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The Fellowship of the Net

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2017)
The Fellowship of the Net. International Journal of Public Theology, 11(2), 188-210. https://doi.org/10.1163/15697320-12341482
The article revisits the tradition of religious socialism as a potential resource for the information age. It begins with a detailed exposition and defence of the ideas of net...

Contra Bentham: ethical information policy in the PanopticEon

Journal Article
Duff, A. S., & Bentham, C. (2017)
Contra Bentham: ethical information policy in the PanopticEon. Journal of Information Ethics, 26(1), 93-111
The article addresses the problem of surveillance within the framework of ethical information policy. Jeremy Bentham’s plan for a panoptic penitentiary is subjected to forensi...

Ethical ePunditry? The role of expertise in online opinion-making

Journal Article
Forrest, E., & Duff, A. S. (2017)
Ethical ePunditry? The role of expertise in online opinion-making. Journal of Information Ethics, 26(1),
The use of blogs to communicate ideas, opinions and knowledge has grown over the past two decades. Social media platforms have facilitated the rise of hybridised forms of writ...

On Political Epunditry

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2018)
On Political Epunditry. Journalism Studies, 19(10), 1507-1525. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670x.2017.1279981
The article develops the concept of ePunditry, a putative new lens through which to view the work of political blogging and associated digital modes. It starts by describing t...

Pundit for post-industrial times? Walter Lippmann as an information society theorist.

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2013)
Pundit for post-industrial times? Walter Lippmann as an information society theorist. Information, Communication and Society, 16, 967-988. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2012.755209
Walter Lippmann (1889–1974) was perhaps the most prominent pundit of the late-industrial era. His place in the annals of journalism is secure, but his legacy should not stop t...

Is electronic punditry the future and should we welcome it?

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2013)
Is electronic punditry the future and should we welcome it?. All Media Scotland,

The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2011)
The Rawls-Tawney theorem and the digital divide in postindustrial society. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62, 604-612. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21470
The digital divide continues to challenge political and academic circles worldwide. A range of policy solutions is briefly evaluated, from laissez-faire on the right to “arith...

The European information society: scholarly and official perspectives.

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2007)
The European information society: scholarly and official perspectives. 880-01 Jōhō Tsūshin Gakkai shi. 26, 29-31. ISSN 0289-4513

The normative crisis of the information society.

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2007)
The normative crisis of the information society. Cyberpsychology. 2ISSN 1802-7962
The information society thesis, as a set of sociological propositions pertaining to a range of advanced nations, is now widely accepted. Attention, therefore, should increasin...

Neo-Rawlsian Co-ordinates: Notes on A Theory of Justice for the Information Age.

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2006)
Neo-Rawlsian Co-ordinates: Notes on A Theory of Justice for the Information Age. International journal of information ethics. 6, 17-22. ISSN 1614-1687
The ideas of philosopher John Rawls should be appropriated for the information age. A literature review identifies previous contributions in fields such as communication and l...