Francesca Giuliani on Muck Rack

Francesca Giuliani

New York City
Producer — CNN
As seen in: CNN, Pediatrics

Alien from planet Italy. I came here for the journalism. @OutFrontCNN. Priors: @ReliableSources, @Dataminr. @columbiajourn. @blankspacenyc. Views = mine

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RT @kylepope: So @CJR just got a signed copy of @JamesOKeefeIII's book, along with a note telling me "we're on the same team"
Then... greed colonized InternetTwo and we're familiar with the place we're in right now. For a while I've normalized it, accepted it as the new normal. It's not. We were right the first time around, and it doesn't have to be this way.
In HS and undergrad, I blogged my heart out. I studied semiotics and got lost in Eco's and Calvino's ideas. I embraced social media and what they brought about. The future would be joyful, rich, connected, open, democratic, and made so much sense. It was only a matter of time.
In the past few years I almost discounted that belief, that hope, as a crazy idea from when I was younger. In middle school, my capstone project tried to explain to my older Italian teachers the importance of the hypertext for society, for knowledge, for creativity.
.@stevenbjohnson did two things here: 1) Finally properly explained blockchain to the world; 2) Gave me new hope that the internet and all it stood for is not completely doomed. The best piece I've read in quite a while. 
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