(De)Centralization of the Global Informational Ecosystem

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Johanna Möller ; M. Bjørn von Rimscha (2017)
  • Publisher: Cogitatio
  • Journal: Media and Communication (issn: 2183-2439)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17645/mac.v5i3.1067
  • Subject: business models | Infrastruktur | enterprise | content-oriented media companies | digitalization | media | Interactive, electronic Media | distribution | research | Forschung | Verteilung | decentralization | Digitalisierung | business concept | Kommunikationstechnologie | interaktive, elektronische Medien | ecological system | digital media platforms | News media, journalism, publishing | Unternehmen | Facebook | technology infrastructures | Communication. Mass media | ökologisches System | Google | Zentralisierung | 10800 | Geschäftsmodell | infrastructure | P87-96 | centralization | Medien | Publizistische Medien, Journalismus,Verlagswesen | communication technology | Dezentralisation

Centralization and decentralization are key concepts in debates that focus on the (anti)democratic character of digital societies. Centralization is understood as the control over communication and data flows, and decentralization as giving it (back) to users. Communica... View more
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