There is a lot of fake news circulating on the internet. What happens when many people can no longer separate them from the truth?
Freedom of speech is a great good and has constitutional status in our democracy.
The radical transformation of our public sphere has presented us with a flood of challenges. Time to tackle them. The think & do tank futur eins introduces itself in its first newsletter and reports on the first three months since its founding.
How must journalism change in the digital world? How can it find its readers again? Which business model could work? Where does public broadcasting need to go? What are digital knowledge architectures? Alex Sängerlaub and Max Rosch from piqd discuss many questions and topics in the piqd Online College on the future of journalism.
What information needs does Generation Z have? Are they better or worse informed in the digital media spaces? Alex Sängerlaub, Anja Zimmer (Director of mabb) and Martin Emmer, Professor of Communication Studies, will discuss this and much more at the media authorities (Medienanstalten) on Thursday, March 4, starting at 4 pm.
The BBE would like to discuss this topic with its guests Gilda Sahebi, project manager of the No Hate Speech Movement Germany, Ann-Cathrin Riedel, chairwoman of load e.V., and Alexander Sängerlaub, director of the non-profit think & do tank futur eins in Berlin.
Alexander Sängerlaub talks with Andrea Thilo about disinformation and whether the Internet accelerates the spread of conspiracy narratives and fake news. The entire interview from #D21talk is now online on YouTube (37:09 minutes).
2021 is an election year. Due to the pandemic, the election campaigns will mainly take place in the digital realm. What threat will disinformation play in this? Experts warn: The threat comes from the right and above all via the so-called dark social.
The recent attack on the U.S. Capitol and incidents in other Western democracies – such as the attempt to storm the Reichstag building in Berlin in August 2020 – demonstrate how fragile our democracies are. Are the aspiration and promise of our liberal constitutions an illusion?
Twitter, Facebook and other major tech companies are blocking the access of still-incumbent U.S. President Donald J. Trump after he repeatedly called for violence. Alexander Sängerlaub, a digital public sphere expert at futur eins, the Institute for Media and Communication Policy, puts what’s happening in context for us.