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Gita Manaktala

Editorial Director

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Gita Manaktala, Editorial Director

Gita has worked as a publicist, a promotion manager, and as the MIT Press’s marketing director with responsibility for worldwide promotion and sales. During her publicity days, she handled campaigns for Paul Krugman, Daniel Dennett, and Slavoj Žižek, among others. Gita currently oversees our book acquisitions and acquires in the areas of Internet studies, communication, and information science. She seeks high impact work on subjects ranging from digital culture to networked communication, privacy, data security, and access to knowledge and information. Gita can be reached at and her Twitter profile is @sylviamath.


Artificial Unintelligence
The Future of Digital Privacy

Recent titles include:

The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff
This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things
Crowdsourced Health
Reading the Comments

Ofer Bergman

Steve Whittaker

Whitney Phillips

Finn Brunton

Helen Nissenbaum

Elad Yom-Tov

Joseph M. Reagle

Hate Spin

Cherian George