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.
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.
Sports stars have an actual influence on the public sphere. They should dare to step up and raise their voices more often. Basketball player LeBron James' shows the way by criticizing Trump and supporting Black Lives Matter.
This article aims to discuss the idea of a communicative capitalism behind mass media and its influence in social media. The article uses the theory of public sphere and criticises the idea of a online public sphere in Brazilian social media.