Algorithmed Public Spheres

How significant is algorithmic personalization in searches for political parties and candidates?

by Cornelius Puschmann *** This is a crosspost with the HIIG blog. Also see this post (in German) for Katharina’s Zweig’s analysis of the data *** The issue Among the many things we do online, search is probably the most ubiquitous. Beyond messaging, entertainment, shopping, and a myriad of other activities, using search engines such…

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Announcing the postdoctoral research network Algorithmed Public Spheres

Algorithms have emerged both as a prominent object of academic study and a fixture in the public imagination in recent years. As the use of digital media permeates all areas of life, at least for those citizens who own a smartphone and have regular access to the internet, the processes by which digital media is…

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