The Online Public: GANG OF PUBLICS

As previously spoken about in a blog titled “Digital Coffeehouse” on my site, German Philosopher Jürgen Habermas theorised about “the public sphere”. The public sphere is a domain of social life where public opinion can be formed. Habermas characterised it by the four following dimensions: -Formation of public opinion -All citizens have access -Debate over […]

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“television taught me english”

My grandparents migrated here from Greece in their early childhood-teenage years. My grandmother Tia (Stamatia) was around 5 years old when she moved here and grandfather Tony (Anthony) was around 17 when he migrated here. They both met and married in Australia in their early 20s, but were still very new to Australian culture and […]

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new phone who dis?

“Ethnography is the recording and analysis of a culture or society, usually based on participant-observation and resulting in a written account of a people, place or institution.” Ethnographers observe, they listen, they write and record, they think and reflect – and they tell stories about what they have discovered that helps the listener understand the […]

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