The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute (HBI) examines media change and the related structural shifts in public communication.
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“Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“ offers a forum for the discussion of media and communication-related issues and for analyses of media development from different perspectives and for all media.
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The Hans-Bredow-Institut examines changes in the way information is offered, demanded and searched for against the background of media convergence and crossmedia and develops theories for the future of information services provided by German public broadcaster ZDF.
Issue 1/2018 Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft has been published, including articles on the depiction of politics in German satire shows (Politikdarstellung in deutschen Satiresendungen, authors: Dennis Lichtenstein, Cordula Nitsch), on the functions of local media for municipal politics (Fun...
The adjustment of licence fees will soon be renegotiated. Reasons enough that there is currently a lively debate on the funding and the contents of public service broadcasting at the Federal State level. Why is public service broadcasting covered by licence fees and organised federally? Why do we st...
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