American Culture & Post-Truth: Conspiracies

Social annotations

So far we’ve dabbled with methods of marginal and holistic annotation. Today I’m going to introduce a third way you can annotate, that borrows strategies from both but also introduces some new ones, a method that allows readers to act like users and interact over a shared text. There are many ways this technology already exists, through the popular highlights features on Kindle and Medium, and comments within music tracks in Soundcloud (just to name a few).

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Economics of Post-Truth: Clickbait

Money quotes from “The Business of Internet Outrage”

Activity: Open your holistic annotation + money quotes Google Doc in your WRT folder and:

1. Copy + paste a significant quote from the podcast.
2. Explain what is happening at that point in the podcast and why this quote is clarifying, special, or otherwise important.
3. Raise a question, draft a brief response, pose an objection or a passionate agreement — basically anything that is sticking with you after the podcast.
4. Once you are finished, paste it into the appropriate 💰🗯 class doc:

[Sec 2/9:30 a.m
[Sec 3/12:30 p.m.]

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