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Drowning in social media: does real engagement happen offline?

Russo, Jill (2016) Drowning in social media: does real engagement happen offline? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (30 Nov 2016). Website.

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LSE MsC student Jill Russo reflects on a visit from Carine Valleau, founder of Stories for Humanity Gone are the days of the “Letter to the Editor”, of audience participation relegated to a few heavily-curated inches of print. Today it’s possible to consume content online and immediately comment on it, to engage in constructive dialogue (or bitter barb-swapping) with writers, editors, and other readers, all total strangers. Barriers to access to the tools of production and distribution are lower than ever before in many parts of the world; user-generated content abounds.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 15:13
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:46

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