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Digital disconnect : how capitalism is turning the Internet against democracy

Author: Robert Waterman McChesney
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the relationship between economic power and the digital world, encouraging readers to fight back against the monopolies that are making the Internet less democratic.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Waterman McChesney
ISBN: 9781595588678 1595588671 1595588914 9781595588913 9781620970317 1620970317
OCLC Number: 807025085
Description: xv, 299 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What is the elephant in the digital room? --
Does capitalism equal democracy? --
How can the political economy of communication help us understand the Internet? --
The Internet and capitalism I: where dinosaurs roam? --
The internet and capitalism II: empire of the senseless? --
Journalism is dead! Long live journalism? --
Revolution in the digital revolution?
Responsibility: Robert W. McChesney.
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Looks at the relationship between economic power and the digital world, encouraging readers to fight back against the monopolies that are making the Internet less democratic.

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Advance Praise for Digital Disconnect:"Once again, McChesney stands at the crossroads of media dysfunction and the denial of democracy, illuminating the complex issues involved and identifying a path Read more...

 
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