From 14th to 15th of February 2019 the conference of the prestigious ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association) with focus on Journalism took place at the University of Vienna
About 120 researchers of 25 different countries worldwide participated at the conference, presented, and discussed various perspectives and developments dealing with Journalism.
Core Findings of the longitudinal study „Nachwuchskompass“, gathered during winter terms 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017, were presented by Gisela Reiter, Teaching 6 Research Associate at the FHWien of WKW. The online questionnaire amongst Bachelor and Master students of Journalism & Media Management contained questions about useful skills for future journalists and the general image of the profession. The name of the presented paper was „Being a good journalist. A long-term study (2011-2018) of Austrian journalism students focusing on changes in their journalistic role (self-) perception and valuation of user-generated content”.