Tag Archives: privacy

Lost in the Stacks, Episode 392: Uncataloging Neutrality

Guest: Amber Billey of Bard College.

First broadcast July 27 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-27th-uncataloging-neutrality-episode-392/

You make a choice, and you make a change.”

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Supercontext: The Fall of Gawker

Last year Peter Thiel secretly funded Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit that destroyed Gawker. Should the wealthy be able to ruin a publication if they don’t like what it has to say? We discuss the new precedent this case set between privacy and Freedom of Speech, all while tumbling down the rabbit hole of trashy media and big money.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 320: Radical Reference

Guest: Lia Friedman of UC San Diego.

First broadcast September 30 2016.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-september-30th-2016-radical-reference-episode-320/

“We wanted to support the protesters.”

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Supercontext: The Dark Knight

Looking back on the Batman film “The Dark Knight,” does it stand for anything? Or does it simply soak up whatever morals we bring to it? Christopher Nolan’s intentions remain mysterious, but we do our best to figure them out.  

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