The internet as a cultural forum: Implications for research

@article{Jensen2011TheIA,
  title={The internet as a cultural forum: Implications for research},
  author={Klaus Bruhn Jensen and Rasmus Helles},
  journal={New Media & Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={13},
  pages={517-533}
}
Twenty-five years ago, Horace Newcomb and Paul Hirsch proposed a model for studying television as a cultural forum, as the most common reference point for public issues and concerns, particularly in American society. Over the last decade, the internet has emerged as a new communicative infrastructure and cultural forum on a global scale. Revisiting and reworking Newcomb and Hirsch's classic contribution, this article: first, advances a model of the internet as a distinctive kind of medium… CONTINUE READING

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