Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG)
The Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG) was created in 2004 within the Faculty of Communication Sciences. The Institute contributes to the teaching activities at the Bachelor level, particularly by providing the area of specialization in 'Communications and Media', at the Master level, by running the Master in 'Media Management and offering PhD- level supervision.
IMeG engages in research activities in the following areas: organizational analysis and business strategies adopted by media companies; the historical evolution of media production processes and the function of media within different socio-political, economic and cultural contexts; the consumption dynamics of media products by different social groups (with a focus on young audiences); and the evolution of media-related professions, with particular regard to journalism.
The director of the Institute is Prof. Matthew Hibberd.