[Air-L] change/associated with

S.Livingstone at lse.ac.uk S.Livingstone at lse.ac.uk
Sun Jul 27 06:28:39 PDT 2014

Agreed - the formulation surely needs to avoid making technology itself the agent of change...

Also, there's the question of how internet tech/use might be the outcome of other social changes

This kind of reasoning led me and Leah Lievrouw to talk of "the social shaping and social consequences" of new media (or the internet)


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Agree with previoius comment
""Internet studies is the interdisciplinary consideration of how Internet technologies are changing individuals, societies and cultures."

But I'd soften even further, and go with "Associated with changes in..."

Correlation NE Causation


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