Digital transformation of local public spheres. Defining models and empirical indicators.
Freie Universität Berlin
This research project studies public spheres at the local level and investigates how the quality of local public spheres can be empirically measured. The contextual conditions of local public spheres are currently affected by massive transformation processes: social change (strong societal ...
Weizenbaum Institute: Research Group 14 "News, campaigns, and the rationality of public discourse"
Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society
This research group investigates the contents and processes of political communication in digital public spheres with a view to spreading extremist views, rumours, defamations and lies. The constellations of the actors and the dynamics of the discourses favour fleeting and fragmented thematic ...