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How the information repertoires of the German population constitute themselves was examined by the Hans-Bredow-Institut in a pilot study.
A Differentiation of Bonus-Determined Communicative Actions between Mass and Interpersonal Communication
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.
Juhi Kulshrestha, PhD candiate in the Social Computing Research group at Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS), is a research fellow in our Reserach Network "Algorithmed Public Spheres" from January until March 2018.
Juhi is broadly interested in understanding how users are...
Schulz, W. (2015): Das Interesse am Informationszugang wird vernachlässigt [The Interest in Accessing Information Is Neglected]. In: promedia, issue no 8/2015.
Hasebrink, U. (2015): Kommunikationsrepertoires und digitale Öffentlichkeiten [Repertoires of Communication and Digital Publics]. In: O. Hahn, R. Hohlfeld, Th. Knieper (eds.), Digitale Öffentlichkeit(en) [Digital Public(s)]. Constance: UVK, pp. 35-49 (Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellsch...
Bartsch, M.; Hölig, S.; Hasebrink, U. (2015): Tagesaktuelle Mediennutzung und Informationsverhalten älterer Zielgruppen [Daily Media Use and Information Behaviour of Older Target Groups]. In: Medien & Altern. Zeitschrift für Forschung und Praxis, issue 7/2015, pp. 9-29.
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...
"Informationsvielfalt und Algorithmenmacht: zur Relevanz von Intermediären für die Meinungsbildung [Diversity of Information and the Power of Algorithms: On the Relevance of Intermediaries on Opinion Formation] ", lecture by J.-H. Schmidt at the conference "Ganz meine Meinun...
"Individuelle Informationsrepertoires und ihr Beitrag zur Refiguration von Öffentlichkeiten [Individual Information Repertoires and their Contribution to Refigurate the Public Sphere]", keynote by U. Hasebrink at the symposium "Digitale Demokratie: Symposium #DigiDem17 [Digital D...
"Gaming the Algorithms. Algorithmenutopien für ein besseres Netz", Workshop by L. Merten at the re:publica 2017, Stage J, on 8 May 2017 in Berlin (together with M. Wieland, O. Degener und H. Schulze).
Conference "Political Science in the Digital Age" of the "International Political Science Association" (IPSA) on 4-6 Decemeber 2017 in Hannover, including the panel "Participation and the Public Sphere in Times of Digitalisation" and a presentation by J.-H. Schmidt on "How...
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