Oligopolies versus Democracy: Is this the end of communication?
AbstractIt is a sine quanon condition to take again citizenship as political deliberation fundamental actor in constructing what is social and what is public, in a world full of oligopolies of communication media, in order to assure the preservation of democracy as a guarantee of human feasibility. New communication ways, resulting from chaos, crisis, and uncertainty, start organizing again the environment of human beings. Public communication is now appearing as an interface strategy in the democratic re-construction of society, especially in situations of crisis. This article is the result of the research on “Public Communication: a space to construct democracy,” carried out by CORPUS –Corporative Communication Research Group-, sponsored by Universidad de Medellin (Colombia) Research Vice-principal’s office and Communication School.
Author BiographyCarlos Alberto Galvis Ortiz, Universidad de MedellínDocente-Investigador de la Facultad de Comunicación Universidad de Medellin, miembro del grupo de investigación CORPUS
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