David Robinson assesses Lee Siegel’s Against the Machine; its thesis is that blogs, YouTube, Wikipedia, and other recent upsurges of so-called user-generated content are culturally harmful.
AGAINST THE MACHINE:
Being Human in the Age of the Electronic Mob.
By Lee Siegel.
Spiegel & Grau.
182 pp. $22.95
Two years ago, cultural critic Lee Siegel found himself thrust by his editors at ...