- Eye Opening
As past editor of The New Republic, Franklin Foer writes about Silicon Valley’s threat to the media and democracy from the front lines of a lost war. His perspective causes him to occasionally overstate his case. Foer raises an urgent warning: Humanity sits poised on an abyss. In amassing near-monopoly control over information, Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook have become history’s greatest gatekeepers. They have no restraint about manipulating government, politics, business or individual thought.
About the Author
Franklin Foer served as editor of The New Republic for seven years before his controversial firing in 2014. He writes for The Atlantic.