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The Influencing Machine (An Animated History of the Fear of New Media)

The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media is a graphic novel by Brooke Gladstone that looks to be an excellent history of media. Animated by Benjamin Arthur, this short excerpt takes an interesting look at why people think there’s something out there secretly controlling them and how that fear translates to the perceptions of new media.

(via Brain Pickings)

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