Prof. em. Dr. Michael Haller
Until his retirement in the fall of 2010, Michael Haller was Professor of General and Specialised Journalism Studies at the University of Leipzig. Following studies in philosophy, social and political sciences at Freiburg and Basel, he worked as editor at SPIEGEL and department manager at ZEIT. As Scientific Director of the Institute for Practical Journalism and Communications Research, he heads the Quality Assurance in Journalism section. He is co-editor of MESSAGE, the International Journal for Journalism.