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A population survey collects representative data for the first time on the tasks assigned to journalists by the German population. These will then be compared with existing data on the self-perception of journalistic roles.
The international cooperation project investigates how the Internet has changed and will continue to change societies in the USA, Europe and China.
Julius Reimer from the Hans-Bredow-Institut & colleagues were chosen to present their research on "Opening the Black Box: Investigating the Algorithmization of Journalism" at the annual conference of the International Communications Association (ICA) 2018 in Prague in the panel for exc...
Loosen, W. (2015): Das Leitfadeninterview – eine unterschätzte Methode [The Semi-Structured Interview - An Underestimated Method]. In: S. Averbeck-Lietz, M. Meyen (eds.), Handbuch nichtstandardisierte Methoden in der Kommunikationswissenschaft [Handbook on Non-Standard Methods in Communic...
Lampert, C. (2017): Grounded Theory. In: L.. Mikos, C. Wegener (eds.), Qualitative Medienforschung. Ein Handbuch (2. Auflage) [Qualitative Research. A Handbook (2nd edition)]. Constance, Munich: UVK, pp. 596-604.
Loosen, W.; Schmidt, J.-H. (2016): Multi-Method Approaches in Journalism Research. In: T. Witschge, C. W. Anderson, D. Domingo, A. Hermida (eds.),The SAGE Handbook of Digital Journalism. Thousand Oaks: SAGE. pp. 562-576.
The revised second edition of the Handbuchs Methoden empirischer Sozialforschung [Handbook Methods of Empirical Social Research] includes a contribution by Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt.
Schmidt, Jan-Hinrik (2019): Blogs. In: Baur, Nina / Blasius, Jörg (eds.): Handbuch Methoden empirischer...
"Visuelle Evidenz? Eine qualitative Analyse zur Visualisierung medizinischer Evidenz in Fernsehbeiträgen [Visual Evidence? A Qualitative Analysis on the Visualisation of Medical Evidence in Television Programmes]", lecture by M. Grimm at the 2nd annual conference of the German C...
"Kontextualisierte Repertoirekarten: Ein qualitativer Ansatz zur Exploration der Rolle von Intermediären in Informationsrepertoires [Contextualized Repertoire Maps: A Qualitative Approach to Exploring the Role of Intermediaries in Information Repertoire]", lecture by L. Merten at the...
"Contextualized Repertoire Maps: A Qualitative Approach Exploring User Practices Around Information Intermediaries", lecture by L. Merten at the 7th European Communication Conference (ECC) of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) on 3 November 2018 in Lugano...
On July 10th, 2017, the joint network of non professorial teaching staff of the Hans-Bredow-Institut and the ZeMKI (Bremen) will meet for a whole day workshop in Hamburg to promote young researchers and to improve their knowledge about various methods.
"Das Leitfadeninterview [The Semi-Structured Interview]", methods course by W. Loosen within the master programme 'Communication Studies' at the Department of Communication at the University of Münster, summer semester 2015.
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