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The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is engaged in numerous international and national research networks in research and practice.
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The international cooperation project investigates how the Internet has changed and will continue to change societies in the USA, Europe and China.
For the first time in the history of the Hans-Bredow-Instituts, there were three disputations in one day. On Monday, 30 April 2018, Stephan Dreyer, Markus Oermann and Florian Seitz successfully defended their doctoral theses, which they wrote at the institute. The Hans-Bredow-Institut is happy for y...
Tiews, A. L.; Wagner, H.-U. (2014): Töne und Bilder "Aus der Neuen Welt" [Sounds and Pictures "From the New World"]. In: NDR Geschichte(n) (online).
Krotz, F.; Eastman, S. (1999): Orientations Toward Television Outside the Home in Hamburg and Indianapolis. In: Journal of Communication, 49(1), pp. 5-27.
"Global Diversity in Search Results: A Socio-Technical Examination of Google, Baidu, and Yandex’ Geopolitical Search Query Results in the US, Western EU, India, China, and Russia", lecture by C. Puschmann at the 7th European Communication Conference (ECC) of the European Communicatio...
"Algorithmic News in the 2016 US Election: Wie Algorithmen die US-Wahl beeinflusst haben können" ["Algorithmic News in the 2016 US Election: How Algorithms Might Have Influenced the US Election "], a joint event of the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius [ZEIT Foundation Ebelin...
"CopyrightX – Kooperation mit der Harvard University zum US-amerikanischem Urheberrecht [CopyrightX - Cooperation with Harvard University on the US-American Copyright Law]", study-related event by W. Schulz at the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg, winter semester 2016/17.
"CopyrightX – Kooperation mit der Harvard University zum US-amerikanischem Urheberrecht [CopyrightX - Cooperation with Harvard University on the US-American Copyright Law]", study-related event by W. Schulz at the Faculty of Law at Universität Hamburg, winter semester 2015/16.
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