September 4, 2019 •
Ethics and Quality, Recent •
by Avner Ofrath
Should a journalist's responsibility to expose falsehoods always take precedence over all other considerations?...
January 14, 2019 •
Comment, Media and Politics, Recent •
by Jan Rau and Felix Simon
Trump, Brexit, the AfD: Populists and reactionaries are on the rise. One secret of their success is the creation of counterpublics on the Internet. But how exactly do these forces use digital media to their advantage? And is the Internet...
April 22, 2018 •
Media and Politics, Public Relations, Recent, Research, Specialist Journalism •
by Linards Udris, Daniel Vogler and Jens Lucht
Professional news media played a big role on the social media accounts of German parties during the 2017 election campaign. Yet, not all German parties dealt with the news media in the same way. One party, in particular, stuck out....
September 25, 2017 •
Media and Politics •
by Felix Simon
Angela Merkel narrowly won a fourth term as German Chancellor yesterday in the country’s general election, but arguably the real winner was the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) which won 13% of the vote. The populist...