Methodological Challenges by (New) Media

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Christian Wessely


The classical concept of media analysis depends to a large extent on linearity, but modern interactive media are mostly non-linear. Roger Odin has suggested a method for working with such interactive media; however, the approach he suggests creates a new problem. What would be an appropriate way to deal with the dilemma of balancing sufficient intersubjectivity and concessions to non-linearity?

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Christian Wessely, Institute for Fundamental Theology, Karl-Franzens-University, Graz

Master Craftsman Diploma and Engineer for Agriculture (Raumberg, 1984/1991)

Dr. theol. (Fundamental Theology; Thesis on Mythological Structures in Entertainment Industry, 1995)

Postdoc Thesis on Ecclesiology (2004)

Chairman of the Institute for Fundamental Theology at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz since 2014




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