Alisa Miller of Public Radio International just gave an amazing short presentation on why, every year, we get less and less information about the world around us through the media — even though we want and need it more than ever.
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Alisa Miller, head of Public Radio International, talks about why — though we want to know more about the world than ever — the US news media is actually showing less. Eye-opening stats and graphs. (Recorded March 2008 in Monterey, California. Duration: 4:29.) Watch Alisa Miller’s talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate […]
Charlie Sheen. Weinergate. Obama’s birth certificate. If you think the stories major media outlets obsess about hit tawdry new lows each week, you’re not alone. But you don’t have to follow the industry into the abyss of banality. You can do something about it, starting with your daily media consumption choices. In her provocative new […]