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Author McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952-
Title Digital disconnect : how capitalism is turning the Internet against democracy / Robert W. McChesney.
Imprint New York : The New Press, 2013.
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 Book Stacks  HM851 .M393 2013  AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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?
Summary 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.
ISBN 9781595588678 (hardcover)
1595588671 (hardcover)
Subject Internet -- Political aspects.
Capitalism.
Democracy.

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