Digital Disconnect

They need not abandon their vision of digital promise; they simply have to accommodate that vision to the political economic world in which they actually live. Likewise, when the most militant skeptics engage with political economy, ...

Digital Disconnect

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. 20,000 first printing.

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Digital Disconnect
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Robert W. McChesney
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-05 - Publisher: New Press, The

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. 20,000 first printing.
The Digital Disconnect
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ellen Helsper
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-27 - Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

With the increased digitisation of society comes an increased concern about who is left behind. From societal causes to the impact of everyday actions, The Digital Disconnect explores the relationship between digital and social inequalities, and the lived consequences of digitisation. Ellen Helsper goes beyond questions of digital divides and
The Propaganda Model Today
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Joan Pedro-Carañana, Daniel Broudy, Jeffery Klaehn
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-25 - Publisher: University of Westminster Press

While the individual elements of the propaganda system (or filters) identified by the Propaganda Model (PM) – ownership, advertising, sources, flak and anti-communism – have previously been the focus of much scholarly attention, their systematisation in a model, empirical corroboration and historicisation have made the PM a useful tool for
Digital Mosaic
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David Taras
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Digital Media has transformed the way Canadians socialize and interact, conduct business, experience culture, fight political battles, and acquire knowledge. Traditional media, including newspapers and conventional TV networks, remain the primary link to Canada's political sphere but are under concerted attack. YouTube, blogs, online broadcasting, Facebook, and Twitter have opened
Digital Jihad
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Erik Skare
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-15 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

A new and innovative form of dissent has emerged in response to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Dubbed "electronic jihad", this approach has seen organized groups of Palestinian hackers make international headlines by breaching the security of such sites as the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, AVG, Avira, Whatsapp, and BitDefender.