“The most comprehensive English-language compendium on the contemporary aspects of Cuban internet practices, material forms, policies, and histories. . . . An instantly valuable resource.”—NACLA Report on the Americas
“Weaves together themes of dispute, repression, social activism, and ideology to illustrate the Cuban society of today where the official narrative silences the alternative discourse and knowledge, and citizens are learning to skillfully use digital media as an agent of change.”—Transmodernity
“An important contribution to the study of the Cuban media landscape. Cuba’s Digital Revolution examines changes brought about by recent expansion of Wi-Fi access points through attention to how independent journalism, media distribution, activism, entrepreneurship, and media culture are developing alongside local and global technological and political changes.”—Cristina Venegas, author of Digital Dilemmas: The State, the Individual, and Digital Media in Cuba
Ted A. Henken, associate professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Baruch College, City University of New York, is coauthor of Entrepreneurial Cuba: The Changing Policy Landscape and the author of Cuba: A Global Studies Handbook. Sara Garcia Santamaria, associate professor of media and communication at Universitat Ramon Llull and Universitat Jaume I, is coeditor of Media and Governance in Latin America: Towards a Plurality of Voices.
Publication of the paperback edition made possible by a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.