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KNOWLEDGE COMMUNITIES IN DIGITAL DEMOCRACY AND THE INTERACTION-BASED NATURE OF JOURNALISM

KNOWLEDGE COMMUNITIES IN DIGITAL DEMOCRACY AND THE INTERACTION-BASED NATURE OF JOURNALISM The main objective of this paper is to explore and describe knowledge communities and collaborative work in digital democracy, the role of media in a democratic society, the blurring of the news–entertainment boundaries, the routinization of news practice, and the impact of internal processes and practice on media discourse. In sum, the results of the current study provide useful insights on factors shaping the growing commercialization of the media, the language of the news media, the impact of the news process on media discourse, the processes behind news reporting, and journalism’s role in relation to language style. JEL Classification: D83, L82, O14 Keywords: knowledge communities, collaborative work, new media http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Economics, Management, and Financial Markets Addleton Academic Publishers

KNOWLEDGE COMMUNITIES IN DIGITAL DEMOCRACY AND THE INTERACTION-BASED NATURE OF JOURNALISM

Economics, Management, and Financial Markets , Volume 6 (3): 172-178 – Jan 1, 2012

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Abstract

The main objective of this paper is to explore and describe knowledge communities and collaborative work in digital democracy, the role of media in a democratic society, the blurring of the news–entertainment boundaries, the routinization of news practice, and the impact of internal processes and practice on media discourse. In sum, the results of the current study provide useful insights on factors shaping the growing commercialization of the media, the language of the news media, the impact of the news process on media discourse, the processes behind news reporting, and journalism’s role in relation to language style. JEL Classification: D83, L82, O14 Keywords: knowledge communities, collaborative work, new media

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Economics, Management, and Financial MarketsAddleton Academic Publishers

Published: Jan 1, 2012

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