Constructing Multicultural Society on Web: Minorities on Information Society

Mahmutoğlu V.

in: Management and Participation in the Public Sphere, Mika Markus Merviö, Editor, IGI Global, Pennsylvania, pp.323-336, 2015

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • City: Pennsylvania
  • Page Numbers: pp.323-336
  • Editors: Mika Markus Merviö, Editor


As a public sphere traditional media have some blockages for the disadvantaged groups to participate in the cultural and social life. New media help these groups for being visible in a majority and provides a base for multicultural societies. This article tries to find out the conditions of constructing the multicultural society through new media. For that purpose, a content analyse of the art and culture pages of the website and an interview have been realized with one of the founders of It is trying to find out that how new media helps to the minorities for the participation in the cultural life and being visible in a majority. The paper also examines how a webpage can promote the relation of people who have been spread all over the World.