Radically Democratic

In United Yet Autonomous, Victor W. Pickard examines Indymedia global news network in terms of its sustainability as a radically democratic organization. Created in 1999 to provide noncorporate accounts of grassroots political events, the IMC communicative structures represent what Pickard notes is a “radical democratic discourse manifesting in democratic communication processes [that] serves as the organizational glue making the global network cohere”. Pickard’s bibliography is worth a look in itself.

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~ by Jay Taber on September 21, 2008.

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