Fear and Loathing of Government 2.0

Fear and Loathing of Government 2.0

We explore how the government's desire to control its message collides with the Wild West of the digital world.

The Internet is sprawling, uncontrollable, and always changing. And that makes it a source of deep anxiety for many in the federal government. We'll explore how different agencies are thinking about technology, and how they can build a truly effective information infrastructure.

Guests

Elizabeth Losh

Writing Director and Professor of Humanities, University of California at Irvine; and author "Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press)

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