Josef Trappel, University of Salzburg

Josef Trappel,
University of Salzburg

Josef Trappel is Professor for media policy and media economics and head of the  Department of Communication Studies at the University of Salzburg, Austria, and there he is also Co-Director of the Center for Advanced Studies and Research in ICTs and Society (ICT&S). Before, he was head of IPMZ transfer, Center for Knowledge Transfer and Applied Media Research at the Institute for Mass Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich in Switzerland and Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna (2008-2009). From 1996 to 2003 he was head of the media research department at Prognos, an international consultancy company based in Basel, Switzerland. His research work concentrates on changes in mass media structures and their implications on mass communication (media structures, media policy, media economics). He is the Director of Erasmus+ Master programme Digital Communication Leadership (DC Lead).

Publications on Euromedia Topics

Trappel, Josef (2017): What Democracies Better Learn from the Third Wave. In: Bajomi-Lázár, Péter (ed.): Media in Third-Wave Democracies. Southern and Central/Eastern Europe in a Comparative Perspective. Paris, Budapest: L’Harmattan, pp. 229-234.

Trappel, Josef / Enli, Gunn S. (2011) ‘Online Media: Changing Provision of News’, pp. 97-113 in J. Trappel, W. A. Meier, L. d’Haenens, J. Steemers and B. Thomass (eds.) Media in Europe Today. Bristol: Intellect.

Nieminen, Hannu / Trappel, Josef (2011) ‘Media Serving Democracy’, pp. 135-51 in J. Trappel, W. A. Meier, L. d’Haenens, J. Steemers and B. Thomass (eds.) Media in Europe Today. Bristol: Intellect.

Lund, Anker B. / Raeymaeckers, Karin / Trappel, Josef (2011) ‘Newspapers: Adapting and Experimenting’, pp. 43-59 in J. Trappel, W. A. Meier, L. d’Haenens, J. Steemers and B. Thomass (eds.) Media in Europe Today. Bristol: Intellect.

Media policy and regulation

Wenzel, Corinna/Gadringer, Stefan/Trappel, Josef (2016): Media Policy and Regulation in Times of Crisis. In: Simpson, Seamus /Puppis, Manuel/Van Den Bulck, Hilde (eds.): European Media Policy for the Twenty-First Century. Assessing the Past, Setting Agendas for the Future. New York, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 95-117.

Trappel, Josef/Nieminen, Hannu/Nord, Lars W. (eds.) (2011): The Media for Democracy Monitor: A Cross National Study of Leading News Media. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

Trappel, Josef/Maniglio, Tanja (2009): On Media Monitoring – the Media for Democracy Monitor (MDM). In: Communications, Vol. 34 (2), pp. 169-201.

Meier, Werner A. / Trappel, Josef (2007) (eds.): Power, Performance and Politics. Media Policy in Europe. Baden-Baden. (Nomos).

Marcinkowski, Frank / Meier, Werner A. / Trappel, Josef (eds.) (2006): Media and Democracy – Experiences from Europe. Bern, Stuttgart, Wien (Haupt)

European public sphere

Trappel, Josef (2017): Moving Media and Journalism Forward from Private to Public Value. In: Altmeppen, Klaus-Dieter/Hollifield, C. Ann/Van Loon, Jost (eds.): Value‐Oriented Media Management. Decision Making Between Profit and Responsibility. Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 49-58.

Trappel, Josef (2016): Taking the public service remit forward across the digital boundary. In: International Journal of Digital Television, Vol. 7 (3), pp. 273-295.

Grünangerl, Manuela / Trappel, Josef / Wenzel, Corinna (2012): Public value and participation of civil society – a case for public service or community media? In: medien.kommunikation. Online-Journal der Universität Salzburg. Ausgabe 1/2012. Download

Trappel, Josef (2008): Online Media Within the Public Service Realm? Reasons to Include Online into the Public Service Mission. In: Convergence, Jg. 14(3), S. 313-322.

Trappel, Josef (2007): The Austrian Media Landscape. In: Terzis, Georgios (Hg.): European Media Governance. National and Regional Dimensions. Bristol, Chicago. (intellect). S. 63-72.

Meier, Werner A. / Trappel, Josef (2006): Die transnationale Vermachtung durch Medienkonzerne als Voraussetzung für europäische Öffentlichkeit? In: Langenbucher, Wolfgang R. / Latzer, Michael (Hg.): Europäische Öffentlichkeit und medialer Wandel. Eine transdisziplinäre Perspektive. Wiesbaden. (VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften). S. 262-275.