Intelligence Squared US
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Saturday, May 19, 2012
When it comes to politics, the Internet is closing our minds
Does the internet poison politics? It’s been argued that the rise of “personalization,” the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy access to the like-minded, has served to reinforce our pre-conceptions. Is the information bubble a myth, or is it undermining civic discourse? Is the rise of social media really broadening our world views, or narrowing them?
The debaters are: Eli Pariser, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Evgeny Morozov and Jacob Weisberg