The role of media in the Arab uprisings, new contribution by MFT member

Prof. Dr. Carola Richter, associate professor for International Communication at the Freie Universität Berlin and a researcher in the MFT project, recently contributed the article “The revolution still needs to be televised. Erklärungsansätze zur Rolle der Medien in den Arabellionen” to a volume on social and political transformation processes in the Arab world since 2011. … Read moreThe role of media in the Arab uprisings, new contribution by MFT member

New edited volume – Diversity in Transcultural and International Communication

Carola Richter and Indira Dupuis together with Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz have just published a new edited volume entitled “Diversity in Transcultural and International Communication.” This volume contributes to diversity research within communication studies by taking into consideration the representation and implementation of social and cultural diversity in the public sphere, particularly in the mass media. In … Read moreNew edited volume – Diversity in Transcultural and International Communication

Contribution to a new volume on journalistic methods

Der Deutsche Fachjournalisten-Verband (German Professional Association of Specialized Journalists ) has published a new volume entitled “Journalistische Genres” that explores 40 different types of alternative journalism. The anthology seeks to illuminate how the different conceptual and methodological approaches could be combined, adapted, transformed and used as inspiration for innovation and for journalism befitting our times. … Read moreContribution to a new volume on journalistic methods

The new issue of the Orient Institut Studies on media, public sphere and transition in Egypt is out

The new issue of the Orient Institut Studies is out: “Media Culture Transformation: Political communication, Social Networking and Transition in Egypt”. Edited by Hanan Badr, the research project scrutinizes how social movements used social media to justify their claims and arguments in the Egyptian constitutional debates  of 2011-2013, thereby shaping the public sphere in a turbulent Arab context. The … Read moreThe new issue of the Orient Institut Studies on media, public sphere and transition in Egypt is out