Hans-Bernd Brosius

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BACKGROUND As one of its suicide preventive actions, the "Nuremberg Alliance Against Depression" has started cooperation with local media in 2001 by implementing a 14-item-mediaguide concerning a more sensible way of suicide-reporting to prevent copy-cat suicides. The effects of this mediaguide on the reporting are being evaluated. METHODS A systematic(More)
This paper offers an up-to-date review of problems in determining causal relationships in cultivation research, and considers the research rationales of various approaches with special reference to causal interpretation. It describes in turn a number of methodologies for addressing the problem and resolving it as far as this is possible. The issue of causal(More)
This is the first time that I have had the chance to write a commentary on a replication study. I want to applaud the editors of Musicae Scientiae for their willingness to give replication studies more room. Everybody talks about the necessity of replicating scientific results, but hardly anybody does these studies (and gets them published). The original(More)
Historically, journalists have manually selected news. This process has been changing dramatically with the development of personalized news aggregators (PNAs), which rely on social recommender systems (SRSs) technology. PNAs provide content geared to the personal preferences of news consumers, and thus offer new business opportunities for news providers.(More)
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