Deliberative Nerdocracy

The Online Public Sphere of Slashdot and Digg
by Bettina Rehmann
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Publisher: GRIN Publishing

Publication Date: May 31, 2016

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Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject Communications - Journalism, Journalism Professions, grade: 1,7, University of Hamburg (IJK), course: Journalism and European Public Spheres, language: English, abstract: To what extent can the Internet in particular, as one form of network that delivers space for communication, fulfill the requirements of a public sphere? Measured against idealized concepts, online public spheres analyzed in studies that are presented in the essay, especially those of Slashdot.org and Digg.com, seem to be promising versions of deliberation space.