Trust Me, I'm Lying Confessions of a Media Manipulator, by Holiday, Ryan
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- ISBN: 9781591846284 | 1591846285
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/2/2013
You’ve seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What you don’t know is that someone is responsible for all this. Usually, a media manipulator like Ryan Holiday. In a world where blogs control and distort the news, his job is to control blogs—as much as any one person can. In today’s culture…
- Blogs like Gawker, Buzzfeed and The Huffington Post drive the media agenda.
- Bloggers are slaves to money, technology, and deadlines.
- Manipulators wield these levers to shape everything you read, see and watch—online and off.