Jodi Dean 1 Jan 2001
Multiple Reality 2
So, if the Net is not the public sphere, what is it? Is it just a tool or a medium?
Richard Rogers is New Media Professor at the University of Amsterdam, Director of the Govcom.org Foundation, Visiting Professor in Science Studies at the University of Vienna, and founder of the Digital Methods Initiative.
His academic work focuses on web epistemology, an area of study where the main claim is that the Web is a knowledge culture distinct from other media. He is author of Information Politics on the Web (MIT Press, 2004/2005), "the 2005 Best Information Science Book of the Year Award presented by the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)."