Mobile Medienpraktiken im Spannungsfeld von Öffentlichkeit, Privatheit und Anonymität

  • This contribution aims to describe privacy, publicness and anonymity as essential analytic dimensions for media linguistic research. The dimensions are not inherent in and predetermined by the technical features and forms of communication provided by mobile devices, but are used by the participants as an orientation grid for shaping their online and offline practices in and with mobile media. Considering both mobile device use in the public realm and the dissemination of increasingly private content in social media (which is said to lead to ‘blurred boundaries’ between the private and the public), the paper provides a brief overview of the main developments in mobile media research: Studies adopting various approaches – e. g. sociological-ethnographic, linguistic and media studies – illustrate how publicness, privacy and anonymity are actively shaped and brought about by mobile media users in face-to-face and remote social encounters. As this shows that publicness, privacy and anonymity are still relevant concepts for users, future media linguistics studies should focus on the dynamic multimodal practices by which they are contextualized and accomplished.

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Author:Katharina König, Florence Oloff
Parent Title (German):Journal für Medienlinguistik : jfml = Journal for media linguistics
Publisher:Institut für Deutsche Sprache
Place of publication:Mannheim
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2019/09/27
Date of first Publication:2019/09/27
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/10/10
Tag:Anonymität; Mobile Medien; Privatheit; Öffentlichkeit
GND Keyword:Mobile Telekommunikation; Linguistik
Page Number:27
First Page:1
Last Page:27
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
4 Sprache / 41 Linguistik / 410 Linguistik
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Medienlinguistik / Media linguistics
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Journal für Medienlinguistik : jfml = Journal for media linguistics
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen