Element 68Element 45Element 44Element 63Element 64Element 43Element 41Element 46Element 47Element 69Element 76Element 62Element 61Element 81Element 82Element 50Element 52Element 79Element 79Element 7Element 8Element 73Element 74Element 17Element 16Element 75Element 13Element 12Element 14Element 15Element 31Element 32Element 59Element 58Element 71Element 70Element 88Element 88Element 56Element 57Element 54Element 55Element 18Element 20Element 23Element 65Element 21Element 22iconsiconsElement 83iconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsiconsElement 84iconsiconsElement 36Element 35Element 1Element 27Element 28Element 30Element 29Element 24Element 25Element 2Element 1Element 66
European Media Platforms: Assessing Positive and Negative Externalities for European Culture

European Media Platforms: Assessing Positive and Negative Externalities for European Culture

The project aims at analyzing the role of media platforms in fostering or dismantling European identity. We will focus on the “platformization” process, as the rise of new closed web architectures, so as to inquire its positive and negative externalities, functional and dysfunctional consequences. Negative externalities include misinformation, toxic debate, exclusion of independent voices; positive externalities encompass European co-productions, or practices able to bring people out of the information bubble.

For this purpose, we will run a multidisciplinary analysis of platformization in three fields: news, video sharing, media representations, with the final goal to offer a theoretical synthesis. The research question is whether or not new platforms – YouTube, Netflix, NewsFeed – are making European culture more European, based on indicators related to production, consumption and representation.






Photo by Sayan Ghosh on Unsplash
show more

Project Description

Coming soon.

Project Information

Overview

Duration: 2021-2024

Research programme:
RP3 - Knowledge for the Media Society

Third party

EU Horizon 2020 No 101004488

Cooperation Partner

IULM – Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione Italy – Andrea Miconi (Coordinator)
NBU – New Bulgarian University Bulgaria – Dessislava Liubomirova Boshnakova
UNIMED – Unione delle Università del Mediterraneo Italy – Raniero Chelli
FUOC – Fundació per a la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain – Francisco Lupiáñez Villanueva
UGent – University of Gent Belgium – Daniel Biltereyst
Bilkent – Bilkent University Bilim Kenti Turkey – Lutz Peschke
NKUA – National and Kapodistrian University Greece – Stylianos Papathanassopoulos
ISCTE – Istituto Universitário de Lisboa Portugal – Cláudia Alvares
UNIVE – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Italy – Walter Quattrociocchi
IKED – International Organisation for Knowledge Economy and Enterprise Development Sweden – Thomas Andersson
CU – Charles University in Prague Czech Republic – Nico Carpentier

Contact person

Prof. Dr. Barbara Thomaß
Senior Postdoc

Prof. Dr. Barbara Thomaß

Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow-Institut
Rothenbaumchaussee 36
20148 Hamburg
Germany
 

Send Email

MAYBE YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THESE TOPICS?

Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive the Institute's latest news via email.

SUBSCRIBE!