55 Voices for Democracy: “The Cult of Short-Termism” by Bernhard Poerksen
“55 Voices for Democracy” is inspired by the 55 BBC radio addresses Thomas Mann delivered from his home in California …
Bernhard Poerksen studied German language and literature, journalism, and biology and is now professor of media studies at the University of Tübingen, where he was voted "Professor of the Year" in 2008. He is known for his work on scandal research (The Unleashed Scandal, together with Hanne Detel) as well as by his books produced with the cybernetician Heinz von Foerster and neurobiologist Humberto Maturana, among others. His book Digital Fever: Taming the Big Business of Disinformation is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan.