Please complete the following readings and prepare notes/summaries to discuss in class this week:
Bainbridge, J., 2015, ‘The public sphere’, in J. Bainbridge, N. Goc & E. Tynan (eds), Media and journalism: New approaches to theory and practice, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic., pp. 5 – 23 (Links to an external site.).
Kaiser, J. Fähnrich, B., Rhomberg, M., Filzmaier, P., 2018, ‘What happened to the public sphere? The networked public sphere and public opinion formation’ (excerpt from Ch. 22), in Carayannis, E.G., Campbell, D.F.J., and Efthymiopoulos, M.P. (eds), Handbook of Cyber-Development, Cyber-Democracy and Cyber-Defence, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 440 – 446. (Links to an external site.)