Tobias Eberwein is a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Alpen-Adria-Universität. His research focuses on the fields of media accountability and media change, print and online journalism, methods of media and communication studies as well as comparative media and communication studies. In 2013 and 2014, he was a visiting professor (Vertretungsprofessor) at the Institute of Media and Communication at Dresden University of Technology and at the Institute of Journalism at Dortmund University of Technology. Prior to this, he worked as a research associate at TU Dortmund and at the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism, where he was responsible for the scientific coordination of the EU project « Media Accountability and Transparency in Europe » (MediaAcT). Up till today, he acts as a visiting lecturer at Hamburg Media School and at the Faculty of Information Science and Communication Studies at Cologne University of Applied Sciences.