Book Review: "Producing the Internet: Critical Perspectives of Social Media--edited by Tobias Olsson, Nordicom, Gothenburg, 2013"
Schapals, Aljosha Karim (2014) Book Review: "Producing the Internet: Critical Perspectives of Social Media--edited by Tobias Olsson, Nordicom, Gothenburg, 2013". Journal of Media Practice, 15(1), pp. 64-66.
The main objective of Producing the Internet: Critical Perspectives of Social Media is to analyse the newly emerging ‘participatory culture’ the Internet is said to inherit: do users benefit from an increased freedom to raise their voice in virtual environments? Or is the access and distribution of information still in the hands of a selected few? The book aims at critically discussing media transformations, particularly in light of ubiquitous social media platforms that have taken on a vital role in peoples’ lives in recent years. It comprises 13 chapters from international scholars aiming to deepen the reader’s understanding of this new type of media.
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