Editorial: Freedom of Expression and the Online Abyss

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Editorial | Open Access

Editorial: Freedom of Expression and the Online Abyss


  • Maria Elliot Department of Media and Journalism, Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Kristoffer Holt Department of Media and Journalism, Linnaeus University, Sweden


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Abstract:  This introduction to the thematic issue Freedom of Expression, Democratic Discourse and the Social Media discusses the state of the debate surrounding freedom of expression in the field of communication studies and presents four original articles dealing with freedom of speech in contemporary media from different perspectives.

Keywords:  democratic discourse; freedom of expression; social media

Published:   15 October 2020


DOI: https://doi.org/10.17645/mac.v8i4.3693


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