Analysing internet policy as a field of struggle

Julia Pohle, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
Maximilian Hösl, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
Ronja Kniep, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)
PUBLISHED ON: 25 Jul 2016 DOI: 10.14763/2016.3.412

The internet and its regulation are the result of continuous conflicts. By analysing policy fields as fields of struggle, this essay proposes to observe processes of discursive institutionalisation to uncover core conflicts inscribed into internet policy.

Should we worry about filter bubbles?

Frederik J. Zuiderveen Borgesius, University of Amsterdam
Damian Trilling, University of Amsterdam
Judith Möller, University of Amsterdam
Balázs Bodó, University of Amsterdam
Claes H. de Vreese, University of Amsterdam
Natali Helberger, University of Amsterdam
PUBLISHED ON: 31 Mar 2016 DOI: 10.14763/2016.1.401

Personalised news websites can have serious implications for democracy, but little is known about the extent and effects of personalisation.