New book reveals the real impact of our digital world
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04/28/14 Robert Lorei
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Tags: Astra Taylor, THE PEOPLE’S PLATFORM: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age

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The internet and digital communication is supposed to be more energy efficient, more gender and race equal; it’s supposed to give grassroots people more power to get attention in the marketplace of ideas. What’s the reality?

Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with guest, Astra Taylor. She is a writer, a documentary filmmaker and an activist. She’s written a new book called THE PEOPLE’S PLATFORM: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age (Metropolitan Books ) in which she argues that much of the reality of the internet is not really understood. That in social media we are often exploited in unseen ways.

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