Jonathan Franzen: “The Internet should be really strictly regulated”
Novelist Jonathan Franzen hates the Internet, a point he has made several times, most recently in an excerpt from his newly released examination of Austrian satirst Karl Kraus, "The Kraus Project." Since then (and most of his time in a public space), Franzen has been shrugging off critics. In an extensive interview with Manjula Martin, co-founder of indie publication Scratch Magazine and a longtime family friend of Franzen's partner, "The Corrections" author again pushes back, going into detail about his views on social media, the Internet and the economics of journalism.
Franzon on his privilege as a white male in literature: