Within an opening event at ALEX Berlin on January 17, the media authority Berlin-Brandenburg (mabb) introduced the Media Policy Lab to the public.
Genesis of the Media Policy Lab
Digitisation has permanently changed our information landscape. Information intermediaries such as Facebook and Google have become an integral part of the knowledge transfer and communication process.
Facebook as a Visual Black Box
Since 2014, the annual Media Convention Berlin (MCB) has been a conference for current issues in the media industry, media policy and media society at international level. On two days, more than 100 speakers present their latest findings and research results on topics such as innovation or media regulation.
The research project “Google und die Bundestagswahl: #Datenspende” aimed to figure out to what extent algorithms personalise search results. Another objective was to find out which topics related to the German...
What is the
Media Policy Lab?
The Media Policy Lab is a project initiated by the media authority Berlin-Brandenburg (mabb) which concentrates on questions about network policy and digital media plurality. Against the background ofdigital change, state media authorities need to face the safeguarding of media plurality in a new way. To fulfil this important task, the Media Policy Lab connects scientific expertise with debates about network policy.