Foster research on innovation in practices, methodologies and prototypes applied to the media sector, with emphasis on journalism.
Develop the exchange of ideas and standards on journalism innovation worldwide.
Establish a growing network of partners which actively support initiatives towards finding creative solutions to the problems the media are facing.
Promote relations between innovation laboratories and Science and Technology Parks as well as public policies to develop local systems of innovation.
The network began to work together in 2008, as a research group which carried out international comparative studies on media convergence and newsroom innovation in Austria, Germany and Spain. Over the last ten years, we have implemented a number of initiatives:
International Media Innovation Management IMIM (90 ECTS), a post-graduate part- time program for media executives (from 2011 to 2016): http://www.imim- master.com/blog/basic-information/
Master’s Program in Journalism Innovation at Miguel Hernández University, Spain, since 2013: http://mip.umh.es/
Master’s Program in Journalism with emphasis on Innovation and Management at Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany, since 2010: http://www.ku.de/fileadmin/1303/Bilder/Material_rund_ums_Studium/Master_Journalistik_Flyer_05-2017_englisch.pdf
International Conference “Mediamorphosis. Perspectives on Journalism Innovation”, Elche, Spain, 9-10 June 2017: http://sep2017.umh.es/
Media Innovation Day, Vienna, October 2014, 2015 and 2016: https://www.fjum- wien.at/kurse/mid16-virtual- reality-360- video-2/
International Symposium Change in Journalism, 16-18 September 2015, Hannover, Germany: http://change-in- journalism.org/
Joint publications (selection)
Journalism Report V: Innovation and Transition, Facultas, Vienna, 2017: http://www.mhw.at/journalistenreport/
Converged Media Content. Reshaping the legacy of legacy media in the online scenario. In The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies, 2016: https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge- Companion-to- Digital-Journalism- Studies/Franklin-Eldridge- II/p/book/9781138887961
Media Convergence Revisited. Lessons learned on newsroom integration in Austria, Germany and Spain. Journalism Practice, 2014:
Newsroom integration in Austria, Spain and Germany. Models of media convergence. Journalism Practice, 2009: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17512780902798638