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Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0 by Tara Brabazon

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Conclusion: white men rule?

Tara Brabazon

Abstract: This conclusion completes the arc of this book, tracking the passage from community management to commodified community. With attention to the films Catfish and The Social Network, the question remains who gains from the ‘flexibility’ of online identity?

Key words: digitisation, democracy, social justice, content, context

As long as we’re talking about white men competing with each other, we … acknowledge that we live in a realistic world … add women and blacks into the picture, though, and suddenly the scene shifts.1

Katie Pollitt

Digitisation is not a proxy for democracy. Digitisation is not a synonym for democracy. Neither is it an antonym. Organising and disseminating digital information ...

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