Kalev Leetaru at Forbes: Is Social Media Really A Public Space?

Kalev Leetaru at Forbes: Is Social Media Really A Public Space? “As elected officials turn to social media to communicate with their constituents and social platforms themselves deploy new features to help connect citizens with their representatives, the interaction between the governed and those they elect to govern them is increasingly occurring on private digital property with membership rules and codes of conduct not subject to any of the protections traditionally afforded the public sphere.”