In April we had the honor of welcoming Bob Dotson, NBC News National Correspondent, New York Times Best Selling Author and one of America’s best-known media professionals for a workshop and a guest lecture.
The 5th edition of the international symposium "Under-the Radar" took place in Vienna from March 6th to March 8th 2015. This annual conference is organized by Holger Lang, faculty at the Webster Vienna's Media Communications department. The conference is designed for researchers, artists, students, independent filmmakers, scholars, newcomers and people who enjoy working at the verges of media design, production and study – that could be in animation, experimental film, narrative shorts, documentaries, music-videos and media-art.
On Thursday, February 5, 2015, Dunja Mijatović, the Representative on Freedom of the Media at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), spoke on the problem of media plurality. As a representative for the OSCE since 2010 and one of the founders of the Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia Herzegovina, Mijatović shared her thoughts and experiences on media freedom for society today. Media plurality is increasing throughout Europe. Without a variety of voices able to reach its audience, basic freedoms cannot be practiced.
Webster Vienna's media department invites you to a film screening followed by a Q&A session with the film director.
Open to the public. Wednesday, Febraury 4th at 18:00. Room 4.6/4.7.
Claudia Fenz, an international UN judge appointed to Kosovo has to get to the bottom of what happened in a brutal murder case: six Kosovo-Albanian men are accused of stoning a Serbian and his elderly mother to death in an ethnically motivated crime.
Dr. Anthony Löwstedt from the Media Communications Department chaired two sessions at 'State Formation in Palestine: An Assessment and the Way Forward', a conference held at the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, January 26, 2015. The conference was organized by the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation, the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Bir Zeit University and the Open Society Institute.
From Silvio Berlusconi’s stronghold on Italian broadcasting to murky ownership of the press in Bulgaria, the problem of media plurality is increasing throughout Europe. Without a variety of voices able to reach its audience, basic freedoms cannot be practiced.
Dunja Mijatović, the Representative on Freedom of the Media at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), will speak on the problem of media plurality in this Guest Lecture at Webster Vienna.
Webster Vienna’s adjunct faculty member, Dr. Phil Moran, is currently in the Middle East documenting efforts to uncover a possible nuclear weapons test. Don’t worry, it’s just an exercise; Phil Moran and his team are working with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) to cover the Integrated Field Exercise, IFE14.