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Matthew Crain

Matthew Crain’s teaching and research are centered in the political economy of media, advertising, and communications technologies. His current work focuses on the historical development and democratic implications of digital advertising and consumer surveillance. His research has been published in academic journals including New Media & Society and the International Journal of Communication. He has also written for outlets including CNN and the magazine N+1.


3 ways Facebook and other social media companies could clean up their acts – if they wanted to

8 Jan 2019
The real problem is much larger than these companies admit