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fold faq Chair of Journalism Studies I

Prof. Dr. Klaus Meier

Teaching and research priorities

  • Journalism research: history, theory, and practice of journalism
  • Ethics and quality in journalism; transfer between research and editorial departments
  • Cross-media developments in journalism: potential and consequences of media convergences for journalistic work; online journalism and cross-media and multi-media reporting
  • Research on editorial departments: innovative developments in organization and management of editorial departments
  • Journalist training in the digital age: challenges and new concepts in theory and practice
  • Science journalism: profession, trends, qualification

Current information: www.klaus-meier.net

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Category: JOURNALISTIK
fold faq Chair of Journalism Studies II

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Altmeppen

Research priorities

Our research focuses are journalism research, journalistic quality, media and editorial department management, media economics and media organization, and entertainment acquisition and production. We are also working to establish media social responsibility and responsibility communication as a new research priority.

Current research projects

  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) in reporting (collaborative research with Christian Social Ethics and Social Policy at the KU)
  • Responsibility communication (collaborative research with Christian Social Ethics and Social Policy at the KU)
  • Entertainment acquisition and production (ongoing research in collaboration with the Media and Communication Management Group at TU Ilmenau)
  • German media managers' careers (own project)

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Category: JOURNALISTIK
fold faq Professorship of Journalism and Communication Studies

Prof. Dr. Friederike Herrmann

Teaching and research and priorities

  • Text and language, particularly in the field of radio and print, language change in journalism, new formats, language of the internet
  • Narrativity (theory and journalistic practice), narrators, transmedia narrative
  • Writing processes in the media
  • Media and gender
  • Media ethics and quality, concepts of shame
  • Privacy and publicity, media and every-day life, transfer between research and practice

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Category: JOURNALISTIK

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