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The project, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), investigates how journalistic pioneers and pioneer communities envision an ideal future for journalism and, by that, actually shape the future of the field.
The relationship between journalism and its audience is changing, yielding consequences for what journalists cover and how. The project, which is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), examines the breadth, depth, and diversity of this re-figuration and its consequences.
A population survey collects representative data for the first time on the tasks assigned to journalists by the German population. These will then be compared with existing data on the self-perception of journalistic roles.
If Tinder works for dating, why should it not do so for news? In this project, the intuitive principle of Tinder will be applied to journalistic contents. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research promotes the development of an innovative news and information app for the city.
Journalists like to use Twitter if they need an easily accessible “voice from the public.” However, do active tweeters not differentiate themselves in terms of their personality structure from the tweeting population? Does the mood on Twitter have little to do with the overall population...
Together with Christian Nuernbergk, Jan-Hinrik Schmidtt analyses the importance of Twitter in the work of political journalists in an article in the journal Publizistik.
As journalists and politicians increasingly use social media, the "communicative figuration" of political journal...
Andreas Hepp (ZeMKI, University of Bremen) and Wiebke Loosen present the project molo.news in an article in the journal Media and Communication. They developed an online platform for local journalism based on the findings of previous interviews, group discussions and surveys.
What is presente...
In their contribution to the Palgrave Handbook of Methods for Media Policy Research, Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink and Dr. Sascha Hölig write about one of the most important tools in communication science: the survey.
„Within the broad repertoire of communication research methods, 's...
Irene Broer and first-time author Dr. Stefanie Trümper have published this paper in the journal Memory Studies, which explores how media professionals incorporate memories of historical events into their journalistic work. The study was funded by the interdisciplinary excellence cluster Climate...
Philip Baugut and Katharina Neumann write about the relations between journalists and right-wing extremists (Beziehungen zwischen JournalistInnen und Rechtsextremisten) in the new issue of M&K. Further articles deal with the digital change of the knowledge order (Neuberger et al.), research ethi...
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