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Between Distrust, Innovation and Enlightenment: AI, Disinformation and Journalism

March 22, 2024

Journalism faces new challenges with the spread of generative artificial intelligence (AI). Dealing with disinformation and upholding basic ethical principles are are proving to be particularly relevant. At a panel discussion at FHWien der WKW, renowned experts discussed how journalists can meet these challenges. The keynote speech was given by Eva Wackenreuther, fact checker at AFP. […]Read more on Between Distrust, Innovation and Enlightenment: AI, Disinformation and Journalism

“Falling apart at the seams”

March 20, 2024

Marian Adolf, Andreas Hess and Gisela Reiter from the Department of Communication at FHWien der WKW presented "Measures for the re-integration of an eroding communication culture" at the annual conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) in Erfurt. […]Read more on “Falling apart at the seams”

ISMJ 2024: Perspectives for Europe’s future

March 1, 2024

What does it mean to be a European in 2024 and what does Europe mean to young people? These key questions were the focus of the ninth edition of the International School of Multimedia Journalism (ISMJ), which took place from February 12-17, 2024, under the motto "This is (also) Europe!". […]Read more on ISMJ 2024: Perspectives for Europe’s future

Between algorithms and a wink: journalism for young people

January 29, 2024

How can complex topics be presented to young audiences? Students from the Content Production & Digital Media Management study program tackled this question in four practical projects. The result is online, video and audio content that is not only entertaining but also highly informative. […]Read more on Between algorithms and a wink: journalism for young people

Data Journalism and AI: European Journalism Educators Meet in Vienna

November 20, 2023

45 institutions from 20 countries were represented at the meeting of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) at FHWien der WKW. One of the main focuses was digital storytelling. […]Read more on Data Journalism and AI: European Journalism Educators Meet in Vienna

Workshops on TikTok and artificial intelligence at international teacher exchange

November 6, 2023

Teachers from all over Europe gathered in Helsinki, Finland, for the International Teachers' Week to discuss teaching methods, future issues and opportunities for collaborative projects. In their workshops, Regula Blocher and Hilda Helyes addressed the impact of digitalisation on the transformation of communication professions and presented examples of successful adaptation. […]Read more on Workshops on TikTok and artificial intelligence at international teacher exchange

When PR pretends to be journalism

October 5, 2023

Gisela Reiter, researcher at FHWien der WKW, spoke at the renowned "Future of Journalism" conference in Cardiff, Wales, about ethical challenges in communication practice. […]Read more on When PR pretends to be journalism

Awarded orientation and guidance in uncertain times

July 21, 2023

Gisela Reiter, researcher at FHWien der WKW, received a prestigious science award for a recent study on ethical challenges in communication practice. […]Read more on Awarded orientation and guidance in uncertain times

ISMJ: Multimedia projects on Climate Journalism in Poland and Ukraine

July 18, 2023

Wroclaw, Poland was the venue for the second project week of this year's ISMJ - International School of Multimedia Journalism. Over the course of three days, participants from four countries gained insights into climate journalism in Poland and Ukraine and produced their own multimedia reports on "Covering Climate Crisis". […]Read more on ISMJ: Multimedia projects on Climate Journalism in Poland and Ukraine

Europe On Air: Intercultural radio features about segregation in Helsinki

June 20, 2023

At the beginning of June, the annual international teaching event "Europe On Air" took place in Helsinki, bringing together students from Georgia, Austria, Belgium, Finland and Spain. Working in small intercultural groups, they spent a week producing radio features on the theme of segregation. Subjects ranged from gentrification, multiculturalism and integration to suburban life, housing and discriminatory school choice. […]Read more on Europe On Air: Intercultural radio features about segregation in Helsinki