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New paper: "From networked publics to issue publics: Reconsidering the public/private distinction in web science"

I've just come back from the First Nordic STS Conference in Trondheim - no doubt the first out of many - and tomorrow it's off again, to WebScience '13 in Paris.

At WebScience, I'm presenting a full research paper entitled "From networked publics to issue publics: Reconsidering the public/private distinction in web science". Since the proceedings apparently have yet to be released, I've decided to post my own pre-print version here so people might browse my paper before the conference, which starts later this week. I'm presenting in the very last session, at 4 pm on Saturday afternoon.

Download my paper from Academia.edu.

The paper is to a large extent a follow-up on my paper from the NordiCHI '12 conference in Copenhagen last fall, where I presented a case study of how two Facebook groups were used to collectively make sense of a severe snowstorm situation that hit the Danish island of Bornholm during Christmas 2010. In the WebScience paper, I ask…