Tucson Festival of Books

Extremes Of Life Online


Covering technology for two of the country's largest newspapers, Taylor Lorenz and Jeff Horwitz have a lot to say about the past, present and future of the online world. They tackle opposite aspects in their books: Jeff details the "damaging and manipulative tactics of Facebook," while Taylor emphasizes the happier prosperity online has offered to everyday users with a creative streak.


Panelists
Jeff Horwitz

Jeff Horwitz is a technology reporter for The Wall Street Journal. His work on “The Facebook Files” won the George Polk Award for Business Reporting and the Gerald Loeb Award for Beat Reporting....

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Taylor Lorenz

Taylor Lorenz is a technology columnist for The Washington Post's business section covering online culture and the content creator industry. She was previously a technology reporter for The New York Times business section, The Atlantic and The Daily Beast....

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Books:
Broken Code
Inside Facebook and the Fight to Expose Its Harmful Secrets
Jeff Horwitz
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
January 2023
ISBN 9780385549189
336 pages
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Extremely Online
The Untold Story of Fame, Influence, and Power on the Internet
Taylor Lorenz
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Simon & Schuster
October 2023
ISBN 9781982146863
384 pages
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