Dialectical Spaces in the Global Public Sphere: Media Memories across Generations.

By Ingrid Volkmer

Ingrid Volkmer, spring 2002 fellow, argues that the spread of international news channels has created “imagined communities,” which affect political alliances, conventional journalism and – increasingly – national public spheres. This paper discusses new issues of globalization and focuses on the impact of media-related globalization processes on “life-worlds” in various countries.

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