Filling a void observed by journalist and journalism educators worldwide, an academic group of international researchers, educators and practitioners has developed the Handbook for Journalism Educators “Reporting on Migrants and Refugees”.
Prof. Dr. Susanne Fengler is Professor for International Journalism at the Technical University Dortmund and Scientific Director of the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism at TU Dortmund University, Germany. She has managed numerous international projects in the fields of journalism research and journalism education in collaboration with the VolkswagenStiftung, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the German Foreign Office, the EU, and many other sponsors. Her research focuses include media accountability, media and migration and the reporting of foreign affairs. An overview of the projects of the Erich Brost Institute can be found under http://www.brost.org.
A member of the Institute of Journalism and the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism (EBI) at TU Dortmund University, Germany, Monika Lengauer contributes as a senior researcher to teaching and research. She is particularly involved in global journalism with a focus on Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and sub-Saharan Africa, researching the reporting of forced displacement and migration, journalism education and media accountability. Here, she also pursues her Ph.D. on journalism education in MENA. A political scientist by training, a journalist by profession, her expertise is based on over thirty years of communication, development work and representation, including the establishment of journalism programmes in Jordan and
Myanmar, and political communication in German government and international
Anna-Carina Zappe is a senior researcher at the Institute of Journalism and the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism (EBI) at TU Dortmund University, Germany, as well as a practicing TV journalist and a Ph.D. candidate at TU Dortmund University, Germany. As a researcher, she is particularly involved in understanding the roles of journalists – as they report under exceptional circumstances, cover disasters and experience their own traumas. She is committed to increase the quality reporting on migrants and refugees with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. She is a lecturer in global journalism, ethics and reporting techniques. As a trainer for mid-career journalists, she supervised cross-continental collaborative research and reporting
projects. Her expertise is based on more than 15 years of practical experience as a
journalist. She is founder and co-head of a TV production company. She holds a
Master’s degree in Journalism from the TU Dortmund University.