Leonie Wunderlich gives a presentation at the Institut für Gesellschaft und Digitales (GUD) [Institute for Society and Digitality] at Münster University of Applied Sciences at 6.30 p.m. on how young people inform themselves today. She will refer to research findings from the project "UseTheNews - News Usage and News Literacy in the Digital Age", which she published recently together with Dr. Sascha Hölig and others in this working paper.
How do young people find out about current affairs and world events? With traditional media, or via TikTok and YouTube? Leonie Wunderlich and Vanessa Bitter (dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur) shed light on the news literacy of people under 30 in times of social media and show ways in which quality journalism can reach this young target group today #usethenews
At the interdisciplinary GUDialog lecture series, topics relating to the digital society are critically scrutinized by speakers from various specialist areas. The program is aimed at both specialist audiences and interested members of the public. Following a presentation by the respective speakers, the audience and members of the institute will have the opportunity to discuss the topics with them. The evening will conclude with drinks and snacks in the foyer, where the dialog can be continued. Admission is free. Registration is not necessary.