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Complete Definition of "informationism"

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Etymology
Derived from the word information. Informationism and informationist (one who practices informationism) are first known to have arisen in the work of a group of Scottish poets in the 1994 book Contraflow on the SuperHighway?.<ref>Price 1993</ref> Since then use of the term has increased.

Noun
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  1. A significant ideology that information has power when disseminated.
  2. The use of information as a weapon.
  3. The act of countering government propaganda.
  4. The act of undermining advertising.

Quotations
2006. Kozzmo(blog). Informationism.1
:At present, informationism is considered a form of web-based terrorism, using blogs as a platform to initiate propagandist attacks. This definition, however is that generated by the post-modernist.
2004. Habits of the High-Tech Heart, by Quentin Schultze: (ethicsdaily.com/article Book review by Ethics Daily)
:Informationism: �a non-discerning, vacuous faith in � information.�
2000. Heroux, Erick. The Ideology of Information & The Tactics of Literature. (Dissertation Abstract, Nov. 1 2000)2
:Informationism is identified as a significant emerging ideology.

References
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The informationists (Overview Contraflow on the SuperHighway?), by Richard Price. 1993.3
Informationism, In Urban Dictionary.
Informationism, In Wikablog.
blog The Informationist
website informationism.org

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