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The Listening Room
Mon April 23, 2012
Intelligence Squared Debate Series
Does the internet poison politics? It's been argued that the rise of 'personalization,' the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy access to the like-minded, have served to reinforce our pre-conceptions.
Is the information bubble a myth, or is it undermining civic discourse? Is the rise of social media really broadening our world views, or narrowing them? The debaters are Eli Pariser, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Evgeny Morozov, and Jacob Weisberg.
For more information on this series go to: intelligencesquaredus.org.
Airing this Sunday, April 29. You can hear The Listening Room Sunday nights at 9:00 p.m., on WWNO, 89.9 FM.