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Howard Rheingold Disappointed by Jurgen Habermas

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Howard Rheingold attended a Jurgen Habermas lecture recently and walked away very disappointed. For the uninitiated Habermas’s concept of the public sphere is part of the philosophical underpinnings of the public journalism movement. Habermas also deeply affected Rheingold, who writes in his blog post:
When I wrote The Virtual Community in 1992, the most important question to me [...]