Triple J’s half-hour and current affairs news show. From 5:30pm every weekday you can be sure to listen to trendy topics being debated with voices from far and wide. 382 more words
Where is the 21st-century coffee shop discourse occurring?
In the 20th century, German Intellectual Jürgen Habermas likened the public sphere to a European Coffee House, a place where the bourgeoisie and working classes could gather to engage in discourse about the current social issues and needs of society (Habermas 1962) 661 more words
What do Big Brother and Q and A have in common?
Both are examples of a ‘Mediated Public Sphere’, which McKee (2004) defines as: ‘a metaphor for thinking about how individuals come together to exchange idea, information and feelings about what matters to them in a liberal society’. 125 more words