Re: Book on use of electronic networks for democracy [cr-95/10/25]


Sender: "Steve Eppley" <•••@••.•••>

Mark Stahlman opined:
>The inevitable result of hyper-democracy would be manipulation of
>opinions by skilled opinion shapers to support their particular
>collective judgements.

Is this from the same Mark Stahlman who wrote:
>The essential character of New Media is anti-propaganda.  Contrast the TIME
>approach to to cyber-porn and the WELL approach.  TIME is a propaganda
>organ; the WELL is an anti-propaganda community.
>Two-way (the only truly New) media provides the antidote.  Talk back.

>Focus on the anti-propaganda capacity of the Net.

>You know the cool thing about the Net is that you only get away with sh*t
>when no one really cares what you're saying.

---Steve     (Steve Eppley    •••@••.•••)

 Posted by Andrew Oram  - •••@••.••• - Moderator: CYBER-RIGHTS (CPSR)
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