Fanaticism, Racism, and Rage Online - Klein, Adam
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Fanaticism, Racism, and Rage Online is a critical exploration of digital hate culture and its myriad infiltrations into the modern online community. The book examines radical movements that have emerged both on the fringes of the Internet, as well as throughout the web's most popular spaces where extremist voices now intermix with mainstream politics and popular culture. This investigation brings to light the different forms of extremist culture on the web, from the blatant hate websites, to the much more invasive faux-social networks, racist political blogs, and pseudo-scientific domains. …mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Fanaticism, Racism, and Rage Online is a critical exploration of digital hate culture and its myriad infiltrations into the modern online community. The book examines radical movements that have emerged both on the fringes of the Internet, as well as throughout the web's most popular spaces where extremist voices now intermix with mainstream politics and popular culture. This investigation brings to light the different forms of extremist culture on the web, from the blatant hate websites, to the much more invasive faux-social networks, racist political blogs, and pseudo-scientific domains.
Autorenporträt
Adam Klein is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Pace University, USA. His work on radical voices in media and politics has been published in Communication Theory and Communication Monographs. He has also been a guest speaker on WNYC's The Takeaway, and a contributor to the scholarly news site The Conversation. His articles have appeared in The New Republic, Business Insider, and Raw Story.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction 1. From Bookshelves to Desktops 2. Hate Speech in the Information Age 3. Virtual Pleasure Island 4. The Websites 5. Hate in the Open 6. Deceit By Design: A Two-Part Analysis 7. Preserving the Digital Sphere Conclusion Bibliography Index

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"For anyone who wants a clearer understanding of these master communicators polluting American cyberspace and civic life, this is an authoritative and illuminating read." (Cherian George, European Journal of Communication, Vol. 34 (2), 2019)