Why Controlling the Masses Through the Media No Longer Works

How the internet is ushering in a new dynamic when it comes to the dissemination of information, and what the implications are for society.

For the majority of the 20th century information came through a top-down hierarchy in which the privileged few spoke to the masses. This didn’t just shape how we received information, but also the psychology of the people that grew up with this as the norm. In this Big Think video Neurohacker CEO Jordan Greenhall explores how the change in dynamic created by the internet has effected our collective action and decision making.