The Internet: Debates and Controversies

The Internet: Debates and Controversies

Monday, October 3, 2011

92nd Street Y, Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Ave. at 92nd St.

 

Jeff Jarvis and Eli Pariser discuss the use of the internet in the coming election, the benefits and dangers of personalization and the future of online marketing and journalism.

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About the speakers:

Jeff Jarvis is the author of Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live. He is also a media and news blogger.

Eli Pariser is the former executive director and current board president of MoveOn, co-founder of Avaaz.org and the author of The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding From You.

Brooke Gladstone
(moderator), the host and managing editor of WNYC's On the Media, is the author of The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media, illustrated by Josh Neufeld.

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Jarvis and Pariser will be signing copies of their books following the event.