On algorithms and politics.
Can we “blame the media” today for political outcomes? Who’s responsible for The Discourse in a fragmented landscape? It seems like there’s increasing polarisation today, driven by social media ‘filter bubbles’. Are they real? Who’s responsible?
Plus: we talk about the media portrayal of Jeremy Corbyn; culture wars vs class politics; Brazil’s craziness; and why arguments and interaction matter.
- Have the mass media fuelled Brazil’s turmoil?, João Magalhães, Politike
- My lovely useless Facebook bubble, João Magalhães