Corpus ID: 55958902

Digital networked media and social memory. Theoretical foundations and implications

  title={Digital networked media and social memory. Theoretical foundations and implications},
  author={Christian Pentzold},
  • Christian Pentzold
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • The article discusses the potential of the internet and especially of the world wide web as a medium for collective remembrance. First, the theoretical ground is laid by outlining three concepts of memory. Here, the emphasis lies on how media are conceptualized in relation to cultural memory. In a second step, these theoretical premises are connected to an understanding of discourse as social cognition. As such, we argue, it forms the integral part of memory work and can also have its place in… CONTINUE READING
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