News from the Department of Journalism and Communication

Students interview Nobel Peace Prize winner

HMKW student interviews Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa at DW Global Media Forum 2022.

At the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, HMKW Master's students had the unique opportunity to interview Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa. They also attended the two-day conference program to research and make contacts for a semester project. HMKW professor Katja Artsiomenka was a panelist on a "News Enlightenment Initiative" (German: Initiative Nachrichtenaufklärung) panel.

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Enrollment for summer semester 2022

Applause for the new students at HMKW in the summer semester 2022.

A warm welcome to HMKW: HMKW's first bachelor's and master's degree students will be ceremonially enrolled at all three campuses during the first days of April. The Cologne campus made the start, Berlin had its ceremony today. Frankfurt will welcome their students tomorrow.

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Sexism in advertising: guest lecture by Jane Cunningham and Philippa Roberts

Following an invitation by Prof. Dr. Kim Murphy, Jane Cunningham and Philippa Roberts gave an online guest lecture at HMKW Berlin on Monday as part of the MA in Public Relations and Digital Marketing. The co-founders of the British market research agency PLH Research (Pretty Little Heads), specializing in female target groups, spoke about their new book "Brandsplaining", in which they examine sexism in the advertising industry and how to fix it.

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Germany Scholarship Holder Luisa-Maria Mrcela introduces herself

Luisa-Maria Mrcela, in the 3rd semester of her Master's degree in "Public Relations and Digital Marketing" at the Frankfurt Campus, was amazed when the university management informed her that she had won the Deutschlandstipendium. Here, she tells us a bit about her volunteer work and her work-study activities. Incidentally, Luisa successfully completed her Bachelor's degree in "Journalism and Corporate Communications" at HMKW in Cologne.

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