The Campus Crew is a radio station, which has been founded by students of the course of media and communication studies. Being a part of the team is desired. The latest shows are available for download on the website.
The name of the university newspaper CaTer is a German abbreviation for "Campus + Termine", which means campus and appointments. The newspaper is released monthly during semesters and is caring about life on the campus. New staff is always welcome.
Scientific journalism groups
The DGPuK (German society for journalism and communication science) is a joining together of all German scientist of media and communication science. On the subpages of the numerous thematically groups a lot of useful reading can be found for all topics the union is caring about. Additionally information on conferences, job offers and information on the the self-image can be found.
The journal Media Perspektiven is published by ARD, the consortium of public broadcasters in Germany. It includes academic essays, particularly about research of media usage. The journal is published monthly and all releases can be found for download since year 1997. Media Perspektiven is part of ARD Advertising Sales & Services, who understand themselves as mediator between media companies and the advertising market.
Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft (Media & Communication Science) is published quaterly. Unfortunately the publications are not available as full text issues online. The journal can be found in the reading room of the central library on the campus.
Publizistik (Journalism) is one of the most important communication science journals in Germany. The journal is published quarterly and can be found in the reading room of the central library on the campus.
The essay proof "Hörfunk und Fernsehen" (Radio and Television) is yearly published by the print archive of WDR, West German Broadcasting Cologne. In this bibliography all articles of communication science are collected and catchworded. Since year 1997 the essay proof is available online as PDF file. Via the search function very good essays can be researched. Unfortunately publishing stopped in 2006.
The Informationsgemeinschaft zur Feststellung der Verbreitung von Werbeträgern e.V. (Information Community for the Assessment of the Circulation of Media, comparable to the Audit Bureau of Circulation) is a merger of german media companies, who continously performs surveys of media usage. In first instance to gain data for spreading of advertising. The website of IVW offers a large and free archive with data of spreading of German print and online medias.