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.

Why activists should be aware that social media are not the public sphere

Column
Lucas Pascholatti
02/06/2017
5 minutes to read

This column aims to discuss the current context of social media use, activism and how it is connected to the public sphere itself. It shows that there are many questions that should be raised in the context of post-truth democracy.