Marcus Gilroy-Ware: Filling the Void

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Marcus Gilroy-Ware discusses his book Filling the Void: Emotion, Capitalism, and Social Media with Chris Richardson. Gilroy-Ware is a writer and theorist from London in the field of digital media, politics and critical theory. After years teaching journalism in London and working as a freelance media maker and communications strategist, Gilroy-Ware is now senior lecturer (equivalent to associate professor in the USA) in digital journalism at the University of the West of England and director of media advisory firm VSC Media. His second book After the Fact: Fake News, Global Elites and Information in the Age of Extremes will be out in August 2020

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