• Pick ONE topic from below and write a response.
• Your reading responses should be 500 words long
(minimum 450 words, maximum 550 words).
• You are expected to refer to the course material(s) in your
response; be sure to cite these material(s) using APA
• Course material (1 reading + 1 lecture ppt will be provided;
please only use these two sources; no outside source
• please use important quotes from text and paraphrase
important points, then cite at the end of the sentence
Topic (pick one) (answers can be found from reading and ppt)
1. What is the ‘public’ sphere in a platform society?
◦ In theoretical terms,
▪ Who makes up the ‘public’?
▪ Where is the public located?
▪ What does it look like?
▪ How is it accessed?
2. What are some concerns about a platform society? How might
our lives be influenced or impacted by “The Big Five”?