, N., & Helberger, N. (2021). Current state and future potential of local AI: An investigation of how and under what conditions local newspapers adopt artificial intelligence applications along the news value chain. [Virtual conference session]. 71st Annual ICA Conference, Denver, CO, United States of America.
  • Wilczek, B., Thurman, N., & Helberger, N. (2021). AI adoption in local journalism [Virtual conference session]. Journalism 5.0, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.


Pre-conferences and conference panels

  • Wilczek, B., & Knudsen, E. (2022). Understanding the dynamics of (ir)responsible AI in journalism and algorithmically shaped news flows. Pre-conference organized at the 72st Annual ICA Conference in Paris, France.
  • Wilczek, B., Thurman, N., Helberger, N., Diakopoulos, N., Haim, M., Fokkens, A., van Atteveldt, W., & Sjøvaag, H. (2021). Artificial Intelligence in local journalism. Virtual panel organized at the 71st Annual ICA Conference (originally to be held in Denver, CO, United States of America).

Invited talks

  • Thurman, N., Wilczek, B., Stalph, F., & Thäsler-Kordonouri, S. (2021). Automation in local journalism: The views of news consumers, editors and executives in the UK and Germany. Virtual Research Seminar on “Artificial Intelligence in News Media: the Case of Local Journalism”, organized by the MeCCSA Local and Community Media Network.
  • Wilczek, B. (2021). The future of local news media. Keynote at the Conference on “Digital Discourses: Journalism in the Digital Age”, organized by the Goethe-Institut Indonesien, German Embassy Jakarta, Deutsche Welle and the Multatuli Project.
  • Wilczek, B., & Thurman, N. (2021). Ambidextrous AI: Antecedents of efficient and ethical AI applications in local journalism. “Corona Talks”, organized by Prof. Dr. Carsten Reinemann, Department of Media & Communication, LMU Munich, Germany.