Editorial issue 2/2018

What do journalists have in common with conspiracy theorists? Journalistik co-publisher Tanjev Schultz has a contentious theory, which he presents in an essay for the second issue of Journalistik.

This issue’s extensive empirical paper comes from Leipzig: Cornelia Wolf and Alexander Godulla have conducted an empirical study to investigate the hype (now slowly abating) about newsgames. Spoiler alert: The new format does not live up to expectations.

As you can see, Journalistik has chosen some seminal topics for its second issue. But this is just the beginning. In this issue, the publishers have decided to put spotlight on the future of journalism – a topic very close to their hearts.

Also in this issue on the future of journalism:

If we have struck a chord and you would like to join the discussion, please contact the editors: redaktion@journalistik.online. Topic proposals and manuscripts can also be sent to this address. Papers are selected independently by the publisher. We will be in touch.

Translation: Sophie Costella