Latest notices

Statement from Josef Trappel
Josef TrappelUniv.Prof. PhD Josef Trappel gives his view on the purchase of Rene Benko in the Kronen Zeitung in an contribition of ORF ZIB2. (13:41 min; german)
 Article (DiePresse; 12.11.2018; german)
 Article (derstandard; 14.11.2018; german)

Prof. PhD Josef Trappel and new partypress
Josef TrappelIn an article of to the topic of FP-Medien und ihre rechten Freunde Prof. PhD Josef Trappel notices that
“was die FPÖ und andere Parteien hier aufbauen, ist die Renaissance der Parteipresse, die jahrzehntelang den öffentlichen Diskurs geprägt hat. Kritischer Journalismus wird umgangen, die Botschaften sollen die eigenen Anhänger ungefiltert erreichen”.

 Article ( 07.11.2018; german)

Course Revisiting Media and News Diversity
Josef TrappelProf. PhD Josef Trappel takes part at the course to the theme “Revisiting Media and News Diversity” in Leuven (BE) on 16th November 2018.

Change of the consultation hour
Gebäude RudolfskaiThe consultation hour of Univ.Prof. Dr. Josef Trappel is occured:
Wednesday 14:00 to 15:00 o´clock
Thanks for Your understanding!

Prof. PhD Josef Trappel and video platforms
Josef TrappelIn an article from Sylvia Wörgetter (OÖNachrichten) to the topic of Regulation of video platforms Prof. PhD Josef Trappel notices that EU-Regulation to amend the European directive of audiovisual media “sehr gescheit ist”.
 Article (02.10.2018; german)

New book publication and book contributions from Univ.Prof. Dr. Josef Trappel
Comparative Media Policy TrappelTrappel, Josef/D´Haenens, Leen/Sousa, Helena (2018) (ed.): Comparative Media Policy, Regulation and Governance in Europe. Unpacking the Policy Cycle. Bristol (UK), Chicago (USA): Intellect, p. 255.
Additional new book contributions by Josef Trappel are appeared in the book, mentioned above:
Trappel, Josef (2018): Subsidies: Fuel for the Media. In: Trappel, Josef/D´Haenens, Leen/Sousa, Helena (2018) (ed.): Comparative Media Policy, Regulation and Governance in Europe. Unpacking the Policy Cycle. Bristol (UK), Chicago (USA): Intellect, p. 73-91.
Trappe, Josef/Nieminen, Hannu (2018): Media and Democracy: A Couple Walking Hand in Hand? In: Trappel, Josef/D´Haenens, Leen/Sousa, Helena (2018) (ed.): Comparative Media Policy, Regulation and Governance in Europe. Unpacking the Policy Cycle. Bristol (UK), Chicago (USA): Intellect, p. 185-206.

Wie viel Misstrauen verträgt das Land!
Salzburger NachrichtenProf. PhD. Josef Trappel gives one´s opinion in a contribution of Katharina Maier (student of the Department of Communication) in the Salzburger Nachrichten (9th February 2018) to the topic “Wie viel Misstrauen verträgt das Land? Die große Lügenpresse-Hysterie ist vorüber. Skepsis bleibt dennoch. Politiker mischen dabei kräftig mit”.
Article (Salzburger Nachrichten; 9th February 2018; german)

Articles appeared
Group MedienwandelThe research group Medienwandel has been established as a Master project. This project will further pursue its aims to introduce current topics easily comprehensible or analyze backrounds and appoint social impacts.

Articles of this group is published under the category „Ein Fall für die Wissenschaft“ in the newspaper
 Investigativer Journalismus (german) (12.12.2017)
 Pressefreiheit darf nicht zu einem Gnadenrecht verkommen (german) (02.05.2016)
 Speed kills: Germanwings und die Medien (german) (11.05.2015)
 Finanzierung des Journalismus (german) (30.06.2014)
 Native Advertising – das Trojanische Werbepferd (german) (09.12.2014)

Workshop Digital News Report Network Austria
DNR Network Austria
On 23 November, the Digital News Report Network Austria held its annual workshop discussing opportunities and threats in the context of digital news. Together with representatives from APA, Der Standard, Kleine Zeitung, Kurier, Oberösterreichische Nachrichten, Salzburger Nachrichten and Wiener Zeitung the research team of the UniversityDNR Network Austria of Salzburg presented current data of the digital news survey. In addition, Tristan Ferne who is responsible for research and development at the BBC gave input on new digital formats.
 Article (german; Wiener Zeitung; 24.11.2017)

Adopted a part-time Professorship in Bergen
University of BergenJosef Trappel, Head of the Institute for Communication Studies, has been appointed part-time Professor at the University of Bergen, Norway, from 1 January 2014. There, he is a faculty member of the Department of Information Science and Media Studies. He will teach PhD students and hold seminars. Furthermore, he will assist and advise the University of Bergen in their attempt to set up a Journalistic Innovation and Design Lab, which is planned together with partners from the media and graphic industries in Norway. Josef Trappel intends to strengthen the relations between the two Institutes and to establish a cooperation which includes students and staff exchange and joint research endeavors.