Martin Gurri

Martin Gurri

8 Interviews

Martin Gurri's Interviews

Adaam Levin-Areddy + Vanessa M. Quirk & Niall Ferguson + Martin Gurri 17 Mar 2023 • EN

Doom of the Public (LIVE w/ Niall Ferguson & Martin Gurri)

Behold! The recording of our first ever live event! We were graced by the thoughts, arguments, and non-English accents of Niall Ferguson — economic historian, fellow at Stanford, and author of many books, including Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe — and Martin Gurri — a former media analyst for the CIA and author of T

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Bethany McLean + Luigi Zingales & Martin Gurri 17 Jun 2021 • EN

How The Elites Are Losing Control With Martin Gurri

Occupy Wall Street, Italy's Five Star Movement, the indignados in Spain—we've seen an increase in anti-elite protests by a disabused public over the last two decades. But what has caused this "revolt of the public"? Martin Gurri, Visiting Fellow at George Mason University's Mercatus Center and former CIA media analyst,

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The internet is brutal. Martin Gurri calls it a “great mutilator.” Gurri was a global media analyst at the CIA in 2001, right as the internet erupted with what he describes as an “information tsunami.” That year, more information was produced than all information before it. The next year, double. Then double that, and

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Adaam Levin-Areddy + Vanessa M. Quirk & Martin Gurri 15 Feb 2021 • EN

The CIA Analyst Who Saw It Coming (w/ Martin Gurri)

Perched from his position as a media analyst at the CIA, Martin Gurri noticed — way before most of us — that change was afoot. Starting in the early 2000s, he noticed the new "tsunami" of information coming our way, and he began to see how it was changing, and would forever change, not just our means of communication,

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Andrew Keen & Martin Gurri 22 Jul 2020 • EN

Martin Gurri: The Crisis of Authority in the 21st Century

Martin Gurri is a former CIA analyst specializing in the relationship of politics and global media. His book, The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium, first published in 2014 and updated in 2018, has been praised for foreshadowing the political shocks of Brexit and the rise of Donald

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Russ Roberts & Martin Gurri 25 May 2020 • EN

Martin Gurri on the Revolt of the Public

Author Martin Gurri, Visiting Fellow at George Mason University's Mercatus Center, talks about his book The Revolt of the Public with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Gurri argues that a digital tsunami--the increase in information that the web provides--has destabilized authority and many institutions. He talks about the a

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