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Aleks Krotoski: online community – myth, menace and meaning

Moran, Danielle (2010) Aleks Krotoski: online community – myth, menace and meaning. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (08 Oct 2010). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Our online world is frequently celebrated for its ability to make our offline world smaller. It is lauded for encouraging us to bump up against opposing view points. It even gives us the potential for regime change through the motivation of voters and protesters. Yet, the web can also be seen as a menace to society, enabling isolation and fostering extremism. In the first of the current season of Polis Media Dialogues Dr Aleks Krotoski, attempted to reconcile the two perspectives on the Net by looking at how our online interactions can transform our offline behaviour. This report on her talk by By Danielle Moran

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 10:34
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2019 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77609

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