„A vorbi” și „a fi auzit” în comunicarea mediată de calculator


  • Camelia GRĂDINARU Departamentul de Cercetare Interdisciplinar – Domeniul Socio-Uman, Universitatea „Al. I. Cuza” din Iași


voice, listening, audience, social media, computer-mediated communication


This paper focuses on the tension between voice and listening in computer-mediated communication. On the one hand, the voice has been taken into consideration on a large scale, being relevant as a form of social capital and also as a condition for social equity. New media have been interpreted as an amplifyer of ordinary voice by the instrumentality of many platforms and tools, and by the inner democratization of speaking. On the other hand, the listening in new media was underexplored. The complexity of this subject is observable in its prerequisites (paying attention and understanding), as well as in the problematic nature of audiences and their engagement.


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