The People’s Internet

Technology – and especially social media made possible through the internet – has put the world in touch in ways never before thought possible. But, some worry that it replicates the advantages, and disadvantages, that already exist in the globalized world. The Agenda welcomes Ramesh Srinivasan, the founder of the University of California’s Digital Cultures Lab, to discuss his book, “Whose Global Village? Rethinking How Technology Shapes Our World.”

Trump and the evolving media landscape

Morning Joe 

Trump and the evolving media landscape

Ramesh Srinivasan of the UCLA Center For Global Digital Cultures discusses the president’s strategy of using social media and if the standard for messaging has changed permanently. Duration: 4:48

Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets


The Rachel Maddow Show 8/7/17

Pro-Trump corp targets local news stations as propaganda outlets

Ramesh Srinivasan, a professor at UCLA Center for Global Digital Cultures, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about how Donald Trump’s FCC chairman helped pro-Trump Sinclair Broadcasting find a loophole to purchase a huge number of local TV stations, which it is forcing to air right-wing commentaries. Duration: 7:18

KPFA: Letters & Politics

NPR: How The NBA Has Used Social Media To Move The Ball On Issues

Tech Republic: How technology can be used to improve democracy

Tech Republic: What happens when tech is a tool for the powerful?

How President Donald Trump’s Team Uses Social Media To Impact The Public | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Published on Mar 13, 2017

Author Ramesh Srinivasan studies how Donald Trump’s team uses social media research to impact how Americans get their news and how they are exposed to ‘fake news.’ He discusses on the show.
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The Facebook Algorithm Is Changing Life In A Bad Way

Will the revolution be tweeted? There is a lot of optimism about the digital age and the possibilities that that offers to people who want to organize, but there are shortcomings to social media, and search engines. Lee Camp sits down with UCLA Professor Ramesh Srinivasan to discuss his new book. “Whose Global Village.” In this groundbreaking interview, we discover that massive internet companies are wielding more influence than we might suspect. In the second half, Lee breaks down the upcoming Climate March and the mainstream media’s laughable coverage of scientific facts related to climate change. This and more on Redacted VIP .