Truth, trust, and telepresence

Journal of Mass Media Ethics 18 (3 & 4):194 – 212 (2003)
Computer-mediated communication (CMC) raises anew traditional questions of truth and trust. Challenges to communicating with truth and trust are exacerbated by qualities of CMC which encourage users to communicate mindlessly, particularly its capacity to evoke a sense of being present to an Other, despite different locations in time or space. Rhetorical presence and dialogic presentness are used to explore the communication dynamics of CMC and delineate some of the challenges of truthful and trustworthy CMC.
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DOI 10.1207/S15327728JMME1803&4_4
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