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Works involving Bernhard Poerksen

  • The Unleashed Scandal

    The End of Control in the Digital Age
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    In an age of ubiquitous digital media and permanent mutual observation scandals are omnipresent. This books describes recent case-(hi)stories, discussing public figures such as Tiger Woods and Anthony Weiner, the powerful and the helpless that suddenly find themselves in a worldwide pillory.

  • The Creation of Reality

    A Constructivist Epistemology of Journalism and Journalism Education
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    Constructivism has been traded as a new paradigm by its advocates, and criticised by its opponents as legitimating deceit and lies, as justifying a trendy post-modern "Anything goes". In this book, Bernhard Poerksen draws up a new rationale for...

  • Certainty of Uncertainty

    Dialogues Introducing Constructivism
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    Nothing that can be said is independent of us. Whatever can be said is coloured by our dreams and aspirations, by the way our brain works, by human nature and human culture. Whoever claims to know or to observe is - according to the central...