Research Projects

The Convergence of Television and Internet

Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe, Prof. Dr. Martin Emmer

Dec 01, 2016 — Dec 31, 2017

In cooperation with the Division Media Use Research (Prof. Emmer) we will consider the convergence of Internet and TV services from the perspective of production and usage, starting in January 2015. Ada Fehr is the research assistant of the division in this project.

RAI - Rational Use of Antibiotics by Information and Communication (BMBF)

Feb 01, 2015 — Jan 31, 2018

The Institute for Media and Communication Studies is part of the collaborative and interdisciplinary research project "InfectControl 2020", including several divisions. This project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Among others, the Division Media Analysis/ Research Methods takes part in the sub-project "RAI - Rational Use of Antibiotics by Information and Communication". Evgeniya Boklage and Markus Lehmkuhl are research assistants in this project. The ...

"Media Monitoring" within the Research Project "IC Strategy"

Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe

Jan 01, 2016 — Dec 31, 2018

From January 2016 to December 2018 the project "Media Monitoring" will conduct research on the news coverage of multi-resistant germs and anti-infection strategies in the press, on TV or in other heavily frequented internet resources. The project will be realized with the help of quantitative and qualitative content analyses and will accompany the whole collaborative research project InfectControl 2020. A special focus is put on the topic structure of the information provided, the news coverage ...

Comparison of Third Programs

Contents of TV programs provided by the broadcasters SWR and NDR were analyzed and compared by the division for the first time in 2012. The study can be found here. It was followed by another evaluation of the programs provided by WDR and MDR in 2014. The publication of this project is currently in preparation. The publication of this study can be downloaded here. An additional study regarding the programs provided by BR and hr that followed in 2016 can be found here. 

Cooperations with the GöfaK Media Research Corporation

The division regularly cooperates with the GöfaK Media Research Corporation, Potsdam. Above all, these projects include the analysis of German and Swiss TV programs.