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Mass communication has existed for little more than the average persons lifespan and yet in that short time we have moved from what now seems the most basic form of radio communication to the apparent sophistication of digital broadcasting Street 2001163 We have yet to experience the entire consequences of these latest developments but we can be sure that in the near future people will look at our new system of communication as being as primitive as we now regard radio It will not just be the technologies that change it will be the way in which people relate to these new forms of communication Street 2001163 The Internet in particular has provided an almost complete renewal of the public sphere and in turn extended many democratic processes This essay will explore the notion of the public sphere and how it has been altered with particular reference to the Internet The main focus will be on how the Internet has enabled everyday people to have their voices heard in a new way through such online communities and how this new communication form eliminates various boundaries such as time and geography Old media or previous media forms including broadcast and print will also be explored in order to demonstrate how the Internet is revolutionizing media today and its role as a public communication tool With these issues at hand the essay will then proceed to explore how this so-called renewal of the public sphere will and has already affected democratic processes by looking at issues such as inter-communication between nations as well as the anti-globalisation protests that have been held across the globe in the past Communication is the process of transmitting and receiving ideas information and messages The rapid transmission of information over long distances and ready access to information have become conspicuous and important features of human society especially in the past 150 years Hobbes 199814 The most recent form of
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