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From Public Intellectuals To Public Influencers

Nicholas Carr | Rough Type | 22nd September 2019

Once upon a time we listened to public intellectuals; now we look to public influencers. Our influencers, like our intellectuals before them, win their prestige by their mastery of the dominant media. For the intellectual this was the printed page; for the inf…

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