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Slate: Let’s Nationalize Facebook

(This appeared as “Let’s Nationalize Facebook” in Slate’s Future Tense Blog.)   Over the last several years, Facebook has become a public good and an important social resource. But as a company, it is behaving badly, and long term, that may cost it: A spring survey found that almost half […]

In The News

Forbes Hates Me

Reviled by Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2012/08/17/stupid-idea-of-the-day-lets-nationalize-facebook/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/adamthierer/2012/08/17/10-reasons-why-nationalizing-facebook-would-be-ridiculous/

Book Reviews / Books / Publications

Reviews: Castells And the Media

These are the reviews of my book Castells And the Media: Larsen, Hakon. Review of Castells and the Media by Philip N. Howard. Acta Sociologica, 55, no. 3 (2012): 296-7. Poole, Steven. Review of Castells and the Media by Philip N. Howard. The Guardian, Friday August 26th 2011. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/aug/26/steven-poole-non-fiction-choice-reviews

Book Reviews / Books / Publications

Reviews: Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

These are the reviews of my book The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Aouragh, Miriyam. Review of Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy by Philip N. Howard. Political Communication, 28, no. 3 (2011): 394-397. Dorraj, M. Review of Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy by Philip N. Howard. Choice, […]