War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century

By David Patrikarakos
A leading foreign correspondent looks at how social media has transformed the modern battlefield, and how wars are fought
Modern warfare is a war of narratives, where bullets are fired both physically and virtually. Whether you are a president or a terrorist, if you don't understand how to deploy the power of social media effectively you may win the odd battle but you will lose a twenty-first century war. Here, journalist David Patrikarakos draws on unprecedented access to key players to provide a new narrative for modern warfare. He travels thousands of miles across continents to meet a de-radicalized female member of ISIS recruited via Skype, a liberal Russian in Siberia who takes a job manufacturing "Ukrainian" news, and many others to explore the way social media has transformed the way we fight, win, and consume wars-and what this means for the world going forward.


    RELATED ARTICLES

NEWS & OPINION: The Reading List of Tom Peters

Posted January 24, 2018, 11:30 AM with category of Publishing Industry
Tom Peters, the author most responsible for popularizing the business book genre, shares what he's reading these days. Read more




    SHARE THIS
Embedicon
 
9780465096145
eBook

  Choose a format

Price: $24.00/ea
LIST PRICE: $30.00

Bulk Hardcover Non-returnable Discounts
Quantity Price Discount
1 - 24 $24.00 20%
25 - 99 $21.00 30%
100 - 499 $19.50 35%
500 - 999 $18.90 37%
ISBN: 9780465096145

About the Hardcover

Publisher Basic Books
Publish date 11/14/2017
Pages 320
ISBN-13 9780465096145
ISBN-10 046509614X
Language English

Need 1000 or more?

Additional discounts may be available for print books. We also offer pricing for RETURNABLE orders. Please call 1-800-236-7323 or email us to request a quote.


Categorized Under