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News reaches us through many sources and on many devices. The annual study of the Reuters Institute (Oxford) and the Hans-Bredow-Institut about changing news consumption shows international trends and developments.
Hamburg, 14 June 2018. A third of adult Internet users (31 %) use social media such as Facebook, WhatsApp or YouTube as a news source. However, for only 7 per cent it is the most important source, for just under 2 per cent it is the only source. These are the results of the Reuters Institute Digital...
How do millennials consume news? How do they inform themselves? What content do they prefer? The “die medienanstalten“, an umbrella brand of the 14 state media authorities in Germany, addresses these questions in its current Content Report 2017. The report assembles contributions of auth...
Hölig, S.; Hasebrink, U. (2016): Nachrichtennutzung im Wandel. Technische Zugänge, inhaltliche Interessen und Nutzungsformen im internationalen Vergleich [How News Consumption Is Changing: Technical Accesses, Thematic Interests and Forms of News Consumption in an International Comparison]....
Schmidt, J.-H.; Hölig, S.; Merten, L.; Hasebrink, U. (2017): Nachrichtennutzung und Meinungsbildung in Zeiten sozialer Medien [News Usage and Opinion Formation in Times of Social Media]. In: Informatik Spektrum, 40(4), pp. 358–361 (pdf).
Hölig, S.; Loosen, W. (2018): Das Publikum des Journalismus. Nachrichtenrezeption, Einstellungen und aktive Beteiligung [The Audience of Journalism. News Reception, Attitudes and Active Participation]. In: C. Nuernbergk, C. Neuberger (eds.), Journalismus im Internet [Journalism on the Internet]...
The results for Germany of the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018 have been carried out by Sascha Hölig and Uwe Hasebrink and published in the series Arbeitspapiere des Hans-Bredow-Instituts [Working papers of the Hans-Bredow-Institut) as No. 44. The issue can be download here (pdf).
Understanding how citizens keep themselves informed about current affairs is crucial for a functioning democracy. Extant research suggests that in an increasingly fragmented digital news environment, search engines and social media platforms promote more incidental, but potentially more shallow mode...
Online intermediaries such as search engines, social network sites, or video platforms provide access to diverse content; however, there is a school of thought that argues that they may also contribute to the structural deformation of the public sphere. To assess the impact of these Web-based servic...
PD D. Wiebke Loosen, Dr. Cornelius Puschmann and Lisa Merten will take part at the workshop on News Personalization at the Institute for Information Law at University of Amsterdam on 2. Feb. 2018.
Friday February 2nd IViR will host a workshop for professionals from the media and academia who are...
On 14 June 2018, the Reuters Digital News Report 2018 will be presented to the public in Berlin. Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink and Dr. Sasche Hölig of the Hans-Bredow-Institut will present the findings for Germany. Since 2013, the Hans-Bredow-Institut has been the collaborating partner responsible for...
"Publikumsforschung [Audience Research]", block course by S. Hölig within the master programme "Digital Journalism" at Hamburg Media School, winter semester 2017/18.
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