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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Most people do not learn about political events directly but have them communicated by the information formats of television. In this process, an image of politics arises which is shaped by this medium’s specific strategies for staging it.
Merchandising strategies in children's television
A study on behalf of the State Media Authority North Rhine-Westphalia on the quality of television as perceived by its viewers
Does television influence how historical events are remembered? In her PhD-project, Juliane Finger has developed an approach to conceive long-term media effects using the example of the Holocaust presented on German TV.
Wagner, H.-U. (2017): German Television. Historical and Theoretical Perspectives. Review in: Jahrbuch für Kommunikationsgeschichte, 19, S. 208-209.
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