Book Discussion on The Cult of the Amateur

Andrew Keen talked about his book The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture (Crown Business, 2007). He… read more

Andrew Keen talked about his book The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture (Crown Business, 2007). He debated with Lev Grossman of Time magazine the value of the “democratization” of digital media, in which anyone with an opinion and an Internet connection can start a blog or post a video on YouTube. Jeff Howe, contributing editor of Wired magazine, moderated their discussion on the impact of consumer-created content. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Cult of the Amateur

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199129-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 14, 2007
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2010

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  • Jul 14, 2007 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 16, 2007 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 2007 | 4:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 2007 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2010 | 10:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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