The Weizenbaum Journal of the Digital Society: Editorial


  • Martin Emmer
  • Hanna Krasnova
  • Martin Krzywdzinski
  • Axel Metzger
  • Sonja Schimmler
  • Lena Ulbricht
  • Christoph Neuberger





The Weizenbaum Journal of the Digital Society is an open access journal and could not function any other way, because we see digitalization as a process that changes traditional forms of communication and cooperation, which raises the questions of control of data, information and knowledge anew. We look forward to contributions about the conditions, forms and consequences of the digitalization of society and its sub-sectors such as politics, business, science, labor, the public, civil society, law and culture. The digitalization of society has many facets: the disruptive transformation of the world of work, radical changes in the economic and innovation systems, new forms of learning and the restructuring of educational systems, the transformation of public space through digital media and platforms, changes in the way democracies function, massive challenges for the legal system and the planning and design of technical infrastructures. In light of these developments, the question arises as to how social actors can shape the digital transformation while safeguarding the foundations for individual and societal self-determination.


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11-11-2021 — Updated on 29-07-2022


How to Cite

Emmer, M., Krasnova, H., Krzywdzinski, M., Metzger, A., Schimmler, S., Ulbricht, L., & Neuberger, C. (2022). The Weizenbaum Journal of the Digital Society: Editorial. Weizenbaum Journal of the Digital Society, 1(1), w1.1.1. (Original work published November 11, 2021)



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