From Grand Narratives of Democracy to Small Expectations of Participation:Audiences, citizenship, and interactive tools in digital journalism

Contribution for newspaper or weekly magazine, Article English OPEN
Peters, Chris; Witschge, Tamara;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Subject: participation | journalism studies | digitalisation | interaction | audience studies | audiences | digitalization | citizens | democracy | journalism

This chapter critically examines the invocation of democracy in the discourse of audience participation in digital journalism. Rather than simply restate the familiar grand narratives that traditionally described journalism’s function for democracy (information source, ... View more
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