Author Archives: patricia.kaefer

Who wants to work in a multimedia newsroom? — or: How imim students shape the future of media

47 questions to survey the attitude towards a multimedia newsroom: that’s what Dieter Bornemann evaluated in an online questionnaire among his colleagues at the Austrian public broadcaster ORF. Dieter is not only their elected spokesperson but also a first-cohort student … Continue reading

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imim – where “weak ties” promote creativity and innovation

“First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin”? For imim students, this Leonard Cohen song would have to be sung the other way around: After having met at Berlin University for Professional Studies last week, they will meet again in … Continue reading

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Students’ talk with Jan-Eric Peters: “Try to live the change”

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Thursday evening, Jan-Eric Peters, editor-in-chief of Die Welt, joined imim students and faculty during their Berlin attendance block for a background talk. “We still are at the beginning of the digital revolution”, Peters said. His publications’ editorial and production team (online, … Continue reading

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Newman’s Predictions for the New Year

At the end of each year, Nic Newman, who is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and lecturer at imim, looks back. And then he looks ahead — and shares his predictive insights in … Continue reading

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First step of imim’s journey taken

Tired?! Thanks to all of you for these eight inspiring days!! For a review of what happened during the program last week, please have a look at this.

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The Guardian’s digital strategist at imim

After last evening’s graduation celebrations of the first cohort, Wolfgang Blau stayed with the new imim Master’s students for a question & answer session on Thursday morning. Together with program director Andy Kaltenbrunner and Poynter affiliate Bill Mitchell the group talked about … Continue reading

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Impressions of our Vienna Module, March 3rd – 9th

On Sunday, March 3rd, Lucy Küng kicked off IMIM’s fifth module (“International Media Innovation Management”) in Vienna: with a case-study on the (mis-) management of the BBC during last autumn’s Jimmy Savile scandal followed by false allegations of a former … Continue reading

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Romanus Otte’s advice on media innovation: “Just do it!”

Although there was Barcelona playing Chelsea on Tuesday evening, about 100 guests attended a discussion organized on the occasion of the Spanish module of the Executive MA program “International Media Innovation Management”. In Alicante’s “Club Información”, auditorium of local newspaper … Continue reading

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IMIM in Spain: April 22-29, 2012

In about two weeks time, IMIM’s students and faculty will meet again in Elche, Valencia/Spain, for our third module. José García Avilés, Fátima Navarro Maillo and Jose Luis González together with their team at Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH) have already … Continue reading

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What a gap between journalists & entrepreneurs!

Austrian online journalist Anita Zielina — she’s a Knight Fellow at Stanford University at the moment – attended South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Austin, TX, this year and came back with this conclusion: “Never before did I see the gap between … Continue reading

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