Comparative Media Studies in the Digital Age| Comparative Media Studies in the Digital Age: Taking Stock, Looking Ahead — Introduction
This Special Section on “Comparative Media Studies in the Digital Age: Taking Stock, Looking Ahead” joins other initiatives to develop more refined comparative communication studies by expounding possible theoretical contemplation, elaborating methodological diversification, and exhibiting empirical interrogations. In this introductory article, we present the main discussions undertaken in the features and research articles, as well as some of their limitations. We further offer some thoughts on “context” in the digital age and promote contextual and context-aware approaches as one guide for comparative communication studies.
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