We currently see in the media reflections on current news aggregating around the hashtag #nobannowall . Reflect on today’s readings and on these current events. How are publics created? What are some counterpublics? What makes a public what it is? Are publics ideological? What discourse is being shaped in our public sphere?
Illustration downloaded from Karen (https://twitter.com/Khallion/status/825481615526727682 )
Sherry Turkle – “Who Am We?” (2003)
Michael Warner – “Publics and Counterpublics.” (in Quarterly Journal of Speech. 88.4.) (2002)
Anil Dash – “The Web we Lost.” (2012)
Aaron Shaw & Yochai Benkler – “A Tale of Two Blogospheres: Discursive Practices on the Left and Right”. (in American Behavioral Scientist. 56(4) 459– 487) (2012).