21 November: Guest Lecturer, R. Fletcher

The FB KoWi cordially invites you to attend a guest lecture on “How News Use is Changing Across the World”. Richard Fletcher - Reuters Institute, University of Oxford.

Der jährliche Digital News Report des Reuters Institute der Universität Oxford ist die weltweit größte Studie zur Nachrichtennutzung (38 Länder). Im internationalen Vergleich zeigt die Studie globale Trends und nationale Besonderheiten, v.a. im Hinblick auf die Verbreitung von digitalen Nachrichtenangeboten, Vertrauen in Nachrichten, Fake News und Medienkompetenz. Dr. Richard Fletcher ist Lead Researcher der aktuellen Studie aus 2019 und gibt Einblicke in die Datenerhebung und –interpretation.  Die Veranstaltung wird vom Fachbereich Kommunikationswissenschaft organisiert, der zugleich der nationale Partner für Österreich und Herausgeber des Österreich-Detailberichts ist. Wir freuen uns auf Ihr Kommen und eine spannende Veranstaltung!  

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Wann: 21. November 2019, 18:00

Wo: HS Thomas Bernhard (Unipark, Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1, 5020 Salzburg)

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