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The Hans-Bredow-Institut examines the discourse on commentaries of German daily newspapers by means of a comprehensive content analysis.
The Hans-Bredow-Institut examines Hamburg as a possible location for the music industry and questions its role potential on a national scale.
Democracy needs information services that provide relevant topics and debates for society. How is the journalistic quality of such information services in the daily media in Germany, Austria and Switzerland?
For the first time in the history of the Hans-Bredow-Instituts, there were three disputations in one day. On Monday, 30 April 2018, Stephan Dreyer, Markus Oermann and Florian Seitz successfully defended their doctoral theses, which they wrote at the institute. The Hans-Bredow-Institut is happy for y...
Hasebrink, U.; Schulz, W.; Dreyer, S.; Kirsch, A.-K.; Loosen, W.; Puschmann, C.; Roessel, L. van.; Schmidt, J.-H.; Schröder, H.-D. (2017): Zur Entwicklung der Medien in Deutschland zwischen 2013 und 2016. Wissenschaftliches Gutachten zum Medien- und Kommunikationsbericht der Bundesregierung [On...
Wagner, H.-U. (2017): Deutschland 1966: Filmische Perspektiven in Ost und West [Germany 1966: Cinematic Perspectives in Eastern and Western Germany]. Review in: Medienwissenschaft Rezensionen, 1, p. 93f.
„Audiovisuelle Versöhnung: Flüchtlinge und Vertriebene in deutschen Spiel- und Fernsehfilmen nach 1945 [Audiovisual Reconciliation: Refugees and Displaced Persons in German Cinema and TV Films after 1945]“, lecture by A. L. Tiews at the conference „Erinnerung –...
"Vertriebenenintegration durch Film und Fernsehen in DDR und Bundesrepublik 1949-1990 [The Integration of Refugees in Society as Portrayed in Movies and Television Films of the GDR and the Federal Republic of Germany between 1949 and 1990]", lecture by A. L. Tiews at the Medienhistorisches...
"Smart Toys in Public Discourse: A Case Study of Germany and Austria", lecture by C. Lampert at the ICA Conference on 25 May 2018 in Prague (together with C. Trueltzsch-Wijnen).
"Mediennutzungsphänomene in Deutschland [Media Usage Phenomena in Germany]“, lecture by S. Hölig at the 'Arbeit und Leben Educational Institute' on 20 June 2018 in Hamburg.
"Radio Eye, Audio Vision and the Freeing of the Feature in Post War German and Australian Radio", lecture by H.-U. Wagner at "The Radio Conference 2018. A Transnational Forum" at Monash University on 11 July 2018 in Prato, Italy (together with Virgina Madsen).
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