Online Gods Ep 5: The Mediated Construction of Reality and e-Petitions in India

In this episode, we speak with Nick Couldry about the mediated construction of reality and Nida Hasan from Change.org India about e-petitions. 

Nick Couldry is Professor of Media, Communications and Social Theory in the Department of Media and Communications at London School of Economics. His work has increasingly focussed on data questions, ethics, politics and deep social implications of Big Data, and small data practices. 

Nida Hasan is the country director of Change.org. Change.org is a platform where people can start campaigns, mobilise supporters, and work with decision makers to drive solutions.

The podcast is a key initiative of the five-year research study on digital politics www.fordigitaldignity.com funded by the European Research Council (grant agreement number 714285) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. To know more about the project, contact principal investigator Sahana Udupa onlinerpol@ethnologie.lmu.de and for podcast-related interactions, contact the co-host Ian M Cook onlinegodspodcast@gmail.com.

 

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