Sabine Miesgang

Research Associate
Klosterneuburg Monastery

Sabine Miesgang is a historian and journalist. She is a research associate at Klosterneuburg Monastery Library where she focuses on the use of media in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, especially on media changes and intermediality. She is not only interested in the history of media, but also in its future development: during her time at Regionalmedien Austria as content and community manager, she played an important part in the realization of the company’s social media strategy.


That’s so medieval! News disruption, then & now


Jeff Jarvis wrote “Gütenberg was a geek”. Media has been disrupted many times since the news of the day were written on manuscripts. This session takes a look at media in the Middle Ages to the year 2020.

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