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The Hans-Bredow-Institut is founding member of the newly organized „News Integrity Initiative“ (NII), which will be funded by Facebook and other organisations with $ 14 millions. A group of tech industry leaders, academic institutions, non-profits and other organizations are jointl...
Negative attitudes towards the media have increased in Germany in recent years. In a study recently published in the journal M&K, the authors looked for reasons for media hostility. They specifically examined the connection between populist attitudes and media hostility at the individual l...
"Trust as a Prerequisite or Trust as an Outcome? The Relationship between Trust, Transparency and Consent in Child-Specific Privacy Legislation", lecture by S. Dreyer at the ICA Preconference "Trust, Control & Privacy - Mediatisation of Childhood and Adolescence in the Digital Age...
"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...
How parties and political actors can regain the trust of citizens was discussed at the symposium of Akademie Management und Politik der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, including a lecture by Dr. Sascha Hölig on the topic of “Politische Meinungsbildung: Wie sich die Gesellschaft über Politik...
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