volume 1, issue 1, P35-50 2018
DOI: 10.33919/dasc.18.1.3
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Abstract: This paper is based on the question: can we revisit the notion of ‘imagined community’ (Anderson, 1983) to use it as a reliable analytical tool for media studies in the digital age? The concept is widely used in social sciences and media studies, but is used more often than not with total disregard for its epistemological purport, thus jeopardizing its heuristic value. I consider a concept initially proposed as a valuable approach to study the emergence of nations in the 19th century, adapting it to analyze a …

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