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Digitalt beroende : en relevant massmedial diskurs i samhället?

Henriksson, Sofia LU (2015) DIKK60 20151
Division of Digital Cultures
Abstract
This essay is about digital addiction as a relevant mass media discourse in today’s information society. The purpose of the essay is to study this alleged digital addiction to see if it is reasonable, and then analyse how it can affect people’s relationships with technology and each other. The essay also strives to highlight the different opinions depending on generation and the discussion of digital detox, off-the-grid and weaning- apps. In the essay there is one qualitative text- and discourse analysis of eight selected articles from Swedish media and one quantitative survey. The conclusion of the essay is that digital immigrants generally have a negative opinion of digital use and addiction and since they control the mass media, there... (More)
This essay is about digital addiction as a relevant mass media discourse in today’s information society. The purpose of the essay is to study this alleged digital addiction to see if it is reasonable, and then analyse how it can affect people’s relationships with technology and each other. The essay also strives to highlight the different opinions depending on generation and the discussion of digital detox, off-the-grid and weaning- apps. In the essay there is one qualitative text- and discourse analysis of eight selected articles from Swedish media and one quantitative survey. The conclusion of the essay is that digital immigrants generally have a negative opinion of digital use and addiction and since they control the mass media, there is a negative discourse. This discourse needs to change in order to apply to everyone in society because the digital natives generally have a more positive opinion of digital use and addiction. (Less)
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author
Henriksson, Sofia LU
supervisor
organization
course
DIKK60 20151
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Digital kultur, digitalt beroende, digitalt, digital, digital native, digital immigrant, uppärksamhetssamhälle, digital detox, off-the-grid, digital användning, generationer
language
Swedish
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8408400
date added to LUP
2016-01-07 16:26:59
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  abstract     = {This essay is about digital addiction as a relevant mass media discourse in today’s information society. The purpose of the essay is to study this alleged digital addiction to see if it is reasonable, and then analyse how it can affect people’s relationships with technology and each other. The essay also strives to highlight the different opinions depending on generation and the discussion of digital detox, off-the-grid and weaning- apps. In the essay there is one qualitative text- and discourse analysis of eight selected articles from Swedish media and one quantitative survey. The conclusion of the essay is that digital immigrants generally have a negative opinion of digital use and addiction and since they control the mass media, there is a negative discourse. This discourse needs to change in order to apply to everyone in society because the digital natives generally have a more positive opinion of digital use and addiction.},
  author       = {Henriksson, Sofia},
  keyword      = {Digital kultur,digitalt beroende,digitalt,digital,digital native,digital immigrant,uppärksamhetssamhälle,digital detox,off-the-grid,digital användning,generationer},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Digitalt beroende : en relevant massmedial diskurs i samhället?},
  year         = {2015},
}