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Transnationality as a Methodological Problem: Experiences from Twelve Years of Comparative International Research Out of Germany

EUPRERA Annual Congress 2009, Bucharest, September 23-26, 2009

6 Pages Posted: 3 Jul 2010 Last revised: 28 Nov 2010

Holger Sievert

Macromedia University; Technische Universitaet Munchen (TUM); University of Cambridge; Institute for Public Relations

Date Written: September 25, 2009

Abstract

This working paper is conceived as an input to the “Comparative Research Panel” at the EUPRERA Congress 2009 in Bucharest. It based on twelve years of academic and practical experience in comparative international research out of Germany. The paper brings together the author's knowledge and experience of European journalism with his own "Interdisciplinary Theory of Interntaional Communication," and concentrates on the development of the main methodological difficulties that have already been encountered in comparative works on European journalism by the author.

Keywords: Journalism, Communication, Europe

JEL Classification: Z00

Suggested Citation

Sievert, Holger, Transnationality as a Methodological Problem: Experiences from Twelve Years of Comparative International Research Out of Germany (September 25, 2009). EUPRERA Annual Congress 2009, Bucharest, September 23-26, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1634271

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