Howdy folks, some news on the ebook front: “How to Use the Internet to Win in 2016” is on the reading list for classes at at least three universities in the U.S. this semester. Good choice, friends in academia! It’s still the most comprehensive guide to how digital politics is done in the real world, and it’s a great introduction to the subject for students.
The book’s been used at George Washington and American University here in DC before, and this time around we’ve added:
- The University of Texas at San Antonio, for a class led by Epolitics.com contributor Luis Hestres (I spoke with the class via Skype late last week, too).
- The University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), as a core text for a class led by Daniel Kreiss.
- Virginia Tech, though I don’t know the actual class. But a bunch of people with VT.edu email addresses have plopped down $5 each for the PDF, so it’s clearly an assigned reading. A hell of a lot cheaper than anything in the campus bookstore, too!
I’m honored to have the book used to corrupt the youth in this fashion! Seriously, it’s really gratifying to see it find a home in academia — that was always an audience I’ve had in mind when I’ve been writing these guidebooks over the years. Also, look for a slightly updated version of the book to come out soon, I hope by next week. Onward and upward!