Monthly Archives: July 2011

What is news?

In its latest edition The Economist has published a series of reports on “the future of news.”  The substance of the report deserves separate treatment in this blog:  suffice to say, here, that it contains much that is interesting, much … Continue reading

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The extinction of narratives in an age of distrust

Every public message must undergo two transformations – one a cognitive imperative, the other a consequence of our digital age. To persuade the public, a message must be embedded in a shared narrative.  This is how our species converts information … Continue reading

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