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Welcome to Media Trends 2015: Power and Media: Ownership, Sponsorship, Censorship
A conference hosted by Webster Vienna Private University 10-12 September, 2015

We have lined up a diverse group of academics, media professionals, IGO and NGO representatives and students to critically analyze:

  • All aspects of overt and covert control of communication
  • Concentration of ownership
  • Advertiser, commercial, financial and political influences
  • Agenda-setting, framing, technological and organizational constraints
  • Media empowerment

Click here for conference panels, full abstracts and biographies
Click here for the extended call for papers

We look forward to seeing you in Vienna!

The Media Trends 2015 Organizing Committee

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Thursday, September 10 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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Regina Kecht

Academic Director, Webster Vienna Private University
Dr. Maria Regina Kecht received a teacher's diploma for Russian, an M.A. in comparative literature, and a Doctor of Philosophy (summa cum laude) in American literature with minors in comparative literature and Russian from the University of Innsbruck. The path of her university career led from Indiana University Bloomington, to the Middlebury School of German and the University of Mainz, to Hamilton College... Read More →
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Anthony Löwstedt

Assistant Professor, Webster Vienna Private University
Dr. Anthony Löwstedt, a Swedish/British media communications researcher and lecturer, is Assistant Professor at Webster University in Vienna. He taught at Webster University Geneva and at Bir Zeit University in Palestine and also worked for the United Nations Development Program and for non-governmental human rights organizations.
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Bradley Wiggins

Department Head, Media Communications, Webster Vienna Private University
Bradley Wiggins earned his Ph.D. in Communications Media & Instructional Technology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his M.A. in German Language & Literature with TESOL Certification from the University of Pittsburgh. Before being hired this year as head of Webster Vienna's communication department, Wiggins was assistant professor and department head of communication at the University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, in the USA... Read More →


Thursday September 10, 2015 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Atrium

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