Founder and CEO, Media Tenor International
Area of Expertise: Business and Globalization, Civil Society, Media, Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: Europe, North America
Languages: English, German
Field of Work: Think tank/Research center
Roland Schatz is the founder and CEO of Media Tenor International. He is a leading scholar in the field of media impact research, as well as German-American relations.
His interests include media monitoring, organizational development, cultural management, and new methods in education.
In his role as the CEO of Media Tenor, the Research Institute of InnoVatio Verlags AG, Mr. Schatz has an important role in the global media. With over 180 employees and offices worldwide in Berlin, London, New York, Ostrava, Pretoria, St. Petersburg, Windhoek, and Zürich, Media Tenor is the world’s leading provider of ongoing international media content analysis, including in-depth analysis of new and traditional global media content.
In 2007, Mr. Schatz had the honor of opening the first Arab Media Institute at Emory University. He has also held teaching positions since 1990 by teaching strategic communication management at universities in Augsburg, Atlanta, Berlin, Bonn, Lugano, and Prague.
Aside from his background in teaching, Mr. Schatz has served as Secretary of the International Media Monitor Association based in Washington, D.C. He is also a trustee for the Education Africa Foundation in Johannesburg, the Innovation Institute in Pretoria, and the Board of E-Standards in New York.
Mr. Schatz has a master’s degree in philosophy, economics, history, and political science from the University of Fribourg and Bonn.
Latest articles from Roland Schatz
Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore. Singapore »
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- Interview with Ali Gomaa, Grand Mufti of Egypt 61,715 views
- Immediate Reactions from Experts on Egypt 54,983 views
- Secrecy is the problem, not leakers 31,714 views