The research project “Google und die Bundestagswahl: #Datenspende” aimed to figure out to what extent algorithms personalise search results and which topics related to the German parliamentary elections 2017 were attributed importance by Google Search.
One of the most important tasks of the Media Policy Labs is knowledge transfer. Here, you will find publications by different experts as well as studies and reports on our projects. Furthermore, you will find studies in which the media authority Berlin-Brandenburg (mabb) and other media authorities were involved. Current articles can be found on our blog.
The qualitative study by the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research conducted which role information intermediaries play in the field of public opinion making and information search for social issues.
Since there remains some need for clarification when it comes to the question of the extent to which intermediaries are used as a source of information, the institute KANTAR TNS conducted the focus study “How frequently are intermediaries used, and for which purposes?”.