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Re: <nettime> Evgeny Morozov and the Perils of "Highbrow Journalism"
gab fest on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:33:54 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Evgeny Morozov and the Perils of "Highbrow Journalism"


On 10/19/14 3:01 PM, John Hopkins wrote:

On 19/Oct/14 08:53, David Mandl wrote:
It seems clear that the New Yorker is no longer home of the best
fact-checking/copyediting humankind can achieve.

It takes time and energy to impose order on a system. Clearly many many
segments of the 'developed world' are manifesting the inevitable decrease
in the energy available to maintain their own order.

Or, the perceived decline in fact-checking could rather be the result of a continued ascendance of the formal rituals of accountancy which t bytfield mentioned, combined with a networked innundation of "facts."

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