The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute (HBI) examines media change and the related structural shifts in public communication.
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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz
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PD Mag. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard)
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The academic profile of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is characterised by its research programmes.
The Institute focuses on transferring its work to various target groups and various formats in the broadest way possible.
The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is engaged in numerous international and national research networks in research and practice.
An overview of all research projects that are carried out during the current research year.
“Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“ is an interdisciplinary forum for theoretical and empirical contributions from the entire field of media and communications research
Series "Working Papers of the Hans-Bredow-Institut”
The annual and activity reports document the Institute's work in the areas of research, transfer and service on a yearly basis.
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Due to the high dynamic of the Internet, the Ministry for Generations, Family, Women and Integration of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia considers it necessary to regularly evaluate its online services and commissioned the Hans-Bredow-Institut to provide a report.
Schulz, W., Dankert, K. (2014): Stellungnahme zum Entwurf eines novellierten Landesmediengesetzes und Telemedienzuständigkeitsgesetzes Nordrhein-Westfalen [Statement on the Draft of an Amended State Media Law and the Act on Competences of Telemedia of North Rhine-Westphalia] (pdf).
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