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Hamburg, 7 June 2018. How can algorithmic recommendation systems be programmed in such a way that they also offer diversity of opinion despite increasing personalization? This was the central question at the 9th Hamburg Media Symposium, which has been organised today by the Hans-Bredow-Institut, the...
The 9th Hamburg Media Symposium, organised by the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research, the Medienanstalt Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein (MA HSH) and the Chamber of Commerce, focused on the topic of media diversity on 7 June 2018.The video documentation will be available soon.
Diversity is the key...
The Hans-Bredow-Institut participated in the first Vielfaltsbericht [Diversity Report] of die medienanstalten with an article by Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink and Dr. Sascha Hölig. In this article, the authors observe the role of social media within the news usage of Germans and put the results into...
Schmidt, J.-H. (2013): Vielfalt im Internet [Diversity on the Internet]. In: M. J. Eumann, F. Gerlach, T. Rößner, M. Stadelmaier (eds.), Medien, Netz und Öffentlichkeit. Impulse für die digitale Gesellschaft [Media, Network and Public. Stimuli for the Digital Society]. Esse...
Algorithmic recommendation systems in public service programmes are generally reasonable and justified, but it strongly depends on its design. This is the conclusion of the study "Algorithmic Recommendations. Functionality, Meaning and Peculiarities for Public Service Broadcasters". The fi...
"Vielfaltssicherung durch Medienordnung: Konzentrationsentwicklungen bei Anbietern von Infrastrukturen und Inhalten [Securing Diversity through Media Regulation: Concentration Trends Among Providers of Infrastructure and Content]", presentation by W. Schulz at the121th conference of the St...
"Vielfalt im Journalismus. Entwicklung einer App für die Bremer Stadtöffentlichkeit [Diversity in Journalism. Development of an App for the Public of Bremen]“, lecture by J. Reimer and W. Loosen at the 9th Hamburg Media Symposium "Das könnte auch Sie interessieren: Med...
"This Could Also Interest You…": Programming Diversity of Opinion
The 9th Hamburg Media Symposium, organised by the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research, the Medienanstalt Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein (MA HSH) and the Chamber of Commerce, will focus on the topic of media diversity...
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