Site icon Marci Mazzarotto, Ph.D.

The New Books Network is a consortium of author-interview podcast channels dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing scholars and other serious writers to a wide public via new media. I am one of the hosts of the Media and Communications channel, with episodes below:

Episode 16: Donald A. Barclay, Disinformation: The Nature of Facts and Lies in the Post-Truth Era

Episode 15: Jonathan Beller, The World Computer: Derivative Conditions of Racial Capitalism

Episode 14: Caitlin Ring Carlson, Hate Speech

Episode 13: Elizaveta Friesem, Media Is Us: Understanding Communication and Moving Beyond Blame

Episode 12: Jillian C. York, Silicon Values: The Future of Free Speech Under Surveillance Capitalism

Episode 11: John Durham Peters, Florian Sprenger, and Christina Vagt, Action at a Distance

Episode 10: Aaron Tugendhaft, The Idols of Isis: From Assyria to the Internet

Episode 9: Nathaniel Greenberg, How Information Warfare Shaped the Arab Spring

Episode 8: Gemma Milne, Smoke and Mirrors: How Hype Obscures the Future and How to See Past It

Episode 7: Richard Seymour, The Twittering Machine

Episode 6: John Durham Peters, Promiscuous Knowledge: Information, Image, and Other Truth Games in History

Episode 5: Yves Citton, Mediarchy

Episode 4: Donald A. Barclay, Fake News, Propaganda, and Plain Old Lies

Episode 3: Diana Senechal, Mind Over Memes: Passive Listening, Toxic Talk, and Other Modern Language Follies

Episode 2: Ruth Palmer, Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight

Episode 1: Erika Engstrom, Feminism, Gender, and Politics in NBC’s Parks and Recreation

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