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Preview | Niall Ferguson’s Networld

Preview | Niall Ferguson’s Networld

Preview | Niall Ferguson’s Networld

From the Reformation and 17th century witch-hunting, through the American Revolution and to the nightmare visions of Orwell’s 1984, Ferguson explores the intersection of social media, technology and the spread of cultural movements.
Preview S1 E1 Length 02:15 Premiere: 3.17.20

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Niall Ferguson’s Networld

About Niall Ferguson’s Networld

From the Reformation and 17th century witch-hunting, through the American Revolution and to the nightmare visions of Orwell’s 1984, Ferguson explores the intersection of social media, technology and the spread of cultural movements.

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Disruption - S1 E1

Niall Ferguson untangles important issues surrounding why social media networks polarize us, why some ideas go viral and why truth itself is at a disadvantage.

  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 11:00 am CT on KET
  • Wednesday December 9, 2020 3:00 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday December 9, 2020 2:00 am CT on KET2

Winner Takes All - S1 E2

Looking at the past, Niall Ferguson illustrates how the web shifted to become a profitable network.

  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 1:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 12:00 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday December 9, 2020 4:00 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday December 9, 2020 3:00 am CT on KET2

Networld War - S1 E3

Niall Ferguson shows how our democracies are under threat from forces that exploit and weaponize the social networks that we invented.

  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 2:00 pm ET on KET
  • Tuesday December 8, 2020 1:00 pm CT on KET
  • Wednesday December 9, 2020 5:00 am ET on KET2
  • Wednesday December 9, 2020 4:00 am CT on KET2

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Season 1: Episode 1: Disruption

Episodes

Season 1 Episodes

Episode 3 – “Networld War”

S1 E3 Length 55:37 Premiere Date 3.16.20

Episode 2 – “Winner Takes All”

S1 E2 Length 55:37 Premiere Date 3.16.20

Episode 1 – “Disruption”

S1 E1 Length 55:26 Premiere Date 3.17.20

Clips and Previews

Season 1 Clips and Previews

Preview | Niall Ferguson’s Networld

Preview Length 02:15 Premiere Date 3.17.20

Witch Hunts: Where "Fake News" Began

Clip Length 03:38 Premiere Date 3.17.20

How Online Data Is the New Oil

Clip Length 02:05 Premiere Date 3.17.20

The Social Media Operation That Divided Americans

Clip Length 02:44 Premiere Date 3.17.20

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