The Search Engine and the Mirror

By Andrew Silow-Carroll

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, May 2012

Silow-Carroll discusses "narrowcasting", the use of internet customization to ensconce readers in a bubble of opinions with which they already agree. It's not enough for the new internet gatekeepers to show us a mirror, he writes. He quotes Eli Pariser: "We need to make sure that they also show us things that are uncomfortable or challenging or important.

Topic: Internet, Media, Ideology, Discourse and Dialogue

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.42/No.690

Page Number(s): 23-24

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Silow-Carroll, Andrew. The Search Engine and the Mirror. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. May 2012: 23-24.


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