Deutsch Intern
    Media and Business Communication

    Media and Business Communication

    Generally speaking, communication through the media is well planned out and target-oriented. Tactics and strategies of communicators – be it advertising companies, associations, parties or media professionals themselves – determine our media reality, which aligns especially with the highly demanded sectors of entertainment, music and sports, focusing on market potential as well as target groups. With this in mind, successful communication can be measured by determining if it has the the desired impact on the audience and how well the communicators target group is reached. Plain contact rates (like audience rating or range) do not state anything about the desired effect.

    That is why we at the department of Media and Business Communication are interested in the quality of media contacts: How are medial messages and contents experienced and processed? Which factors influence the effect and thereby the success of medial communication? How do I have to construct a media offer, a message or an advertisement, to initiate special processes and experiences for the recipient? From our point of view, valuable insights in the strategic design and conception of communication and media offers are provided especially by the reception and impact research, which has been severely neglected so far.

    Focus Areas

    Marketing and Strategic Communication
    • Marketing and Brand Communication
    • Impact of traditional and new forms of Advertising
    • Strategic Media Design and Conception
    Music and Media
    • Representation, Experience and Effect of Music in the Media
    • Music in the Media through the Ages
    • Music Marketing and Management
    Sport and Media
    • Representation, Experience and Effect of Sports in the Media
    • Social Effects of Major Sporting Events on TV (Soccer World Cup, Olympic Games)
    • Advertisements during and also for Media Sports
    Entertainment via Media
    • Representation, Experience and Effect of Entertainment Offers
    • Parasocial Interactions and Relationships with Media Personalities
    • Flow Experience and Presence


    News (in German)

    Die 3. Jahrestagung der Ad-hoc-Gruppe Mediensport und Sportkommunikation der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK) fand vom 25.09. bis zum 26.09.2017 an der Hochschule Macromedia in Hamburg statt. Neben Vorträgen zum Tagungsthema „Randsportarten in den Medien“ wurden in thematisch offenen Panels weitere Studien präsentiert.

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    Dr. Christiana Schallhorn vom Institut Mensch-Computer-Medien ist für ihre Dissertation über die Wirkung medial vermittelter Sportgroßereignisse mit dem Beatrice-Edgell-Preis der Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften ausgezeichnet worden.

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    Der Sammelband "Musikcastingshows - Wesen, Nutzung und Wirkung eines populären Fernsehformats" ist bei Springer VS (Wiesbaden) erschienen. In dem aktuellen Band sammelten die Herausgeber Holger Schramm und Nicolas Ruth verschiedene Beiträge zum Phänomen Musikcastingshows. Der Band bietet einen Überblick über aktuelle Forschungsstände, Studien, Analysen und Einblicke aus der Perspektive verschiedener Fachdisziplinen zum Thema.

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