Konrad Lischka

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Konrad Lischka

Konrad Lischka (born October 26, 1979 in Katowice ) is a German journalist .

Lischka grew up in the Ruhr area, graduated from high school in Essen in 1999 and graduated from the German School of Journalism in Munich by 2003 . At the same time he completed a degree in journalism, political science and art history at the University of Munich , which he completed in 2004 with the thesis “ Back to the future? An analysis of the content of the feature sections of the FAZ and SZ in the period from 1999 to 2002 with special consideration of topics, forms of representation and the concept of culture. “Concluded. At first he worked as a freelancer for Frankfurter Rundschau , Süddeutsche Zeitung and taz, among others . He also wrote media and computer-related articles for the c't and the Neue Zürcher Zeitung . Lischka published several books, including on the history of computer games, in the Heise publishing house . From 2004 to 2007 Lischka was editor-in-chief, then editor-in-chief of the literary magazine bücher . From April 2007 to March 2014 he was an editor at Spiegel Online in the Netzwelt department. There he wrote in his column Malfunction about the pitfalls of technology in everyday life. In May 2010 a collection of these columns was published as a book and shortly thereafter as an audio book.

From 2014 to 2016 Konrad Lischka was an advisor for digital society in the State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia . Lischka has been Press Officer Strategic Communication at the Bertelsmann Foundation since April 2016 .


  • Playground Computer: Culture, History and Aesthetics of Computer Games. 2002, ISBN 3-88229-193-1
  • Malfunction. Why cling film never just tears off and other everyday annoyances. 2010, ISBN 978-3-442-10225-9
  • with Frank Patalong: The nicest thing about wine is the Pilsken afterwards. The wonderful world of the Ruhr area. 2011, ISBN 978-3-7857-2439-2
  • Konrad Lischka, Ole Reißmann, Christian Stöcker: We are Anonymous - The mask of protest. Who they are, what drives them, what they want . Goldmann Verlag, Munich 2012, ISBN 978-3-442-10240-2 .
  • Dragon Fathers: The History of RPG. Edition Octopus, Münster 2014, ISBN 978-3956451157
  • Dragon Fathers: The Interviews. Prinn & Junzt, Münster 2014, ISBN 978-3981700800

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Konrad Lischka ( memento of March 30, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) on spiegel.de
  2. ^ SPIEGEL ONLINE, Hamburg, Germany: Malfunction - SPIEGEL ONLINE .
  3. Konrad Lischka from Spiegel Online on the State Chancellery NRW new-business.de, March 11, 2014
  4. Konrad Lischka speaks for the Bertelsmann Foundation. - turi2 .