A la conquista del mundo en línea: internet como objeto de estudio (1990–2007)

Ignacio Siles González


Este artículo explora el desarrollo de la investigación sobre internet (principalmente anglófona) entre 1990 y 2007. Para esto, se analizan los principales ejes temáticos de los estudios sobre tal medio a lo largo de casi dos décadas, y se presentan diversos debates que han definido su evolución como objeto de estudio. Se sugiere, a final de cuentas, que los estudios sobre internet constituyen un campo de conocimientos en proceso de construcción, con creciente legitimidad académica.

Palabras clave

estudios sobre internet; comunicación mediada por computadora; cibercultura; nuevos medios; historia

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