Prof. Dr. Susanne Fengler is the academic director of the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism at TU Dortmund University and is full professor for international journalism at the Institute of Journalism, TU Dortmund University. She has directed numerous comparative research projects, among them “Media Accountability and Transparency in Europe” (MediaAcT, EU FP7) and the “European Handbook of Media Accountability”. Media and migration as well as media transparency and media accountability are her main research interests. Other topics are political journalism, development communication, and the economic theory of journalism.
Marcus Kreutler is a researcher at Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism and a trained journalist. He has coordinated two comparative international research projects for the European Journalism Observatory, into news coverage of the Ukraine conflict and of migration. His main research interests are international and transnational communication and foreign reporting. He has also worked as a trainer for journalists and journalism educators in the field of migration and the media in Ghana and the Gambia.