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A study on behalf of the State Media Authority North Rhine-Westphalia on the quality of television as perceived by its viewers
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?
Whether “Swiss Leaks” or the “Panama Papers” – lately, so-called data(-driven) journalism has become a highly relevant form of reporting. This project investigates how this new form of journalism is developing, based on an analysis of journalistic projects that were nom...
Weiß, R.; Magin, M.; Hasebrink, U.; Jandura, O.; Seethaler J.; Stark, B.(2016): Publizistische Qualität im medialen Wandel – eine normativ begründete Standortbestimmung [Journalistic Quality as Subject to Medial Change - A Normative Explained Assessment]. In: P. Werner, L. Rins...
Grimm, M.; Wahl, S. (2014): Transparent und evident? Qualitätskriterien in der Gesundheitsberichterstattung und die Problematik ihrer Anwendung am Beispiel von Krebs [Transparent and Evidence-Based? Quality Criteria in Health-Related Media Coverage and the Challenge of Their Application Using t...
"Mit Qualität gegen Lügen und Hass im Netz [With Quality against Lies and Hate Speech on the Internet]", 9th Herbstforum organised by Initiative Qualität im Journalismus [Initiative Quality in Journalism] (IQ) with W. Loosen participating in the panel discussion "Agieren...
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