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Center for Media and Public Affairs


The CMPA is a research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of the news and entertainment media using content analytical methods. Contains reports on studies about elections, political humour, science and health reporting, and entertainment as well as an archive of Media Monitor, the bi-monthly publication of the CMPA.

Media Tenor


Media analysis and internet analysis using content analytical methods.

Quantitative Content Analysis Area


The Palo Alto Research Center research team gives an overview about projects and selected publications. Projects dealt for example with topic identification, topic-based segmentation of documents or prediction of authoritativeness.

University of Ulm, Germany, Computer sciences in psychotherapy


Former section of the Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy. Content analysis of psychotherapy dialogs and reports, maintenance of text database (“Ulmer Textbank”), headed by Erhard Mergenthaler.