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DIALOG 5.0 is at the start

The launch of the new software generation DIALOG 5.0 has begun.The multichannel publishing system enables the cross-linking of print, online and other publication channels from one system. DIALOG covers every process from the editorial planning, production and production control through to marketing....more


Professor Thomas Breyer-Mayländer from the University of Offenburg:

No fear of the machine editor

f the machine editor

Professor Thomas Breyer-Mayländer, who teaches media management at the University of Offenburg, outlined the latest developments within so-called data and robot journalism at the Funkinform Media Day. According to Professor Breyer-Mayländer, the term ‚robot journalism‘, in particular, easily creates a false picture, as though in the near future there will be a kind of robot waiting to take its place at the editorial desk....more


Media Day: Fascinating talks about innovations in publishing houses

: Fascinating talks about innovations in publishing houses

Innovations in the media industry took centre stage this year at the Funkinform Media Day. In doing so, the conference once again proved to be an important industry get-together. Moderated by Funkinform CEO, Jens Seidel, practitioners from newspaper publishers exchanged ideas with researchers, developers and business advisors about future questions relating to the media industry....more


Professor Michel Clement, marketing expert at the University of Hamburg:

A flat rate of 12 euros would be optimal

te of 12 euros would be optimal

In light of falling print runs and declining advertising revenues in the traditional product areas, the findings of Hamburg researchers in recent weeks present a key question for the future of publishing houses: how big is the digital market for newspapers and magazines in reality and what prices can be achieved in such a marketplace?...more


Kerstin Saathoff from Google Germany:

‚You have exactly 60 seconds – starting now!‘

 exactly 60 seconds – starting now!‘

Google, known for its successful products and strength of innovation, has developed a workshop concept for helping other teams to arrive at new ideas and to pursue unusual paths. Kerstin Saathoff presents the Google concept to publishing companies on request, thereby helping them to learn how to be creative....more


Professor Christof Seeger from the Stuttgart Media University:

Users see mobile phone content as private

 mobile phone content as private

Professor Christof Seeger from the Stuttgart Media University focusses on advertising forms for mobile devices. For there is still considerable potential in this area. In fact, mobile advertising currently accounts for less than two percent of the entire advertising market of over 15 billion euros. ...more