The Centre of Democracy presents: Big data and shrinking democracies
The Washington Post’s mantra reads: “Democracy dies in darkness” and yet their unrelenting spotlight on the want-to-be autocrat Trump is simultaneously driving their revenue machine.
The media’s business model is built around numbers – more readers = more money and readers can’t get enough of Trump. Join publisher of CityMag Josh Fanning, as he takes you ‘behind the paywall’ and walks you through the basics of the media’s business model and how – despite all the trouble its caused – data and the Internet can strengthen the democratic process.
By Joshua Fanning, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, CityMag
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