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How can we develop software that is not only oriented towards business models, but also towards the common good, user interests, and media regulation? Coding Public Value (CPV) translates questions on media law, user orientation, and the integration of political and social stakeholders into approach...
The interdisciplinary basic research project examines the opportunities and limitations of algorithmic decision making systems by using the example of their use in criminal justice systems.
A representative online survey wants to find out how people inform themselves about weather forecasts, how they understand the information and to what extent they trust the communicated scientific findings.
The Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB) commissioned the Hans-Bredow-Institut with a report on the topic of "Algorithms in Digital Media and Their Influence on Individual Opinion Formation of Users".
To what extent can algorithmic recommendation systems be part of the own journalistic activity of public service media providers and take the side of (or take the place of) journalistic selection and compilation of information? In a White Paper for the MDR (Central German Broadcasting), the main cha...
More and more adolescents and young adults do not find their interests and concerns reflected in the traditional news media. They have little interest in current world events, hardly use any information offered by established media and are therefore hardly reached by journalistic offerings. Instead,...
The study "Media Use and Political Culture in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania" investigated how people in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania inform themselves about politics and other socially relevant topics in their federal state and what general attitudes they have towards politics. The study...
In their article in new media & society, the authors examine how bots are regulated on 9 platforms and develop an analytical scheme to develop a generalisable normative framework for agent governance.
Makhortykh, Mykola; Urman, Aleksandra; Münch, Felix Victor; Heldt, Amélie; Dreye...
Lisa Merten and an international team of authors have published the article "News Won't Find Me? Exploring Inequalities in Social Media News Use With Tracking Data" open access in the International Journal Of Communication. The authors use a combination of tracking and survey data to...
How does social media change opinion-forming and political engagement? How do politicians use social media? PD Dr. Jan-Hinrik Schmidt addresses these questions in the newly published book "Zwischen Partizipationsversprechen und Algorithmenmacht. Wie soziale Medien politisches Handeln präge...
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