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10,000 Not Out: The History of The Spectator 1828 - 2020

There is no journal with a livelier and richer history than The Spectator. As well as being the world's oldest current affairs magazine, none has been closer over the last two centuries to spheres of ..

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Access All Areas:  Diversity Manifesto for TV and Beyond

Sir Lenny Henry rang up the Office for National Statistics to confirm something he'd been thinking about for a long time. They told him that only 29.5% of the United Kingdom's population is made up of..

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After the Fact?:  Truth About Fake News

Why are journalists and politicians trusted to tell the truth as little as estate agents? How can democracy function when everybody just believes whatever they want? Will we ever return to "normal"? ..

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BWB Text: Broken Estate: Journalism in New Zealand

"It is easy to look at the extremity of `post truth' politics in the US and conclude that we must be doing something ok in New Zealand. But in many ways, the foundations of our media system are in wor..

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Genius Makers: Mavericks Who Brought A.I. to Google, Facebook, and the World

The Genius Makers tells the story of AI from pioneering days to current achievements to future potential. At the same time it takes the lid off what has effectively become an arms race between Google,..

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Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost

Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong han..

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News and How to Use It: What to Believe in a Fake News World

Nothing in life works without facts. A society that isn't sure what's true can't function. Without facts there can be no government or law. Science is ignored. Trust evaporates. People every..

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Screen Time: How to make peace with your devices and find your techquilibrium

Rather than going cold turkey or fighting against the finely calibrated, billion-dollar barrage of demands for our attention that ping up on our phones, it is time for a more measured approach to our ..

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Shouting Zeros and Ones: Digital technology, ethics and policy in New Zealand: 2020

Data flows around the world as computers trade in 0s and 1s, silently making decisions that affect all of us, every day. Meanwhile, we humans shout louder than ever before, spreading news and opinio..

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Snowden's Box: Trust in the Age of Surveillance

One day in the spring of 2013, a box appeared outside a fourth-floor apartment door in Brooklyn, New York. The recipient, who didn't know the sender, only knew she was supposed to bring this box to a ..

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame. 'It's about the terror, isn..

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The Beijing Bureau: 25 Australian Correspondents Reporting China's Rise

The Beijing Bureau is a collection of essays revealing the insights of twenty-five Australian foreign correspondents into China, from the 1970s to present day: the lives of its people, its government ..

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True or False: A CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News

"Fake news" is a term you've probably heard a lot in the last few years, but it's not a new phenomenon. From the ancient Egyptians to the French Revolution to Jack the Ripper and the founding fathers,..

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You Are What You Read

Do you ever feel overwhelmed and powerless after watching the news? Does it make you feel sad about the world, without much hope for its future? Take a breath - the world is not as bad as the headline..

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Young Guns: Obsession, Overwatch, and the Future of Gaming

Launched in January 2018, the Overwatch League (OWL) is the first large-scale concerted effort to build a competitive, global framework for an eSport that can rival the largest pro sports leagues. $3...

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