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Media are everywhere.Photo: Zita Ratzenberger


Filter bubbles, digitalization, the loss of privacy, social media addiction – when talking about media, the discourse is quickly filled with buzzwords and stereotypes nowadays. 

What does "media" actually mean? Which topics occupy the media industry and the people working in it?

Media theory

Beyond current discussions about social media, and digitalization, we asked media theory experts: what do we actually mean when talking about media, information, and data, anyway?

More about media

Find out more about developments in the media industry in Germany: