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The revolution that wasn't : how digital activism favors conservatives, Jen Schradie

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The revolution that wasn't : how digital activism favors conservatives
Title
The revolution that wasn't
Title remainder
how digital activism favors conservatives
Statement of responsibility
Jen Schradie
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 2016 presidential election launched a public debate about the role the internet plays in civic and political life. To explain the surprise election of President Trump, a long list of culprits has been identified: Russian hacks, bots, fake news, greedy and careless social networks. While these may have played a role at the edges, something far more profound and enduring is shaping digital activism on the internet in a way that favors conservatives over progressives. The Revolution That Wasn't examines the dynamics that have given a decided edge to voices on the right. The setting is North Carolina, where from 2011-2014, the author followed the political battle over the question of whether public sector employees should have the right to unionize. She tracked 34 groups across the political spectrum to understand the role digital media played in their activism and observed a rising tide of conservative digital activism that took the state to the right, resulting in the election of the most right-wing state government in the country. Using a mix of data and first-hand reporting, Schradie explains how factors such as resources, organization, class, and ideology combine to amplify messages from the right and dampen those from the left.--
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Schradie, Jen
Dewey number
302.23/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN79.N8
LC item number
I567 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet and activism
  • Internet and activism
  • Political participation
  • Digital media
  • Right and left (Political science)
  • Digital media
  • Internet and activism
  • Political participation
  • Politics and government
  • Right and left (Political science)
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • United States
Label
The revolution that wasn't : how digital activism favors conservatives, Jen Schradie
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 388 pages
Isbn
9780674972339
Lccn
2018042809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057730886
  • (OCoLC)on1057730886
Label
The revolution that wasn't : how digital activism favors conservatives, Jen Schradie
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 388 pages
Isbn
9780674972339
Lccn
2018042809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1057730886
  • (OCoLC)on1057730886

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