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Inside the World of Misinformation


For centuries information was scarce. The math was
simple: The higher up the societal food chain you were, the better the
information you had. And it could be explosive. Information made Microsoft and
it brought down Richard Nixon. It helped us navigate the globe and it feeds the
Facebook algorithm. But what happens to society when information ceases to be
scarce? This is the question Peter Pomerantsev explores in his finely written
and deeply intelligent This is Not
Propaganda.THIS IS NOT PROPAGANDA: ADVENTURES IN THE WAR AGAINST REALITY by Peter PomerantsevPublicAffairs, 231 pp., $28.00Pomerantsev, a writer who also lectures on online
propaganda at the London School of Economics, …read more

Source:: The New Republic

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