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Hannah Arendt Center presents

Blogging and the New Public Intellectual: Discussion with Francine Prose

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

[Blogging and the New Public Intellectual: Discussion with Francine Prose]
We live in the age of the blog. Public intellectuals and journalists must adapt to short news cycles, short attention spans, new economic models and a flood of competing commentary and information. The rise of blogs may be dangerous insofar as blogs attract like-minded people who only hear one side, but they are extremely powerful as well, insofar as they allow for people to become highly educated about the world by following a few top bloggers.

Francine Prose blogs for the New York Review of Books. Click here to visit her blog.


Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Bard Graduate Center, 18 West 86th St, NY, NY