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Seduction by Sound Bite: How Pink Slime Begat the Fiscal Cliff

The lesson for us as consumers of news and information is to be wary of these sound bites and dramatic names that lead us to believe we’re in imminent danger. Look beyond the scary language to see what’s REALLY happening.
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Why the Debt Drama Doesn’t Captivate Us (and why you need to keep checking your watch)

We’ve been conditioned by our society and the media to have these big crises that are resolved at the eleventh hour. We expect that this will go on until the deadline is nigh and then somewhere, somehow the warring parties will get together and come up with a compromise that manages to save the day just in the nick of time.
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How Rumors Start: What’s that you say about an Obama scare?

Be careful that what you broadcast to the world reflects what’s really going on, vs. what you *thought* you heard.
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