level of course unit
Learning outcomes of course unit
The students know the structure and characteristics of the Austrian media land-scape. They can identify and critically reflect on areas of media competence. Furthermore, they will be familiar with the economic networks of various media areas on a national and international level.
prerequisites and co-requisites
Modul KMG, Modul ANK
The students get to know and discuss current questions of media ethics. They critically reflect on their use of media, question structures and develop possible solutions.
The students learn about the special features of the Austrian media landscape and the significance of the Austrian media in an international comparison. They recognize media quality and know about the influence and special features of Austrian media policy.
recommended or required reading
• Hüffel, C. & Rohrer, A. & Wallner, A.-M. & Süssenbacher, D. (Hrsg.) (2017). Medien und Politik: Zur Lage der Zukunft der Medien(landschaft) in Österreich. Wien: Holzhausen Verlag.
• Beck, K. (2018). Das Mediensystem Deutschlands: Strukturen, Märkte, Regulierung. 2. Auflage. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
assessment methods and criteria
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
eLearning quota in percent
planned learning activities and teaching methods
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
will be available soon
course unit code
type of course unit