Episode 3 - Brian Williams Scandal, The Anti-vaccine Movement


In today's episode we discuss...

1. Did the lack of Credibility in Mainstream Media contribute to the rise of Social Media and new news venues? (1:12)

Brian Williams has been caught exaggerating his Iraq War story. Jon Stewart calls out the media for not prosecuting real failures of Iraq War reporting. The disruption of Mainstream Media by Social Media is well covered, but what role does good old fashion trust play in the audience exodus?

2. Anti-vaccination movement (18:10)

Why is Silicon Valley failing to Vaccinate their kids? Why is Anti-Vaccination and general Anti-science thinking rising in the US?