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The Team behind arbeiter-zeitung.at

Kaltenbrunner Medienberatung
The Kaltenbrunner Medienberatung was founded in 2000 and since then has been focussing on media research, media development, media evaluation and media education, co-ordinating networks of journalists, media-experts, scientists and technical developers. Projects have been and are being realized for publishing-groups and electronic media companies in Austria, Germany and Spain as well as for federal and communal authorities in Austria.
Among other online-projects Andy Kaltenbrunner and his team established online-editions including database- and archive-solutions for magazines and newspapers (profil, trend, WirtschaftsBlatt, Costa Blanca Nachrichten). As media-advisors and coaches Kaltenbrunner Medienberatung accompanied recruiting and worked for the journalist-staff and the management of WirtschaftsBlatt, Costa Blanca Nachrichten, D+R-Verlag, the Austrian Chamber of Labour, Siemens AG, Kurier, PM-magazine/Gruner und Jahr and many others. Kaltenbrunner Medienberatung also led the foundation of Austrias first "Fachhochschul-Studiengang Journalismus", an academic journalists education in Vienna which started in 2003.
In 2005 Andy Kaltenbrunner was an initiator and founder of the media-research-society "Medienhaus Wien".
Members of the team of Kaltenbrunner Medienberatung and Medienhaus Wien are regularily teaching at the Universities of Vienna, Klagenfurt and others. Offices are located in Vienna and Alicante.


scharf_net
scharf_net is developing and deploying communication concepts including strategy, technology, content management and design, both online and offline. Among other business-clients some major media-groups are customers of scharf_net. Already in the early years of the WWW scharf_net together with Andy Kaltenbrunner created Austria’s first online- and archive-solutions for magazines (trend, profil, Autorevue, Golfrevue). Later on other projects for Austrian or Spanish publishing-groups followed. Another main focus is media- and web-development for art projects or non-profit organisations (Vienna International Film Festival “Viennale”, Kunsthalle Wien and others).
Since the start and throughout the whole project “arbeiter-zeitung.at” scharf_net and Kaltenbrunner Medienberatung have worked together: especially for the feasibility study, website-conception, technical testing, archive development and graphic design. For content and user-management scharf_net’s own content management system frontwave has been implemented and customised.

Funding
The primary funding for this project was provided by the initiators Kaltenbrunner-Medienberatung and scharf_net. The Center for Innovation and Technology (ZIT) of the Vienna Business Agency gave financial support as well as the Austrian Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) supported the project through the permission to use the Arbeiter-Zeitung. Further support especially for the evaluation of the archive has been granted by the Jubiläumsfond of the Austrian National Bank.
The archive is hosted by Silver Server (http://www.sil.at)
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