public sphere

algorithms, alogorithmic public sphere

The algorithmic public sphere and democracy

Paper
Aniek van den Brandt
22/05/2019
12 minutes to read

The public sphere has been controlled by humans for years, but in the last decade, there has been a shift from human gatekeepers to algorithmic ones. This essay describes the consequences this algorithmic culture has for the public sphere.

AFD

The AfD white men Advent calendar

Article
Nataliia Vdovychenko
20/12/2018
5 minutes to read

AfD (Alternative für Deutschland), the German far-right party, issued a white men Advent campaign. The political movement uses this Advent calendar to promote their new right ideology and Euroscepticism.

Facebook, public sphere, algorithms, digital culture

Diggit's Facebook Experiment

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In a highly debated Facebook post Mark Zuckerberg introduced upcoming changes to Facebook algorithms. Diggit Magazine will look into the effects of these algorithmic changes for media, acitivits and the public sphere in general. 

The impact of Facebook on the public sphere (salon d'holbach)

Facebook and the end of the public sphere

Article
Ico Maly
27/09/2018
13 minutes to read

Zuckerberg’s New Year resolutions to 'fix Facebook'  are bad news for anyone who cares about the diversity in the field of media and democracy in general.