Media Landscape and Media Politics
This course locates Austrian, European and international media players within the political and economic system and teaches fundamentals of media policy. Furthermore, historical and current trends in the Austrian media landscape will be discussed, and an overview of publishing formats, broadcasting and broadcasting regulations and media promotion will be given. Digitalization and convergence will be discussed as a challenge for film and media policy.
Film-, TV-, & Media Production (Bachelor)
Language of instruction
After the successful completion of this course the students will be able to describe ownership structures and the structural context esp. of the Austrian media landscape in the context of European and international trends. The students will have learned to observe via current specialist media and literature how technical innovation, societal and economic trends as well as political regulation influence and change the media and journalism. The students will be able to analyze how media systems and democracy are linked.