Virtual Worlds as a Public Sphere
This is a joint project between The Sammy Ofer School of Communications at IDC and the UNLV Hank Greenspan School of Journalism and Media Studies. Our goal is to explore social aspects of virtual worlds, and in particular issues of policy debate and persuasion – how are these affected by this unique medium?
The project includes several threads:
As part of this project we have carried out the Virtual Worlds, Real People conference, held in Herzliya, Israel, in January 2008.