Knock, Knock. Who's There? The Imagined Audience

@article{Litt2012KnockKW,
  title={Knock, Knock. Who's There? The Imagined Audience},
  author={E. Litt},
  journal={Journal of Broadcasting \& Electronic Media},
  year={2012},
  volume={56},
  pages={330 - 345}
}
  • E. Litt
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
For more than a century, scholars have alluded to the notion of an “imagined audience”—a person's mental conceptualization of the people with whom he or she is communicating. The imagined audience has long guided our thoughts and actions during everyday writing and speaking. However, in today's world of social media where users must navigate through highly public spaces with potentially large and invisible audiences, scholars have begun to ask: Who do people envision as their public or audience… Expand
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