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In his thesis, Lennart Ziebarth examines the criteria to which data is transported via the internet and to what extent network providers should be allowed to intervene in data transport.
In her new article on the blog of Juwiss, Amélie Pia Heldt addresses the fundamental position of the citizen in the formation of public opinion on the occasion of the current debate about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. The citizen becomes the target of political and non-political advertise...
Schulz, W. (2015): Es gibt gute Gründe, Dinge geheim zu halten [There Are Good Reasons to Keep Things Hidden]. Interview on August 8, 2015 at welt.de (In German). (http://www.welt.de/politik/deutschland/article144871889/Es-gibt-gute-Gruende-Dinge-geheim-zu-halten.html)
Loosen, W.; Reimer, J.; Schmidt, F. (2015): When Data Become News: A Content Analysis of Data Journalism Pieces. Paper for the "Future of Journalism Conference 2015: Risks, Threats and Opportunities" on 10 September 2015 in Cardiff. Online available: https://www.academia.edu/16029530/When_...
Reimer, J.; Loosen, W.; Schmidt, F. (23.1.2016): Data Journalism’s Finest. A Study of Projects Nominated for the Data Journalism Award. In: Data Driven Journalism. Online available at http://datadrivenjournalism.net/news_and_analysis/data_journalisms_finest.
Loosen, W.; Reimer, J.; De Silva-Schmidt, F. (2017): Data-Driven Reporting – an On-Going (R)Evolution? A Longitudinal Analysis of Projects Nominated for the Data Journalism Awards 2013–2015. Hamburg: Hans-Bredow-Institut, Mai 2017 (Arbeitspapiere des Hans-Bredow-Instituts, No. 41) (...
"Wenn aus Daten Journalismus wird – eine wissenschaftliche Auswertung nominierter Datenjournalismus-Projekte [When Data Become News – A Scientific Analysis of Nominated Data Journalism Projects]", talk by J. Reimer at the event "SciCAR – Where Science Meets Computer-...
"Data Collection in the Digital Era”, talk by C. Puschmann at the graduate workshop "Qualitative Research Methods in the Digital Era: How Interviews Have Been Re-Shaped by Technology?" organized by the universities of Neuchâtel/Freiburg/Geneva on 12 May 2016 in Geneva.
"Mining Data, Refining Journalism? Data Journalism’s Development and Critical Potential", lecture by J. Reimer and W. Loosen at the "67th Annual Conference" of the International Communication Association (ICA) on 25 May 2017 in San Diego, USA.
Keynote Dialogue by W. Schulz at the "Symposium on Big Data and Data Governance" organised by the Law and Technology Centre of Hong Kong University in co-operation with the Hans-Bredow-Institut on 14 October 2016 in Hong Kong, China.
"The Relationships between Data and a Person - Broken Concepts and Perspectives", lecture by W. Schulz at the "Symposium on Big Data and Data Governance" organised by the Law and Technology Centre of Hong Kong University in co-operation with the Hans-Bredow-Institut on 14 October...
"Das Social Credit-System Chinas - Big Brother is Watching You? [The Social Credit System of China]", panel discussion with W. Schulz at 'China Time 2018', organised by the China-EU School of Law on 10 September 2018 in Hamburg.
In China, the social credit system is being tested in...
"Re-Imagining the Digital Public Sphere", speech by J. Kulshrestha at the conference "PrivacyCamp.EU Investigating algorithmic systems: Algorithm auditing", a pre-event of the annual conference Computers, Privacy, and Datat Protection (CPDP) on 23 January 2018 in Brussels.
Does Steven Databerg writes the scripts of tomorrow? Does our buying behaviour reveal the newest trends? In future, artificial intelligence should not only forecast fan favourites but also support creative processes. What happens if we let algorithms decide what movies, music or art we like best –...
During the annual conference of the Chinese Communication Society in Taiwan Prof. Dr. Wiebke Loosen will give the keynote:
"Journalism’s transformation in a changing media environment. Participation — Datafication — Recalibration"
The talk will discuss the...
At the Conference, hosted by GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, July 10-13, 2017, Cologne, Cornelius Puschmann will co-present a Tutorial "Topic modeling European political debates with the EUSpeech dataset"
"Topic modeling European political debates with the EUSpeech dataset"
How can data journalism be understood and studied in the context of broader processes of datafication in society? Prof. Dr. Wiebke Loosen will give the answers with her talk "Datafied, Data-Driven, Data-Critical: Data Journalism Within Broader Processes of Datafication" at the Department for...
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