Within this increasingly multicultural society, self-expression is the social mechanism in which individuals reaffirm their sense of uniqueness. Fashion has and continues functioning as an instrument that aids individual expressiveness while redefining pre-established social pillars. 2,956 more words
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The public sphere is the ‘space’ in which citizens debate about common concerns. This can reflect from political issues, entertainment and anything regarding humanity.
Socialist theorist Jurgen Habermaas depicted the public sphere as an 18th century coffee shop, where individuals would meet and discuss important issues and common concerns of the society. 366 more words
New series of reports highlights profound changes in online discourse in Arab countries | Berkman Center
‘The personal is political’.
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’. 111 more words