Development of the public field until the early 2000s

Table of Contents

  • The role of the public field in society

    The public field is a mental environment where people engage in interpreting both the reality around them and the processes which occur there. Such interpretations ...
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  • How does the public field work?

    Public discussions involve a diverse range of participants. There are the spontaneous, informal, public fields consisting, amongst others, of NGOs, organised, opinion groups and subcultural ...
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  • Development in the Estonian public field during the past half-century

    At the beginning of the 1990s, the principal value sought by the Estonian public was spiritual freedom and independence. The total silence of the Soviet ...
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  • The public field in the open Estonian society

    In the 1990s, the Estonian public field concerned itself with several political, economic and cultural issues of general importance. There have been public debates on ...
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  • The shaping of a new media system

    During the 1990s, the number of media channels increased, development of the channels having occurred along three separate paths involving the public media, the commercial ...
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  • Citizen initiative and the third sector

    Citizen initiatives can also catalyse spontaneous movements which express citizens’ concerns and promote changes to serve popular needs. In some instances, citizen movements have grown ...
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  • Public opinion and public opinion research

    The choice of topics for public debate, and the manner of the resulting discussions, usually reflect much more than simple attitudes to specific issues. Wider ...
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