Cyber-Utopians versus Cyber-Skeptics

I haven’t blogged for a while as I’ve been having a summer social media holiday, so to kick off my new season I thought I would share some interesting videos I have found from key academics in the field of social media and the internet. I hope you find them as interesting as I do.

Evgeny Morozov – The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens

Ethan Zuckerman – Cute Cats and the Arab Spring: When Social Media Meet Social Change

Clay Shirky – How the Internet Will (One Day) Transform Government

Eli Pariser – The Filter Bubble: How the Hidden Web is Shaping Lives

Rebecca MacKinnon – Let’s Take Back the Internet

Manuel Castells – Networks of Outrage and Hope