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Hacktivists and journalists – empowerment versus paralyzing Fear

Chou, Szu-ting (2014) Hacktivists and journalists – empowerment versus paralyzing Fear. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (22 Dec 2014). Website.

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Abstract

This article by Polis intern Szu-ting Chou What are the perils and possibilities of technology penetrating into our lives? This week, self-checkout machines replaced nearly half the staff at my local pharmacy. I recall a similar trend on a trip to Tokyo this summer: witnessing the growing number of restaurants that had opted for automated systems to order food, making it possible for customers to have a meal without coming in contact with any of the waiters and cashiers.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 07:50
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2020 23:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76853

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