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Mediennetz Hamburg has published an interview with BredowCast host Johanna Sebauer. In this interview, they talked about the podcast itself and its role in promoting media literacy and media education.
“Why is a podcast well suited for this kind of discussion, what is the advantage of it, and...
In recent years, media brands such as Breitbart, Epoch Times or PI-News (Politically Incorrect) have attracted attention with controversial reporting. BredowCast host Johanna Sebauer talks to media researcher Dr. Cornelius Puschmann about the so-called 'alternative media'.
With often lurid...
The FIFA World Cup is a media spectacle that is without equal. Our new BredowCast-host Johanna Sebauer and the media historian Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wagner talk about how football has developed in the media and how both spheres have influenced each other.
For some people, the World Cup is a spectacular f...
Mark Zuckerberg announced that an independent body resembling a sort of "Supreme Court" could function as a complaint office for users in controversial content issues in the future. In episode 38 of the BredowCast, the lawyer Amélie Heldt explains the legal issues raised by this pro...
Johanna Sebauer, host of the BredowCast and science communicator at the institute, has received a scholarship from the Burgenland Cultural Department for the artist studio in Paliano, Italy. There, she is allowed to devote the month of April to free writing.
Johanna Sebauer has already published sh...
A global economic sector has emerged from the trade with likes, followers and commentaries. Prof. Dr. Patrick Vonderau is researching it.
Likes, followers, shares and comments can be bought. Quite legally and often with just a few clicks. " The trade with the digital good is also called...
How to deal with digital media is like learning to ride a bike – even if you fall flat on your face at the beginning. Once you have learned how to handle it, it is liberating but it can also be risky. Using this analogy, Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink explains the protection of minors in the media as...
The annual meeting of the science podcasters takes place for the 6th time now. This year it will be held from 28 to 30 September in cooperation with the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna. At this event, the significance and the potential of podcasts in science communication will be discussed. BredowCast...
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