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Media - Economics / Business - 31.10.2022
Media Quality Yearbook 2022 - The evolution of the media landscape in the Swiss Italian speaking region 
The University of Zurich's Forschungszentrum öffentlichkeit und Gesellschaft (Fög) has published the Media Quality Yearbook 2022, which also features the study on the media market in the Swiss Italian-speaking region, co-edited by Colin Porlezza , professor at USI Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society , and Linards Udris , researcher and lecturer at the University of Zurich.

Media - 24.10.2022
Rising news deprivation has negative consequences for democracy
News media is reaching fewer and fewer people. Young adults consume just seven minutes of news per day on their smartphones. This poses a problem for democracy: news-deprived people are less interested in politics, have lower rates of participation in the political process and have less trust in political institutions.

Media - 14.07.2022
High-Quality Media Coverage of Ukraine War
High-Quality Media Coverage of Ukraine War
In times of war, the media fulfill a vital function as information providers. The quality of coverage about the war in Ukraine has been relatively high, a study by the University of Zurich has now shown. Swiss media have been offering reports on the war from various perspectives, providing background information and using images carefully.

Media - Environment - 20.05.2022
We Are ETH-Podcast: Philippe Kahn
Translating research results for society requires resources. Either we pay someone to make it work - or we pay as a society if it turns out not to work.

Media - Health - 25.10.2021
Journalism Increasingly Important in Combatting Disinformation
Journalism Increasingly Important in Combatting Disinformation
Professional quality media, particularly in times of crisis, help to put facts and numbers in context and stem the tide of false information.

Environment - Media - 27.08.2021
Uncertainty spurs scientific progress
Uncertainty spurs scientific progress
SUMMER SERIES: HOW SCIENCE WORKS - Citizens and scientists have two very different ways of reasoning. While citizens find comfort in certainty, scientists need to continually challenge the facts. Is it possible for these two groups to find common ground? Research is by nature a dynamic process. Scientists start with an observation, make a hypothesis, test the hypothesis through experiments, analyze the results, and form a conclusion.

Media - Campus - 13.08.2021
EPFL Wikipedia Project bolsters the School's online visibility
EPFL Wikipedia Project bolsters the School's online visibility
The EPFL Wikipedia Project, which ran from August 2020 to July 2021, boosted EPFL's presence on the free encyclopedia and helped share information about the School's scientific discoveries with its Swiss audience.

Media - 23.07.2021
20 recommendations from 16 experts to improve science communication in Switzerland
The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences has published a first comprehensive assessment report on science communication in Switzerland, made by a group of 16 experts, among which USI professor Suzanne Suggs.

Campus - Media - 13.07.2021
Students make the news by producing original data journalism
EPFL and UNIL students collaborated with professional journalists to write data-driven articles on key social issues - family and money - for publication in the Tribune de Genève and other news outlets of Tamedia.

Media - 01.07.2021
Women Still Severely Underrepresented in Swiss Media
Women are severely underrepresented in Swiss media coverage compared to men. Only about one in four people featured in media reports are female.

Media - Social Sciences - 26.10.2020
Corona Crisis Increases Media Usage, Reduces Revenues
Corona Crisis Increases Media Usage, Reduces Revenues
In times of uncertainty, people increasingly return to traditional news media. This increased usage has not, however, resulted in additional revenues.

Media - 19.05.2020
How journalism is covering the COVID-19 pandemic around the world
USI European Journalism Observatory (EJO) has been mapping the impact of the pandemic on journalism in various countries around the world since March with a series of articles on this issue, all available here and constantly updated.

Media - Innovation - 12.05.2020
The virtual made real - new technology for the media of the future
Moving images in the newspaper as in Harry Potter, or digital weather forecasts in the Bern dialect? New media technology is transforming journalism.

Media - Health - 17.04.2020
Technology as a cure, from the oven to the telephone
Gabriele Balbi, associate professor in media studies at the Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society, talks, in a short video, about technology in the broadest sense of the term, as a form of cure in these times of coronavirus.

Environment - Media - 26.03.2020
The value of science for critical decisions
In crises such as coronavirus, the value of research and facts becomes clear. Even when experts don't (and can't) have all the answers, we've got to listen to what they have to say, says Reto Knutti.

Computer Science - Media - 20.12.2019
Myths in Television, Myths on Television - Towards the "Rethinking Digital Myths" conference
Compiler Analysis for Hardware/Software Co-design and Optimization Faculty of Informatics Giornata di porte aperte alla mostra 'Koen Vanmechelen.

Media - 01.07.2019
"Science journalists help bring science to the masses"
The 11 th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) is being held in Lausanne this week, attracting some 1,200 visitors to our city.

Media - 22.03.2019
Official comment on recent media coverage
ETH Zurich provides an official comment on articles published recently in the online magazine Republik.

Media - 05.02.2018
High Number of Science Enthusiasts in Switzerland
High Number of Science Enthusiasts in Switzerland
The Science Barometer Switzerland published in 2016 showed a clear picture: Swiss people are interested in science and research, and think they are worth supporting. "This main finding doesn't mean, however, that all Swiss people have the same attitude toward science. A differentiated picture emerges by dividing the population into groups," explains Julia Metag, professor at the University of Fribourg.

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 27.09.2016
Rosetta, ESA’s historic mission, bids farewell after rendez-vous with comet Chury
Bern, 27. Rosetta is set to complete its mission in a controlled descent to the surface of its comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 30 September 2016.

Media - 22.12.2015
Thomas Hengartner becomes new director of the Collegium Helveticum
Thomas Hengartner becomes new director of the Collegium Helveticum
Thomas Hengartner will take over the leadership of the Collegium Helveticum, which is jointly run by the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, for the next five years.

Media - 15.12.2015
Internet is the primary source of information in Switzerland
Internet is the primary source of information in Switzerland
88 out of every 100 people in Switzerland use the internet. Usage time is increasing and accessing the internet from mobile devices is considerably more frequent than before.

Media - 02.01.2012
New TMM Submission
New TMM Submission
Interactive Multiview System with Low Complexity Decoder, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Interactive multiview video system with non-complex navigation at the decoder Thomas Maugey and

Politics - Media - 06.01.2010
Einsteins Erben sollen sich mehr erklären
Zurich - University of Zurich Die Schweiz lässt sich ihre Forschung einiges kosten. Was erforscht wird, will erklärt und vermittelt sein, denn die Gesellschaft möchte verstehen, wofür sie bezahlt.