Lab Report: Quitting the News

“If you get your view of the world from the news, you’re always going to think that we’re living in violent times.” – Steven Pinker What’s the message of the mainstream media? Be afraid! Stay inside! Out there are Isis, the 1% staling your money and clowns! No wonder we feel anxious and afraid evenContinue reading “Lab Report: Quitting the News”

The Bible of Fake News. Thoughts on “Trust me, I’m Lying”.

This book left me humbled. 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 largerContinue reading “The Bible of Fake News. Thoughts on “Trust me, I’m Lying”.”