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Work-in-progress: Social news sites in models of democracy

This table – incomplete and very much under construction – sums up the normative connection between 3 democratic traditions and social news sites, as seen through an analytical framework developed by Peter Dahlgren. Liberal-individualist democracy Communitarian-republican democracy Deliberative democracy Structure … Continue reading

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AR; The many faced “you” of social media

Sharon Meraz‘s study – published in the form of an article in this book – is a project quite similar to my own: it deals with the assessment of the democratic potential of social news sites. She put Digg, Reddit, … Continue reading

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AR; A broad concept of citizen journalism

Although I’ve been using the term “social news website” ever since the beginning of my research, I haven’t so far come across anyone else who would do the same. Until now, that is; as I just read Luke Goode‘s article. … Continue reading

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