The relationship between journalism and its audience is changing, yielding consequences for what journalists cover and how. The project, which is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), examines the breadth, depth, and diversity of this re-figuration and its consequences.
This book project, drawn up in the run-up to the Internet Governance Forum organised by Germany in November 2019, clears up misconceptions about the impact and reality of the Internet and explains fact-based, vividly and practically what science knows about Internet-based communication.
The international cooperation project investigates how the Internet has changed and will continue to change societies in the USA, Europe and China.
Using the example of the Science Media Center Germany, a new organization at the interface between science and journalism, research is being conducted into how the field of science communication is changing.
How do scientific findings about journalistic media and social media get into the world? What criteria do science editors use to select topics? And what impact can scientific content have with it?
Amélie Pia Heldt writes in her article on the blog of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) about the current protests in Hong Kong and the risks of the smart city. The ideal vision of a Smart City is that services and objects are connected to the public...
Kettemann, M. C. (2019): Ein Internet für alle Menschen [An Internet for All People]. In: Tagesspiegel Digitalisierung & KI Background. Website. 5 June 2019.
Kettemann, M. (2019): There Shall be Order! A Proposal for More Structured Normativity on the Internet. In: Data Protection Officer Blog (DPO Blog), Website, 15 March 2019 (Link)
Schmidt, J.-H. (2019): Gefilterte Wahrnehmung. Das Partizipationsparadox der sozialen Medien [Filtered Perception. The Participation Paradox of Social Media]. In: Von Wegen, No. 1, 2019. pp. 26-29.
In a digitally connected world, the question of how to respect, protect and implement human rights has become unavoidable. This contemporary Handbook offers new insights into well-established debates by framing them in terms of human rights. It examines the issues posed by the management of key Inte...