Making new media make sense
When faced with a new communication medium, the immediate
challenge for scholars, users, and non~users is to make sense of
it. What is it good for? What are its risks? What benefits might it
bring? To rmderstand new media, we
universal access—on how reasonable choices by individ—
ual consumers might produce both individual and social
harm. This point is emphatically connected with inequali—
ties, but not in access to technologies; it does not depend
in any way o
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what it is. As discussed above, face to face communication has low
reach, limiting how many can be involved and how far messages
can spread. Face to face communication may be mobile, but only
so long as the interactants are moving through space together.
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