The first English daily newspaper, The Daily Courant, began publication is 1702. This might be called the beginning of the mass media, at least in
Journalism, as an autopoietic system, established its autonomy in the eighteenth century by separating itself from the political system. In the early years of newspapers, printers simply
If we follow the rules of classical logic, we can make a declarative statement that can proved true or false. The statement must be falsifiable.
The following are two disconnected sections from a paper I’ve been trying to write for a long time now. The draft still needs work, but I
More tentative thoughts on journalism as a function system. In the Next Society (see Dirk Baecker) information is abundant and is therefore shared. Those who have