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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The academic profile of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is characterised by its research programmes.
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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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“Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“ offers a forum for the discussion of media and communication-related issues and for analyses of media development from different perspectives and for all media.
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The Digital Disinformation Hub of the HBI bundles the Institute's research and cooperation activities in the field of digital disinformation.
How do people in different social situations use different kind of media? And how do they contribute to the creation of public spheres and social cohesion?
Eleven German research institutions form the Research Institute Social Cohesion to investigate current social challenges from different perspectives. The HBI examines the role of the media concerning social cohesion.
Is there a connection between media use practices and feelings of connectedness to local, national, regional or global communities? Hannah Immler and Dr. Sascha Hölig provide answers in Communicatio Socialis based on secondary data analyses.
Immler, Hannah; Hölig, Sascha (2021)...
"Zwischen Zusammenhalt und Fragmentierung: Individualisierte Muster der Mediennutzung und sozialräumliche Anbindung" [Between Cohesion and Fragmentation: Individualised Patterns of Media Use and Socio-Spatial Connection], presentation by H. Immler, S. Hölig and U. Hasebrink at th...
"Divergenz durch Konvergenz? Selbst- und Fremderwartungen an Journalismus in Zeiten des Kommunikationswandels [Divergence through Convergence? (Self-)Expectations of Journalism in Times of Changing Communication]“, presentation by J. Reimer, S. Hoelig, W. Loosen as well as L. Sprengelmeye...
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