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001    on1268256421 
003    OCoLC 
005    20220902094839.0 
008    210928t20222022ilu      b    001 0 eng   
010      2021047957 
015    GBC217633|2bnb 
016 7  020480759|2Uk 
020    9780226681702|qhardcover 
020    022668170X|qhardcover 
020    |z9780226818900|qelectronic book 
035    (OCoLC)1268256421 
042    pcc 
049    GPIA 
050 00 P95.8|b.G47 2022 
082 00 302.23|223/eng/20211110 
100 1  Gershberg, Zachary,|d1980-|eauthor. 
245 14 The paradox of democracy :|bfree speech, open media, and 
       perilous persuasion /|cZac Gershberg and Sean Illing. 
264  1 Chicago :|bUniversity of Chicago Press,|c2022. 
264  4 |c©2022 
300    329 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  The Bias and the Disruption -- Mere Rhetoric: From Free 
       Speech to Bread and Circuses -- The News-Print Revolution 
       -- The Rise of the Public(s): From a Fuller World to 
       Morse's Macrocosm -- This Is Fascism -- Playing Checkers: 
       An Uneasy Triumph for Liberal Democracy -- The Death of 
       Liberal Democracy: Have We Got Fake(d) News for You -- 
       Democracy, If We Can Keep It. 
520    "In The Paradox of Democracy: New Media and the Eternal 
       Problem of Politics, Sean Illing and Zac Gershberg argue 
       that, although free speech and media has always been a 
       necessary condition of democracy, that very freedom also 
       is its greatest threat. Free speech gives those who would 
       destroy democracy license to mislead the public, using 
       whatever forms of media are available. New forms of media 
       offer opportunities to both supporters and critics of 
       democracy. Reaching back to the ancient Greeks and 
       continuing through media disruptions such as the invention
       of the printing press, the growth of "yellow" journalism 
       and mass circulation newspapers, to new media today, they 
       contend that democracies have always been unsettled by 
       changes in media. The authors trace how each of these 
       changes have challenged democracy by providing new ways of
       talking about politics and of reaching audiences with 
       often unsettling effects. They conclude by exploring what 
       kinds of communication facilitates and defends democracy 
       as changing technology overwhelms older forms of 
       communication"--|cProvided by publisher. 
650  0 Mass media and public opinion. 
650  0 Democracy|xPhilosophy. 
650  0 Journalism|xPolitical aspects. 
650  7 Democracy|xPhilosophy.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00890092 
650  7 Journalism|xPolitical aspects.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00984078 
650  7 Mass media and public opinion.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01011360 
700 1  Illing, Sean D.,|eauthor. 
994    C0|bGPI 
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