Digital media in politics and society: Exam preparation

1.5. Digital media in politics and society: Exam preparationΒΆ

  1. Please define "digital media".

  2. Please list four characteristics of "digital media" discussed in the lecture.

  3. Please list the four cultures of the internet as identified by Castells.

  4. Please list and discuss the analytical levels by which we can assess the impact of digital media on society. Please present an example on how the interaction of these levels can change our assessment of this impact.

  5. Castells lists four cultures of the internet. Please discuss whether you find these concepts still hold, if some are missing, whether and why time has rendered some obsolete.