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The (dis)information age : the persistence of ignorance

Author: S Nick Mohammed
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2012.
Series: Digital formations, v. 79.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Challenges prevailing notions about the impact of new information and media technologies. This book encourages a more rational and even skeptical approach to the claims of the information revolution  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mohammed, S. Nick, 1968-
(Dis)information age.
New York : Peter Lang, ©2012
(DLC) 2011046450
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S Nick Mohammed
ISBN: 9781453905340 1453905340
OCLC Number: 792742071
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Ignorance in context --
The information age in perspective --
Information age paradoxes --
Media and ignorance --
Disinformation, propaganda and video games --
Ignorance is good business --
Information age journalism and ignorance --
Social media, disinformation and ignorance --
Reasons for hope --
Epilogue: the end of the world.
Series Title: Digital formations, v. 79.
Responsibility: Shaheed Nick Mohammed.
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"In this interesting and well-written book Shaheed Nick Mohammed does a masterful job of illustrating the effects of communications technology on global society using sources from scientific research Read more...

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