Letters and Politics

Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter

Today we are in conversation with professor Christian Fuchs to examine the right-wing authoritarian use of social media and the capitalist models that allow growing such issues as the one concerning Cambridge Analitica.  Christian Fuchs is a professor of social media at the University of Westminster, Director of the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies & Communication and Media Research Institute, United Kingdom.  He is co-editor of the open access journal TripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique, and is the author of several books such as Social Media: A Critical Introduction and his latest Digital Demagogue: Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter.

 

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