The citizen's voice : Albert Hirschman's Exit, Voice and Loyalty and its contribution to media citizenship debates
Flew, Terry (2009) The citizen's voice : Albert Hirschman's Exit, Voice and Loyalty and its contribution to media citizenship debates. Media, Culture and Society, 31(6), pp. 977-994.
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This paper analyses Albert Hirschman's Exit, Voice and Loyalty (Hirschman 1970) as a basis for understanding the relationship between media and citizenship. It considers the significance of Hirschman's concept of voice in relation to media policy, media participation through user-created content, and the rise of 'citizen media' and 'citizen journalism'. It associates these developments with a 'de-centering' of both media practice and media studies, as considered by Couldry (2006a, 2006b). It concludes by suggesting that voice and participation, rather than citizenship, may constitute a more suitable foundation for understanding new digital media initiatives.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||New media, citizen journalism, citizenship, Albert Hirschman, voice, user created content, media policy, media economics, participation, media studies|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Media Studies (200104)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 SAGE Publications|
|Deposited On:||06 Jan 2011 11:06|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:05|
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