Ph.D. Programme

21. October 2014
Ph.D. Programme

Network: Students are integrated in our international team and benefit from our partner network. Our partners have a high international reputation in academic research and teaching. We collaborate, for instance, with the Faculty of Law at University of Ghent, Belgium; the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) of the University of Westminster, United Kingdom and the Leipzig […]

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Internship at EIJC

21. October 2014
Internship at EIJC

The EIJC welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and skills. You should be interested in quality journalism, freedom of expression, media freedom, journalism cultures, researching media issues, organising journalistic programmes and/or in the production of media content. We are looking for responsible people with commitment and a sensible attitude towards work in an international […]

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Ph.D. Programme

28. September 2014 0 Comments
Ph.D. Programme

Network: Students are integrated in our international team and benefit from our partner network. Our partners have a high international reputation in academic research and teaching. We collaborate, for instance, with the Faculty of Law at University of Ghent, Belgium; the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) of the University of Westminster, United Kingdom and The Global and […]

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Social network analysis

19. September 2014 0 Comments
Social network analysis

In order to understand journalistic activities, it is not enough to be familiar with the individual patterns of behaviour and orientation of the journalists or the system in which they move. The social connections in which they are embedded are also important. Journalism research, with its actor-focused and theoretical systems approach, thus needs to add […]

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Uwe Krüger: Power of Opinion-making. The Influence of Elites on Key Media and Alpha-Journalists. A critical Network Analysis

17. September 2014 0 Comments
Uwe Krüger: Power of Opinion-making. The Influence of Elites on Key Media and Alpha-Journalists. A critical Network Analysis

So far, the interactions between journalists and elites have mostly been explored within a system-theoretical frame and by interviewing stakeholders, and the results were anonymised. This study follows a different approach, both theoretically and methodically, to locate the influence of elites on journalistic content. The author develops a theoretical model that explains the behaviour of […]

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Research Project: Free Newspapers in Europe

16. September 2014
Research Project: Free Newspapers in Europe

The threat: With the exception of Germany, we have been seeing an increase in competition for readers and advertisers between paid (subscriptions or newsstand) and free newspapers in practically all metropolitan areas of Europe. In several regions of Europe – first and foremost in France – this competition has become a struggle for survival among […]

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Manuel Thomä: The Decay of the Audience. News Media Use between Newspaper and the Internet.

16. September 2014
Manuel Thomä: The Decay of the Audience. News Media Use between Newspaper and the Internet.

E-paper, website, blog and of course newspapers – publishers nowadays provide journalistic information services through many channels. But how do readers and users keep themselves informed? Little is known about whether readers consider different topics relevant in the web than in the newspaper, or if an appealing online service can attract new readers and eventually […]

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Eyetracking and live communication

15. September 2014
Eyetracking and live communication

There is only one first impression. This is one reason why many companies spare no expenses or trouble to present their brands in a favourable light at trade shows. The booth at trade shows is of considerable importance. The multi-sensual design of communications efforts is becoming of increased focus. But in many cases the visual design […]

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Michael Haller: Freedom of Information and Press Sales in Europe

15. September 2014 0 Comments
Michael Haller: Freedom of Information and Press Sales in Europe

The diversity of information and opinion is a prerequisite for a democratic society. The diversity of the media, however, is compromised in various European countries. To what extend is the press distribution in Europe suitable to serve the interest of citizens in unhindered access to diverse information? The analysis was commissioned by the Press Grosso […]

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Quality Assurance in the Media

14. September 2014
Quality Assurance in the Media

IPJ’s research focuses on quality assurance in print and online journalism and also on how journalism is changing in converging media landscapes: what trends to focus on and how to assure quality in the process. Specific questions stem from research funded by media companies and editorial media boards and are published for recommended implementation as […]

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