SOCIAL MEDIA AND GLOBAL VOICES
ECC 2012 conference in Istanbul, located at the crossroads of the East and West, North and South, will provide a perfect platform to meet and discuss the profound transformations that are taking place globally in the mass mediated societies. While social media will be the particular focus at this conference, contemporary topics are encouraged, regarding the old and the new within the European communicative sphere which converged under the memories of empires, hopes of western republics and harsh realities of global capitalism.
The proposed theme; “Social Media And Global Voices” aims to open up a vibrant discussion in the European academic scene in the areas of: new media, peace and conflict journalism, network society, convergence culture, cultural spaces of human interaction, social media use and access, media as a platform for democracy, legislative restrictions of the old and new media, limits of artistic expressions, issues of multiculturalism, ubiquity of the internet and digital divide, local media as community builder, diasporic media, transnational media, and the political economy of the media.
The main theme will explore questions and issues such as:
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