Journal Articles:

  •  Meyer, Philipp. OnlineFirst. Explaining media coverage of Constitutional Court decisions in Germany: The role of case characteristics. Political Communication: DOI: 10.1080/10584609.2020.1784329.
  • Meyer, Philipp. Accepted. Promoted media coverage of court decisions: Media gatekeeping of court press releases and the role of news values. Journalism Studies.
  • Hönnige, Christoph, Dominic Nyhuis, Philipp Meyer, Philipp Köker und Susumu Shikano. 2020. Dominating the Debate: Visibility Bias and Mentions of British MPs in Newspaper Reporting on Brexit. Political Research Exchange, 2:1:

Book Chapters:


  • Meyer, Philipp. 2021. Communicating judicial decisions: court press releases and their effect on the news media. Hannover: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität, Diss.,xiv, 160 S. DOI: 10.15488/10391.

Work in Progress:

Under Review

  • Meyer, Philipp. Transparency and strategic promotion: How court press releases facilitate judicial agenda-setting in Germany. Manuscript invited for revise and resubmit in Journal of Public Policy.
  • Meyer, Philipp. Discussing case law and promoting the rule of law: reports on bilateral court meetings as a novel data source to assess transjudicial communication.

Recent Paper Projects

  • Hönnige, Christoph und Philipp Meyer, Christine Allison Rothmayr and Sylvain Brouard. Institutional Friction in High Court Policy Agendas: Comparing France, Canada and Germany.

  • Hönnige, Christoph, Dominic Nyhuis, Susumu Shikano, Philipp Köker und Philipp Meyer. Leave means leave: The link between MPs Brexit position and newspaper mentions.

  • Meyer, Philipp und Christoph Hönnige. The missing link between the legislative and the judicial agenda: Does the German parliament shape the policy agenda of the German Federal Constitutional Court?