Orlin Spassov is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’. He holds a PhD in sociology and teaches Media and Communication Studies and Internet Culture. Since 2010, Spassov has been the executive director of Media Democracy Foundation (fmd.bg). The Foundation specialises in monitoring the relationships between media and politics. Spassov is the author of Sport and Politics: Media Rituals, Power Games (2013), Transition and the Media: Politics of Representation (2000) and editor of more than fifteen books, including Media and Democracy (2013), Media and Politics (2011), New Media, New Mobilizations (2011), New Youth and New Media (2009), Quality Press in South East Europe (2004) and New Media in South East Europe (2003).
The article studies the correlation between real and virtual geography in the context of the early Bulgarian internet (the period up to 2003). The author examines the geographical distribution … Read More