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Meyen Michael

Prof. Dr. Michael Meyen


Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung
Oettingenstr. 67
80538 München

Room: 101
Phone: +49 89 2180-9455
Fax: +49 89 2180-9429

Website: Research Unit

Further Information

1988-1992 Diploma in Journalism, University of Leipzig
1991-1997 Freelancer, journalism (newspapers, news broadcasting stations, online)
1995 Ph.D, University of Leipzig (“The bourgeois daily press in the city of
Leipzig in the Weimar Republic. Connections between social change and
media change”).
1997-2000 Research Assistant, University of Leipzig
2001 Habilitation (postdoctoral dissertation), University of Leipzig (“Usage and
image of the daily media in Germany in the 1950s”)
2001/02 Visiting Professor, Department of Media and Communication, Dresden
2002- Professorship for Communication, University of Munich

Teaching and Research Interests

History of communication as an academic field, media history, medialization, media usage,
journalism, qualitative methods