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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The academic profile of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is characterised by its research programmes.
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The Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) is engaged in numerous international and national research networks in research and practice.
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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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Prof. Dr. Friedrich Krotz worked from 1989 to October 2001 as research assistant at the Hans-Bredow-Institut.
Does television have a future? The Hans-Bredow-Institut addresses this question and provides an overview of present data, assessments and prospects.
English has become an important part of adolescent life. The Hans-Bredow-Institut examines how media influence English language acquisition and skills.
Research often focuses on how people use television at home. But how do people use television in public? In this project, Uwe Hasebrink and Friedrich Krotz analysed the use of television in public places.
Krotz, F.; Hasebrink, U. (2001): Who Are the New Media Users? In: S. Livingstone; M. Bovill (eds.), Children and Their Changing Media Environment. A European Comparative Study. New York: Routledge, pp. 245-262.
Krotz, F. (2001): Die Mediatisierung kommunikativen Handelns. Der Wandel von Alltag und sozialen Beziehungen, Kultur und Gesellschaft durch die Medien [The Mediatisation of Communicative Action. Changes in Everyday Life and Social Relationships as well as Culture and Society Caused by the Media...
Hasebrink, U.; Dreier, H.; Krotz, F.; Weiß, R. (2001): Fernsehen in neuen Medienumgebungen. Befunde und Perspektiven zur Zukunft der Fernsehnutzung [Television in New Media Environments. Results and Prospects for the Future of Television Use]. Berlin: Vistas.
Krotz, F.; Eastman, S. (1999): Orientations Toward Television Outside the Home in Hamburg and Indianapolis. In: Journal of Communication, 49(1), pp. 5-27.
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