I hear the claim often that  the key theories of Comm Studies can’t address the dilemmas of digital media environment. Habermas’ idea/l of the public sphere has been a key topic of discussion for decades, and still debated in relation to the Web 2.0. But does his idea really work?

Well, comm students at Fordham are on a mission to test some classic ideas by some key theorists within the critical theory / cultural studies traditions and their suitability in analysing current media phenomena. Below we will find some ideas about Habermas and digital living.