“Each generation of media has a different cock in its mouth.” – Ryan Holiday, Trust me I’m lying.
😔 I thought I was on top of my media game and was able to separate the wheat from the chaff, so to speak. I WAS WRONG!
📰 😱I knew the situation was bad; I even quit following “the news” 3 years ago because I thought it misrepresented reality to a larger degree than it represented it (and also for the sake of my wellbeing). But Ryan Holidays confessions from his career as a media manipulator paints a even darker picture than I could ever imagine!
👨🏼💻Understanding the structure and constraints of click-based media is essential. These structure explains almost everything they do. It’s in the nature of the system.
🥇 The first half of this book is should be mandatory reading (the other half turns into a bit of a rant). This is probably the book that influenced me the most this year!
What was your most influential books this year? 🤔