Does television influence how historical events are remembered? In her PhD-project, Juliane Finger has developed an approach to conceive long-term media effects using the example of the Holocaust presented on German TV.
The increasing digitalisation of media environments enables viewers to access audio-visual content anywhere at any time. Uwe Hasebrink investigated why viewers switch from linear to non-linear forms of TV services.
Most people do not learn about political events directly but have them communicated by the information formats of television. In this process, an image of politics arises which is shaped by this medium’s specific strategies for staging it.
How has television and the public debate about it developed? Christian Pundt analysed these developments in his PhD-project.
Hans-Ulrich Wagner writes in the media journal of the Evangelischer Pressedienst epd medien about the new service of the Südwestrundfunk (SWR) - SWR Retro. SWR is the first public broadcaster to make historical archive material available to the public in the ARD Mediathek [ARD media library]. &...
Wagner, H.-U. (2018): Beate Meyer: Fritz Benscher. Ein Holocaust-Überlebender als Rundfunk- und Fernsehstar in der Bundesrepublik [A Holocaust Survivor as a Radio and TV Star in Germany]. Review. Rundfunk und Geschichte 44 (1-2), pp. 72-73.
Bleicher, J. (2018): Reality TV in Deutschland - Geschichte, Themen, Formate [Reality TV in Germany - History, Themes, Formats]. Hamburg: Avinus Verlag. Publisher Information
Finger, J. (2017): Langfristige Medienwirkungen aus Rezipientenperspektive. Zur Bedeutung des Fernsehens für die Herausbildung mentaler und kollektiver Repräsentationen vom Holocaust [Longterm Media Effects from the Perspective of the Viewers. On the Importance of Television for the Emerge...