Julia Angwin on MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and the Origins of Our Age of Advertising Driven Surveillance Capitalism ‹ Literary Hub


Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.

In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of Stealing My Space and Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin, about MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and how the medium of social media has become the message of our data rich, surveillant age.

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Julia Angwin is the author of Stealing MySpace and an award-winning investigative journalist for the independent news organization ProPublica. From 2000 to 2013 she was a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she was on the team of reporters awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of corporate corruption and led a team covering online privacy that was a finalist for a 2012 Pulitzer Prize. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

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