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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...
Hölig, S.; Hasebrink, U. (2018): Rolle Sozialer Medien bei der Nachrichtennutzung. Aktuelle Befunde für Deutschland und im internationalen Vergleich [The Role of Social Media within News Usage. Current Findings for Germany and in an International Comparison]. In: die medienanstalten (...
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