Manufacturing Consensus Understanding Propaganda in the Era of Automation and Anonymity
ISBN: HB: 9780300251234, Yale University Press, February 2023
216 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
An in-depth exploration of social media and emergent technology that details the inner workings of modern propaganda. Until recently, propaganda was a top-down, elite-only system of communication control used largely by state actors. Today, as Samue...
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Modem World A Prehistory of Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300248142, Yale University Press, September 2022
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
The untold story about how the internet became social, and why this matters for its future. Fifteen years before the commercialization of the internet, millions of amateurs across North America created more than 100,000 small-scale computer network...
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(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work
ISBN: PB: 9780300264753, ISBN: HB: 9780300218176, Yale University Press, April 2022
320 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
An illuminating investigation into a class of enterprising women aspiring to "make it" in the social media economy but often finding only unpaid work. Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many enterprising women to social med...
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Newspaper Axis Six Press Barons Who Enabled Hitler
ISBN: HB: 9780300256420, Yale University Press, April 2022
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
How six conservative media moguls hindered America and Britain from entering World War II. As World War II approached, the six most powerful media moguls in America and Britain tried to pressure their countries to ignore the fascist threat. The med...
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Behind the Screen Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media
ISBN: PB: 9780300261479, Yale University Press, November 2021
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Social media on the internet can be a nightmarish place. A primary shield against hateful language, violent videos, and online cruelty uploaded by users is not an algorithm. It is people. Mostly invisible by design, over 100,000 commercial content mo...
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Aristocracy of Critics Luce, Hutchins, Niebuhr, and the Committee That Redefined Freedom of the Press
ISBN: HB: 9780300111897, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In 1943, Time Inc. editor-in-chief Henry R. Luce sponsored the greatest collaboration of intellectuals in the twentieth century. He and University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins summoned the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, the Pulitzer-win...
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Lie Machines How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
ISBN: HB: 9780300250206, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts bolster or berate politicians on Twitter. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to promote their bunk. Campaigners create fake dating profiles to attract young voters. We live in a world of technologies...
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Jet Age Aesthetic The Glamour of Media in Motion
ISBN: HB: 9780300247466, Yale University Press, February 2020
232 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 98 colour illus., 52 black&white illus.
Vanessa R. Schwartz engagingly presents the jet plane's power to define a new age at a critical moment in the mid-20th century, arguing that the craft's speed and smooth ride allowed people to imagine themselves living in the future. Exploring realms...
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After Net Neutrality A New Deal for the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300241402, Yale University Press, January 2020
192 pp., 17.8x12.7 cm, 4 black&white illus.
This short book is both a primer that explains the history and politics of net neutrality and an argument for a more equitable framework for regulating access to the internet. Pickard and Berman argue that we should not see internet service as a comm...
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Delayed Response The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World
ISBN: HB: 9780300225679, Yale University Press, January 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 30 black&white illus.
We have always been conscious of the wait for life-changing messages, whether it be the time it takes to receive a text message from your love, for a soldier's family to learn news from the front, or for a space probe to deliver data from the far rea...
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