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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

Study presentation on blurring boundaries in public communication

May 16, 2023

Public relations, journalism, marketing and advertising are increasingly overlapping, often leading to ethical conflicts in everyday communication practice. The research project "Blurring Boundaries. Ethical Challenges in Communication Practice" aims to identify possible coping strategies. Gisela Reiter, Teaching & Research Associate, presented the results of the study at the Austrian Communication Day 2023. […]Read more on Study presentation on blurring boundaries in public communication

Applied research connects business and society

May 12, 2023

Researchers at FHWien der WKW presented current findings on sustainable business, journalism & social media and the transformation of family businesses at the Research Forum 2023. […]Read more on Applied research connects business and society

How does journalism deal with the climate crisis?

March 6, 2023

Current climate protests and the media's handling of climate issues were the focus of this year's International School of Multimedia Journalism 2023. Under the theme "Covering Climate Crises", twenty journalism students from four countries dealt with different aspects of climate journalism and also reflected on their own role. The result are five exciting multimedia reports, each of which takes a… […]Read more on How does journalism deal with the climate crisis?

The repertoire of digital storytelling

January 23, 2023

In the Content Production & Digital Media Management course, students learn, among other things, how to tell journalistic stories using different media for various digital channels. In the second to last semester of their studies, they refine and demonstrate their skills in the course "Multi-media practice". This year, interviews, explanatory videos, TikTok news and radio reports were created. […]Read more on The repertoire of digital storytelling

Media Usage in Times of Crisis

November 11, 2022

Gisela Reiter (Teaching & Research Associate at FHWien der WKW) presented her paper "'It was unusual to suddenly watch the national TV-newscast together, as an event.' Changes in media usage among young audiences during the first COVID-19 Lockdown in Austria" at the international ECREA 2022 conference in Aarhus / Denmark. […]Read more on Media Usage in Times of Crisis