Why Facebook has to focus on more than engagement: A response to a16z’s Benedict Evans
Benedict Evans, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, recently argued that Facebook’s users shoulder much of the blame for the company’s recent issues.
The deaths that are most covered are a tiny fraction (<1%) of the way we die
How alarming would it be if humans used popular horror films to decide what to protect ourselves from? We all do something similar when we make decisions based on deaths heavily covered in the news.
How the Media Fuels our Fear of Western Terrorism
What would you think if the majority of media coverage that a Middle Easterner read about America focused exclusively on American drone strikes and Guantanamo Bay?
The Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion and the O-ring
With alarming regularity, there seems to be another terrorist incident, mass shooting, or police shooting in the news. We’ll see how media can negatively impact personal and societal decision-making.