The New Era Of Personalization & Confirmation Bias

  “If you’re not paying for something, you’re not the customer; you’re the product being sold.” —Andrew Lewis   The word “media” has a very interesting meaning in Latin. It means “middle layer.” As in, something that sits between us and the world. Or, something that connects us to what’s happening but at the price Read more about The New Era Of Personalization & Confirmation Bias[…]

The 5 News Challenges Of The Digital Age

Are you sick with the news? Are you frustrated with all the opinions and barely any reporting? Are you tired of not being told the whole truth? Of having to decide what’s accurate and what’s BS? Of the time & effort required to sift through a bunch of articles? I’ve been there. In the paragraphs Read more about The 5 News Challenges Of The Digital Age[…]

How To Spot Fake News (16 Tips)

With fake news spreading like wildfire during the 2016 election, biased news outlets and uncritical reporters and talk show hosts, the modern news consumer is forced be able to spot fake news. It’s now fundamental for us, especially in the digital age, to be critical readers of news. Below are 16 tips/tricks I use to be Read more about How To Spot Fake News (16 Tips)[…]

Does TV Educate Or Entertain?

Does TV Educate Or Entertain? Television dominates the flow of information. However, it doesn’t educate. It’s not here to teach us the fundamentals. It’s not even here to report on current events. It’s here to entertain us. And for corporations, it’s an advertising avenue. The Bad The news is after our money. Their purpose is Read more about Does TV Educate Or Entertain?[…]