A compulsive audience and a complicit news media

In 2007, two years after the launch of The Huffington Post and two weeks before the incorporation of Twitter, Arianna Huffington collapsed in her office from fatigue. She regained consciousness in a pool of blood with a broken cheekbone and an epiphany about the internet.

 

 

Curated from www.cjr.org

This is a long read but well worth it as it looks into how we consume media and the effect that might be having on us. This is important to learning because the tactics employed to capture attention and the content we end up consuming are having a big impact on our ability to get to better information and to be able to critically appraise it.

   

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