***On serial story telling in streaming TV. English translation here*** Wo beginnen? Am besten wohl in der bewährten Volte der Geschichtenerzähler mit einem Ăśberraschungscoup aus Tod und Wiedergeburt. Fernsehen neu? Wie langweilig! „Wie langweilig!“, hätte ich noch vor wenigen Jahren ausgerufen, wenn vom Medium Fernsehen die Rede gewesen wäre, um zu berichten, wie digitales Erzählen […]

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I thought at first to be ambivalent with regard to today’s vote of the European Parliament to pass new – and highly disputed – legislation on copyright. But the more I re-cap, the more certain I am: Hardly any author – or creator – will earn an extra dime from a future “ancillary copyright” (‘Leistungsschutzrecht […]

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Why not a public parliamentary hearing on the new role of tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google, as they have developed into today’s leading mass media? In the view of hate mails, fake accounts and bought campaigns, a new approach is necessary, by bringing the tech firms into a direct discussion with governments, about their […]

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