Created by yasmin_thelight 1 month ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
And what we have is crowding out the type of journalism that we need. It's very confusing. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
You have Trump saying, 'The press is the enemy.' In some ways, he's right and also terribly wrong. 
Created by yasmin_thelight 1 month ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
I have no idea why people who built Google and Facebook are having us in the low-level discussion. 
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
Do they not know any people who can elevate these discussions? 
Created by yasmin_thelight 1 month ago for
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
wants to stand the Truman Show.  
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
We're all trying to figure out how to get off of it.
Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
In my lifetime the core commercial strategy of the news media has changed.
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
The news media has shifted from trying to serve one big audience
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
to targeting and trying to dominate specific market segments.
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
The product they are now selling is division.
Created by wiseguy 2 months ago for
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
Most people will have had the experience recently that you can't even have an argument with someone
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
because you find you are even debating the set of commonly accepted facts.
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
This has a lot to do with the changes in the structure of the business of the news media.