Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left (History of Communication) (by Todd Wolfson)


Author(s): Todd Wolfson

Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish date: 2014-11-11
ISBN-10: 0252080386
ISBN-13: 9780252080388
Language: English
Description:
Digital Rebellion examines the impact of new media and
communication technologies on the spatial, strategic, and
organizational fabric of social movements.
 
Todd Wolfson begins with the rise of the Zapatistas in the
mid-1990s, and how aspects of the movement–network
organizational structure, participatory democratic governance,
and the use of communication tools as a binding agent–became
essential parts of Indymedia and all Cyber Left organizations.
From there he uses oral interviews and other rich ethnographic
data to chart the media-based think tanks and experiments that
continued the Cyber Left's evolution… more…

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