chose ONE to write the essay on.
1.0 Are digital technologies creating media monopolies or enabling media
freedom for everyone – or both simultaneously?
2.0 The future is what it used to be. Discuss how and why today’s digital
utopias resemble their 20th century predecessors.
3.0 Does the building of the digital commons undermine or strengthen the
gig economy of precarious labour?
4.0 The Information Panopticon is the greatest threat to political freedom in
human history. Discuss.
5.0 Are digital democracies fragmenting the electorate into competing
identity groups trapped within their own filter bubbles or uniting the
population through community media and participatory politics?